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CPUs of the future: AMD partners with ARM, Intel designs a brain on a chip

VLC for Android beta now available, unless you’re a North American

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The VideoLAN Project has pushed a beta version of VLC for Android to the Google Play Store. The beta brings most of the functionality of VLC for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X to Android in a native UI in the Android 4.0 Holo style. However, there are a few...
VLC for Android beta now available, unless you’re a North American

A5X Chip Floorplan Reveals Significant Space Required for Quad-Core Graphics

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Earlier today, we pointed to some teardown tidbits from Chipworks regarding the new iPad, including the observation that the A5X system-on-a-chip is unsurprisingly be manufactured by Samsung and is using the same 45-nm process used for the A5 package in earlier devices. Also noted was a significant increase of about...
A5X Chip Floorplan Reveals Significant Space Required for Quad-Core Graphics

First ARM-based servers in production support Baidu's cloud storage

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Chinese search engine giant Baidu is using ARM-based servers from Marvell making it the first company to depend on servers using the cell-phone chip in a production environment. Baidu is using the new ARM servers in its cloud storage application named Baidu Pan. ARM, which licenses its IP to a...
First ARM-based servers in production support Baidu's cloud storage
Applied Micro's cloud chip is an ARM-based, switch-killing machine

Apple switch from Intel chips? The real question may be when not if.

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Once again there’s a rumor about Apple exploring plans to dump Intel chips on its Macbook line of computers. The rumor is a favorite, but the question is probably less a matter of whether or not Apple is weighing a switch and more about when such a switch would happen. From...
Apple switch from Intel chips? The real question may be when not if.

Tilera's Server Chip Challenges Intel, Sort Of

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It’s been awhile since there was a new chip on the scene to get excited about; one that didn’t come from Intel, and wasn’t aimed at a mobile phone. It’s been even longer since there was a chip aimed at servers. Today is one of those days. A start-up called...
Tilera's Server Chip Challenges Intel, Sort Of

Seven Questions for ARM CEO Warren East

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It’s kind of hard these days to avoid an ARM chip. There’s probably five or more inside your mobile phone alone, a few in your car, some in your PC, and several more in places you wouldn’t think of it like your coffee maker. Things are good for ARM Holdings,...
Seven Questions for ARM CEO Warren East

Facebook, AMD, HP and others team up to plan the ARM data center takeover

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In case you’ve been following Hurricane Sandy coverage as opposed to ARM’s tech conference in Santa Clara, Calif., this week, the chip IP company had two significant announcements. First, it gave details and dates for its next-generation cores, and its licensees all decided to go gaga for servers. And while...
Facebook, AMD, HP and others team up to plan the ARM data center takeover

Renesas announces big.LITTLE mobile processor with next-gen PowerVR Series6 graphics

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If Samsung likes an open playing field, it'll not be best pleased by this latest announcement from Japanese chip maker Renesas. Uncannily named the "APE6", it directly copies the same big.LITTLE design of ARM cores found in Sammy's Exynos Octa. The are four Cortex-A15s paired with the same number...
Renesas announces big.LITTLE mobile processor with next-gen PowerVR Series6 graphics

Apple A5X: Is the new iPad quad-core or not?

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Apple is known for dancing around the speeds and feeds for its products. The Cupertino-based company prefers to speak in more easy to understand terms like, “twice as fast,” or “amazing speeds.” When technical terms do get thrown out, they are usually those that will grab people’s attention; something already...
Apple A5X: Is the new iPad quad-core or not?

ARM is already the brains of your smartphone. Now it wants to run the network too

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ARM cores pretty much have the mobile applications processor market locked up, though Intel is trying to peck away at the dominance. But ARM isn’t content with its single mobile kingdom. It’s encroaching on the neighboring realm of mobile infrastructure as well, aiming to make its cores the workhorse processors in...
ARM is already the brains of your smartphone. Now it wants to run the network too

Overview of Apple's A6 Chip Development and Future Plans

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Semiconductor analyst Linley Gwennap has posted an interesting overview (via CNET) of the series of events that led to Apple's A6 system-on-a-chip, the company's first entirely custom ARM chip design. The report notes that Apple has likely spent in excess of $500 million on the project when including the purchase...
Overview of Apple's A6 Chip Development and Future Plans
AMD will integrate ARM processors in its 2013 x86 APUs
AMD and ARM partner up to battle Intel in the server space

OMAP 5's dual A15 cores wipe the floor with four A9s in browsing benchmark

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We've seen Texas Instrument's OMAP 5 in action, but we haven't been able to pit it directly against a competitor. The Dallas company must be growing more and more confident in its product however, as its posted a video demoing its pair of A15 cores alongside an unspecified quad-core...
OMAP 5's dual A15 cores wipe the floor with four A9s in browsing benchmark

The Engadget Interview: Qualcomm's Raj Talluri talks Snapdragon at MWC 2013

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Qualcomm finally detailed its Snapdragon 200 and 400 processors here at MWC, and we got the opportunity to discuss the new chips with Raj Talluri, SVP of product management. While the Snapdragon 600 and 800 SoCs are geared towards high-end devices, the 200 and 400 are targeting sub-$100 and...
The Engadget Interview: Qualcomm's Raj Talluri talks Snapdragon at MWC 2013

With Linux kernel 3.7 one build will support many ARM SoCs

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A recent code commit has revealed an interesting feature in the upcoming Linux kernel 3.7 that will allow it to support multiple ARM platforms out of the box. This brings ARM more in line with x86 builds where multiple processors are supported on a single kernel build.Previous kernels needed to be...
With Linux kernel 3.7 one build will support many ARM SoCs
Detailed analysis of Apple A6 core reveals layout done by hand

Red Hat-Applied Micro deal is another vote for ARM in the data center

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Let’s just get this straight. Next week at ARM’s tech development event in Santa Clara, Calif., there’s going to be a lot of talk about getting cell phone chips into servers. The bet here is that using ARM-based chips in servers, as opposed to the traditional x86 processors that Intel...
Red Hat-Applied Micro deal is another vote for ARM in the data center

Teardown of Apple's A6 Chip Reveals Manual Layout of Custom Dual-Core CPU

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iFixit and Chipworks have partnered on a teardown of the A6 system-on-a-chip, Apple's custom design that powers the iPhone 5. While several of the high-level details such as 1 GB of RAM and a dual-core CPU paired with triple-core graphics have already been shared, the teardown confirms all of these...
Teardown of Apple's A6 Chip Reveals Manual Layout of Custom Dual-Core CPU

Apple TV's A5 Chip Includes Surprise Die Shrink to 32nm

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While the new 1080p-capable Apple TV has been available for nearly a month, Chipworks has now gotten around to tearing down the device's custom A5 system-on-a-chip, discovering with some surprise that the chip is actually a new design from Apple using a die shrink from the 45-nm process used in...
Apple TV's A5 Chip Includes Surprise Die Shrink to 32nm

AMD to add ARM processors to boost chip security

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Back in February, AMD raised the possibility that future processors from the company might include ARM cores. The assumption at the time was that these ARM cores would be used for computation. The company has revealed its first plans for chips combining x86 and ARM cores, but it turns out...
AMD to add ARM processors to boost chip security

ARM server running on pedal power demoed at Red Hat Summit

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With x86 and a few high-powered RISC chips dominating the list of the most powerful computers on Earth, you might be wondering what's the big deal with ARM and it's push into the server space. Well, this is the big deal. The image above is of Jon Masters powering...
ARM server running on pedal power demoed at Red Hat Summit
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