Tag: ARM

Benchmarks for Apple’s ARM MacBooks might have leaked, and the scores are incredible

Apple is working on MacBooks with ARM processors, several recent leaks have claimed, although we’ve yet to see anything official from the company. What’s clear, though, is that the most recent iPhone and iPad chips deliver benchmark scores that are far superior to traditional laptops. Apple already released an iPad Pro faster than most laptops, […]

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5G reality check from MWC: A long, expensive road ahead

Amid all the bullish talk about 5G at MWC Barcelona 19, there was also some nervous hand wringing. Even as progress is being made, the tab for this next-generation connectivity remains daunting. The GSMA trade group that hosts the event formerly known as Mobile World Congress estimates that carriers will […]

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Arm unveils security certification testing for IoT devices

Arm has teamed up with independent test laboratories to certify security for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, which have proven vulnerable to botnet attacks. After the highly publicized Mirai botnet attack in 2016, it became clear that a lot of IoT vendors gave little attention to security. To deal with that, […]

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Intel Believes Apple Could Transition to ARM-Based Macs in 2020

There have been rumors for quite some time that Apple is developing ARM-based Macs. And apparently even Intel buys them. Axios has a report out this week, outlining recent news regarding Apple’s future transition away from Intel-based processors in its computers. Interestingly enough, officials at Intel are expecting the transition […]

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Arm CEO interview: Little low-power processors and big powerful dreams

Arm is in good shape. It has a couple of more thousand engineers since SoftBank acquired it for $31 billion in September 2016, bringing its total workforce to more than 6,000. The Cambridge, England-based company designs processors that are energy efficient, and the world’s $450 billion semiconductor market has moved in […]

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Arm unveils new image processors for better HDR pictures

Before we head into a melee of CES 2019 announcements, Arm has detailed its latest Mali-C52 and Mali-C32 image signal processors (ISPs). Although these processors aren’t aimed at the high-end photography market, they are designed to boost image quality and processing capabilities in the fastest growing market segments. This includes the IP camera, drone, and robotics […]

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Arm debuts Cortex-A65AE, a 7-nanometer chip for ‘next-generation’ driving experiences

The next generation of automotive processor has finally arrived, says Arm Holdings. Today, the Softbank-owned British semiconductor and software company — which is perhaps best known for its role in designing billions of smartphone, tablet, and smartwatch chips sold worldwide — took the wraps off of the Cortex-A65AE (formerly Helios-AE), a […]

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Samsung announces Exynos 9820 with dedicated AI core and three CPU clusters

Samsung might use Qualcomm chips in most of its North American phones, but everyone else gets the company’s custom Exynos chips. The last-gen Exynos 9810 had some issues, but Samsung aims to rectify that with a substantial redesign of the new 9820. It’s still using custom CPU cores alongside low-power ARM reference designs, but there’s […]

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Arm TechCon All-Access Pass and Huawei P20 Pro giveaway!

Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, the place where we giveaway a new Android phone each and every Sunday. A big congratulations to last week’s winner of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9/Speck bundle giveaway: Uli from the U.K. This week we are giving away a brand new Huawei P20 Pro and an all-access pass to Arm TechCon 2018! […]

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ARM’s First Client PC Roadmap Makes Bold Claims, Doesn’t Back Them Up

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. ARM is announcing its first roadmap for client PCs today, in a bid to push into a larger number of systems and to challenge Intel for client computing dominance. While the company is still focused on mobile experiences, laptops dominate […]

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New Speculative Execution Security Flaw Cracks Intel’s Software Guard Extensions

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ever since the turn of the year, when the Spectre and Meltdown flaws became publicly known, we’ve seen a steady release of security updates for x86 and ARM processors. Of the two, Spectre — which is better understood as a […]

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Why the Surface Go needed to be x86 and not ARM

Microsoft just revealed the Surface Go, its lightest, slimmest, and cheapest Surface tablet yet. Cheapest is relative only to other Surface 2-in-1s and it’s hardly iPad thin or slim. And that 9 hours of battery life doesn’t even hold a candle. With LTE support still coming later, it’s far from being the “always connected” experience […]

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Shippable teams up with ARM and Packet to launch a native CI/CD platform for ARM-based servers

The majority of the continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) markets focuses on high-end x86 servers, but with the advent of ARM -based servers, there is room in the market for a solution that natively runs on ARM servers, too. It’s maybe no surprise then that CI/CD platform Shippable today announced a new partnership with bare-metal […]

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Japan Tests Silicon for Exascale Computing in 2021

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Fujitsu doesn’t have a reputation as a major microprocessor developer the way AMD, Intel, or ARM do, but the company’s supercomputer and HPC work has resulted in multiple generations of high-performance systems, historically built on the SPARC architecture. Now the […]

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How important is high performance 3D gaming to you? (Poll of the Week)

Last week’s poll summary: Out of almost 2,000 total votes, 60.5 percent of our readers said that battery life is more important than smartphone performance, while 39.5 percent said performance is more important. The results were mixed on our social channels. 57 percent of YouTube voters said they prefer performance over battery life, as well as […]

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