Slick Acer Iconia A1 Android tablet priced at under $200

Acer has confirmed that its slick Iconia A1 Android Jelly Bean (4.2) tablet will be hitting US shores for a cool $169. The specs are certainly more than respectable, especially considering the above-mentioned price point.

AMD creates a custom chip division

Industry heavyweight AMD has formed a custom-chip unit that will allow the company to expand beyond the constraints of the anemic PC market to lucrative spaces such as game consoles and tablets.

Cheap Intel-based Android notebooks on the way

Intel is working on $200 notebook designs, powered by cheap chips and Google’s free Android operating system.

BeagleBone Linux PC has a $45 price tag, 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 SoC

The BeagleBone Black boasts a $45 price tag along with a 1GHz Sitara AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 processor.

AMD puts its SoCs on

AMD has introduced a series of embedded chips based on the new Jaguar core and Radeon 8000 graphics.

Video: AllWinner (ARM) A10 boots Linux in just 1.2 seconds

A developer by the name of "threewater" has posted a video showcasing a device powered by the ARM-based AllWinner A10 booting Linux in just 1.2 seconds. 

Report: Google Chromebooks are off to a slow (mainstream) start

Google's web-centric Chrome operating system debuted on July 7, 2009, with the very first Intel-based Chromebooks shipping on June 15, 2011.

ARM console fails to live up to expectations

Hopes that ARM might be able to push itself into the gaming market have been dashed as the Ouya console failed to live up to its expectations.

Can Intel catch up to the ARM revolution?

The mobile industry is currently dominated by ARM's RISC-based architecture. As veteran industry analyst Jon Peddie notes, the price/power/performance efficiency of the RISC-based heterogeneous SoCs and their multi I/O is satisfying a great many needs for hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Intel-based smartphone gives Samsung Galaxy a thrashing

Anyone who thought that Intel might take years to catch up to ARM on the mobile front might want to think again.

GoNote Mini: A 7-inch touchscreen Android netbook

Ergo Electronics has introduced a 7-inch touchscreen netbook dubbed the GoNote Mini which measures 7.9″ x 4.7″ x 0.9″ and weighs 1.5 pounds.

Windows RT prices slump

Prices of Windows RT devices have started falling and according to Techworld it is because suppliers are trying desperately to ditch them.

A closer look at Nvidia's Project Shield

Nvidia's Project Shield can best be described as an Android-powered mobile console that is also capable of streaming games from a Windows PC.

Cortex A57 taped out by ARM, TSMC

TSMC and ARM have taped out the first Cortex A57 processors built using FinFET process technology.

ARM badgers Intel over licenses

Intel needs to stop mucking about and get itself an ARM license so that it can push into the mobile market, claims, er, a co-founder of ARM.

Samsung covers its tracks by using Snapdragon

Samsung might have a bit of explaining to do after it emerged that the vast majority of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphones could be shipped with Qualcomm chips, at least initially.

The $19 coin-sized RFDuino

The $19 coin-sized RFDuino can best be described as an uber-mini board powered by Nordic's nRF51822 (ARM) Cortex M0 SoC.

Warren East to leave ARM

ARM has announced that it will be saying goodbye to its chief executive officer, Warren East. East has said he will be retiring from the company after 12 years as reigning CEO, 1 July 2013. His seat will be taken by Simon Segars, currently president of ARM.

ARM Cortex-A15 chips to power a new generation of tablets

Chips based on ARM's Cortex-A15 SoC are typically found in high-end tablets like Google's Nexus 10 tablet or Samsung's latest Chromebook.

ARM wants to replace cable boxes with HDMI sticks

There are a variety of cheap HDMI PCs-on-a-stick on the market today. Most are loaded with Google's popular Android operating system, allowing users to easily run apps and stream media on big screen TVs in the living room.