Most smartphones and tablets are running an ARM-based SoC, so it's not surprising that ARM has announced that 2.6 billion chips shipped in Q1 2013 using it's technology, resulting in revenue worth $269.9 (£170.3) million.
New revision of BeagleBone Black takes on Raspberry Pi by dropping price to just $45
The Raspberry Pi is facing some stiff competition from the BeagleBone Black. The latest revision of the Beagle single board computer (SBC) is now available for just $45. The extra $10, compared to the price of a Raspberry Pi, gets you some worth while upgrades.
We understand the computer and mobile device will soon be on the same plane, and a new graphics benchmark technology may give us a better understanding of just where we stand. As we ease into the OS crossing platforms, it’s a good idea to know just where the hardware measures up... or falls short.
ARM Cortex-A57 taped out: triple the performance with the same battery life
A newly published analysts report has investigated the potential performance of the the upcoming processors from Nvidia and Qualcomm and concluded that the Tegra 4 will outshine the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800. However the caveat is that the conclusion is based on projected performance and manufacturers benchmarks!
ARM demos a tablet using Samsung’s big.LITTLE based Exynos 5 Octa at MWC 2013
ARM has started showing off what its new big.LITTLE architecture can do when placed in Samsung's hands. To do this it has been demonstrating a prototype tablet using the Samsung Exynos 5 Octa at its Mobile World Congress (MWC) booth in Barcelona.
ARM seeing more mobile chip manufacturers using its big.LITTLE architecture
The biggest proponent of ARM's big.LITTLE architecture so far has been Samsung which announced it will be used in its Exynos 5 Octa. ARM has now announced that five more companies including CSR, Fujitsu Semiconductor and MediaTek have licensed the big.LITTLE architecture.
Intel takes a few swings at ARM while demoing the new Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 (video)
CPU technology continues to steam ahead, even the new Exynos 5 Octa already has a successor. AMD's big.Little A53/A57 combination beefs up the processing power, yet manages to improve on energy efficiency.