iMAPx15 SoC tapped to drive $50 Android tablets

China-based InfoTMIC recently introduced an ARM-based SoC that has apparently been tapped to drive entry-level Android tablets priced at approximately $50.

Huawei preps octa-core ARM chip

Huawei is currently prepping an ARM-powered octa-core chip which it plans to bring to market during the second half of 2013.

Rockchip preps quad-core ARM processor

Chinese processor manufacturer Rockchip remains on track to launch its RK3188 quad-core SoC in February. The chip - manufactured using 28nm HKMG process technology - is built around an ARM Cortex-A9 design clocked at 1.8-2.0 GHz.

Samsung debuts Exynos 5 Octa SoC

Samsung's flagship Exynos 5 is a dual-core mobile chip that powers the company's ARM-based Google Chromebook, a versatile device which is also capable of running various flavors of Linux, including Ubuntu.

Cupp designs a hybrid ARM-x86 gaming system

Cupp has designed a hybrid ARM-x86 gaming platform for Origin's 11-inch EON11-S laptop lineup.

MIPS and Ingenic team up for tablet SoC

ARM may dominate the lucrative mobile market with its uber-efficient processors, although that hasn't discouraged MIPS from teaming up with Ingenic to design a dual-core system-on-a-chip for tablets.

Norhtec's $90 Cloud Android mini-PC is powered by ARM

Norhtec has introduced a $90 cloud-centric mini-PC powered by an Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 processor. 

SolidRun's ARM-powered CuBox gets upgraded

SolidRun has introduced an upgraded version of its ARM-powered CuBox.

Samsung redesigns Google Chromebox

Samsung is fast becoming associated with all things Gogole and Chrome.

Giada debuts ARM-powered desktop PCs

Giada is well known for manufacturing small-form factor desktop computers. However, up until now Giada's PC desktops have been primarily powered by x86 chips and designed to run Windows or Linux as the default operating system.

Synopsys and Samsung tape out 14LPE test chip

Synopsys and Samsung have taped out the first test chip based on the latter company's 14LPE process.

Bodhi Linux runs on Samsung's ARM-powered Chromebook

Bodhi can best be described as a lightweight Linux flavor coded to run across a wide range of hardware.

ARM steps up security for connected devices

The UK-based ARM has teamed up with Gemalto and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) to form a new company known as Trustonic.

Report: Next-gen Nvidia Tegra boasts 72 GPU cores

Codenamed Wayne, Nvidia's next-gen ARM-based (Cortex A-15) Tegra chip will reportedly boast a total of 72 GPU cores.

Acer debuts $300 Chromebook

There are currently three primary Chromebooks on the market: Samsung's ARM-powered device, Acer's $199 Intel x86-based (Celeron 847) laptop and Acer's $300 C710-2605 which apparently rolled out earlier today.

MediaTek touts quad-core Cortex-A7 SoC

The Taiwanese-based MediaTek has debuted the MT6589, a quad-core System on a Chip (SoC) targeted at mid to high-end Android smartphones and tablets.

Linux Kernel 3.7 goes 64-bit for ARM

Linus Torvalds has announced the official release of Linux Kernel 3.7.

Allwinner rolls out new ARM-powered chips for Android devices

China-based chip manufacturer Allwinner recently introduced two new processors: the dual-core A20 and the quad-core A31.

$900+ Microsoft Surface Pro is short on battery life

Microsoft's Intel x86 Windows 8 Surface Pro tablet apparently boasts only half the battery life of the less expensive Surface RT which is powered by Nvidia's power-conscience (ARM) Tegra chip.

WinTel tablet paradigm stalls

A joint effort by Microsoft and Intel to challenge Apple's wildly popular iPad in the highly lucrative tablet market seems to have gotten off to a very slow start.