Industry heavyweights prep ARM-based notebooks

A number of industry heavyweights - including Samsung, Toshiba, Acer and Asus - are reportedly prepping ARM-powered notebooks for the mainstream PC market.

ARM says Flash to blame for smartbook delay

An ARM spokesperson has blamed Flash and the abrupt emergence of tablets for the lack of smartbooks in the mobile marketplace. 

Smartbook shipments to reach 163 million by 2015

A senior analyst has predicted that global shipments of non-X86 powered smartbooks will reach 163 million in 2015.

Adobe touts Flash 10.1 at Mobile World Congress

Adobe has confirmed that a beta version of Flash Player 10.1 has officially been made available to content providers and mobile developers - with general availability of the platform expected during the first half of 2010.