ARM currently dominates the lucrative mobile space (smartphones and tablets) with its low-power sipping RISC-based architecture.
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ARM currently dominates the lucrative smartphone and tablet markets with its low power sipping RISC chips. But AMD Chief Technology Officer Charles Moore says he believes there is "room for both" x86 and RISC architecture in the mobile space.
ARM has reported an 18% increase in Q2 revenue ($192 million total), as the UK-based company effectively doubled the number of licenses sold for smartphones and tablets during the first half of 2011.
A prominent industry analyst has confirmed that ARM's RISC-based chips remain on track to claim a sizable chunk of the lucrative notebook PC market by 2015.
A number of industry heavyweights - including Samsung, Toshiba, Acer and Asus - are reportedly prepping ARM-powered notebooks for the mainstream PC market.
A Japanese website claims Apple is testing an ARM-based MacBook Air powered by the same A5 processor as the wildly popular iPad 2.
Intel has adopted a power conscious strategy in an effort to fortify its x86 perimeter against an ARM offensive into the mainstream PC market.
A new report claims future Apple laptops will be powered by RISC-based ARM chips, rather than Intel x86 processors.
ARM-powered processors remain on track to capture approximately 13% of the lucrative PC market by 2015.
ARM has consolidated its control over the lucrative mobile space and is moving to challenge x86 architecture in markets currently dominated by Intel and AMD.
Intel is tapping its formidable x86 arsenal as it prepares a full frontal assault against rival ARM in the mobile market.
ARM CEO Warren East says that Intel's x86-based Atom processor is currently less efficient than RISC-powered mobile chips.
Intel currently dominates the PC market and is hoping to replicate its success in the tablet space.
Have you ever dreamed of owning a rig that combined x86 and ARM architecture onto a single, seamless platform? Well, you can stop fantasizing, because switching between an ARM-based OS and Windows 7 is now as simple as pressing alt+tab.
Apple's formidable mobile lineup is powered by ARM-based processors. But could the company be preparing to expand its use of the low-power chips in other devices?