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Instructions Per Cycle – Gary explains

by: Gary SimsAugust 1, 2016
Is the clock frequency the main gauge of a CPU's performance? No, because it matters how many instructions the CPU can execute per cycle of that clock! Read on to find out more.

The Cortex-A73, a CPU that won’t overheat – Gary explains

by: Gary SimsMay 30, 2016
ARM has announced a new CPU core design, the Cortex-A73. It is faster, but more importantly it has great power efficiency during periods of sustained usage. Here's what you need to know.

What is CPU frequency scaling?

by: Gary SimsFebruary 12, 2016
There is a feature in Android (via the Linux kernel) which allows the clock frequency of the CPU to be varied. What is it and how does it work?

Best of Android 2015: Performance

by: Team AADecember 10, 2015
Want to know what’s the best phone to buy? We can help. For this installment in Best of Android 2015, we’re taking a look at performance.
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Beware of the benchmarks, how to know what to look for

by: Robert TriggsMay 8, 2015
Benchmarks and smartphones have a chequered history, but we're here to breakdown what you can and cannot trust about benchmarking.
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Imagination Technologies – building next generation processors for mobile

by: Robert TriggsJune 16, 2014
Imagination Technologies has unveiled its new Warrior P5600 CPU and PowerVR6 GPU designs recently, but is this the company's big break in the mobile space?
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Intel vs ARM and the future of mobile technology

by: Robert TriggsJanuary 27, 2014
ARM and Intel are worlds apart when it comes to success in the mobile processor market, but could the move to 64-bit mobile challenge offer Intel a second chance?
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Global market for processors up by 24 percent thanks to smartphones and tablets

by: Gary SimsDecember 2, 2013
New forecast data about the number of microprocessors shipments show that the global market for processors will rise to 1.50 billion chips by the end of this year, up from 1.21 billion in 2012. In the face of declining PC sales, the growth is due to smartphone and tablet sales.
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ARM demoes a Cortex-powered future (videos)

by: Bogdan PetrovanSeptember 18, 2013
From your smartphone, to your car, to your washing machine, there could be an ARM-designed Cortex chip in most devices that you use every day.
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Eight core MediaTek MT6592 takes on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800

by: Robert TriggsJuly 23, 2013
A new Antutu benchmark for MediaTek's upcoming octo-core MT6592 processor places it in direct competition with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 800 chip.
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