Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined in 2012, figures from Gartner have shown.
Embest Technologies recently introduced a slick dev board/mini computer dubbed the MarS Board.
Freescale Semiconductor has debuted the Kinetis KL02 MCU, which the company claims is the "world's smallest" ARM-powered microcontroller.
The folks at Wandboard are rolling out a new Freescale i.MX6 Solo/Dual based ARM Cortex-A9 development board with a 1Ghz processor.
Freescale has debuted its new i.MX 6SoloLite processor at CES 2012. The chip is designed to power the next generation of low-power sipping eReaders.
AC adapters left plugged in but not charging a device? That's just pure, unmitigated waste, the most evil form of vampire power in existence.
And that's what Freescale Semiconductor said it's ready to vanquish.
A senior analyst has predicted that global shipments of non-X86 powered smartbooks will reach 163 million in 2015.