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ARM has completely dominated the mobile market for more than a decade, with over 90% market share, but it wasn’t until the rise of modern... smartphones that we started to witness chips more powerful than anyone could have ever imagined we’d see in phones — chips that are now even starting to threaten Intel’s dominance and the...

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The world’s leader in semiconductor IP, ARM Holdings, has just released its quarterly financial results. Despite the decline in device shipments in the last quarter, ARM was still able to... deliver numbers that will surely make investors smile.

Quarterly revenue for the microprocessor designer increased 13% from the previous year to $209.4 million, exceeding the market’s expect...

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In a recent interview with Forbes, Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang stated that the group of companies that manufacture ARM-based mobile processors are beginning to create a dent in Intel’s impressive... global CPU market share lead. Granted, as smartphone sales have recently surpassed PC sales, this is obviously something Intel should watch out for in the future. But when it comes to numbers, Intel sti...

ARM Cortex-M0+

Regular Android Authority readers, as well as tech-buffs, know that the mobile processor market is (and has been for the past years) under an almost complete ARM dominance. OK, so what about the big... smartphone CPU manufacturers, such Qualcomm, Nvidia, Samsung, Texas Instruments, or Apple? Don’t they have anything to “say” about this? Well, the thing is most smartphone CPU’s are act...

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Do you enjoy dual or even triple booting your computer devices? Fancy having more than a single OS on your mobile phone? Well, you might... have to give up on any dreams of using multiple operating systems on any ARM-based device that is shipping with Windows 8 as its default operating system.

According to a report by XDA Develop...

Intel Atom processor z2460

The Intel Atom “Medfield” chip will finally be available in some smartphones this year, after Intel promised for at least 3 years that they would enter the smartphone market. Unfortunately... for Intel, I think they are just rushing in with Medfield, because I don’t think it’s competitive enough in power consumption, and it’s quickly losing the performance game, too. That’s w...

Intel-vs-the-world-2012

We’ve had the privilege of being able to speak with Intel on several occasions, as well as with manufacturers that are planning on putting their fresh hot tech in upcoming generations... of Android devices.

Really though, to be honest, I just don’t know. In the tech world, everyone with half a brain  knows that absolutely everything is going mobile. Even a cursory glance...

expensive-intel-atom-windows-tablets

I can’t say this comes as a completely surprise to me, but Digitimes reports that Intel-powered Windows 8 tablets will cost anywhere between $600 and $900. The reason this doesn’t... come off as a surprise is because I knew x86 hardware, and especially Intel hardware, will add significantly to the cost of the tablets. Just look at what it has done to the original Google TV set top...

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When ARM announced Cortex A15 last year, they said Cortex A15 is a high-performance chip that can be used not only in smartphones and tablets, but also in notebooks, PC’s and even servers.... It was very clear from the beginning that they intended to make ARM popular in the server market with this powerful chip.

But one thing that was surprising and also a little disappointing was that...

samsung-exynos-big.little-cortex-a7-cortex-a15

Now this is a piece of news you won’t forget very easily. A few days ago ARM announced that we are going to see the ultra-low-power Cortex A7 sometimes in 2013-2014, and paired up with... their high-performance (but still reasonable power consumption) Cortex A15, in a big.Little configuration, to save power when doing normal tasks, or to achieve maximum performance when browsing or pla...