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64-bit Raspberry Pi 3 launched and available

The new Raspberry Pi 3 uses a 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core Cortex-A53 ARMv8 based CPU. Plus, the Pi 3 also includes built-in Wi-Fi and built-in Bluetooth. It is available now for just $35.
by Gary SimsFebruary 29, 2016

Samsung unveils 14nm Exynos 7870 SoC for mid-range handsets

Samsung has announced a new 14nm octa-core processor called the Exynos 7870, which is destined for the mid-range smartphone market.
by Robert TriggsFebruary 17, 2016

ARM announces new 28nm POP IP for Cortex-A53 and A7 processors

ARM has announced new POP IP for its popular Cortex-A53 and A7 processors using United Microelectronics Corporation’s 28nm HPC process technology.
by Robert TriggsFebruary 4, 2016

Custom cores versus ARM cores, what is it all about?

You have probably come across the term "custom core." So what is a custom core? Why do people make such a fuss about them? And, who designs them? Let's find out.
by Gary SimsJanuary 7, 2016
 
 

Exynos 7420: Multitasking, multi-core and multiprocessing

The Exynos 7420 has an octa-core CPU, 4x Cortex-A53 cores, and 4x Cortex-A57 cores. But how much parallelism is there between the cores? We dig deep and find out.
by Gary SimsAugust 31, 2015

Up close and personal: how the Samsung Galaxy S6 uses its octa-core processor

The Exynos 7420 has an octa-core CPU, but how does the Samsung Galaxy S6 use it? We get up close and personal with it to see how it multitasks.
by Gary SimsJune 22, 2015

Fact or Fiction: Android apps only use one CPU core

Quad-core and octa-core devices seem to be the norm at the moment, but can Android apps use so many cores? I did some testing and this is what I found out.
by Darcy LaCouveeMay 25, 2015

Allwinner launches $5 quad-core 64-bit Cortex-A53 processor for tablets

The Allwinner A64 is a quad-core Cortex-A53 64-bit processor with built-in support for H.264 and H.265 at 4K resolutions. The chips will only cost $5 each!
by Gary SimsJanuary 8, 2015

ARM vs X86 – Key differences explained!

ARM is the top CPU designer for mobile, Intel is the big name in PCs. Both make CPUs for Android devices, but what is the difference between them?
by Gary SimsNovember 25, 2014

Marvell launches 64-bit octa-core ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 SoC

Marvell has announced a new 64-bit octa-core 5-Mode 4G LTE ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 SoC aimed at high performance smartphones and tablets.
by Robert TriggsNovember 18, 2014
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