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May 13, 2013 by

Silvermont: Intel's silver bullet for mobile?

More than five years after Intel first announced Atom, the company has introduced the first top-to-bottom redesign of its low-power processor. With the Silvermont microarchitecture, does Intel finally have all the ingredients to challenge ARM in smartphones and tablets?

July 31, 2012 by

The race is on to catch up with Intel

Intel has long led the way, but as it gets increasingly harder for the industry to follow Moore's Law, there has been a lot of debate about whether its lead is growing too large. With wireless customers clamoring for the latest technology for mobile processors, semiconductor foundries are suddenly shaking things up.

March 21, 2012 by

Where Apple's 'New iPad' technology falls short

More details are emerging about Apple's third iPad as teardown specialists analyse the parts, and it's beginning to look like a bit of a stopgap product. The pre-launch speculation provided a pretty good idea of the improvements that Apple would introduce, mainly a "retina" display screen, a faster processor, support for 4G mobile networking, and possibly the voice-driven Siri assistant.

January 8, 2012 by

CES 2012: The next moves for Intel and AMD

CES is a gadget show. But there's always a lot of chip news too. This year Intel and AMD are expected to talk about how they will defend their traditional PC turf and make inroads in fast-growing mobile devices.

December 5, 2011 by

Intel 'Medfield' chip ready for Ice Cream Sandwich

The most recent version of the Google Android operating system, called Ice Cream Sandwich, is ready to run on devices powered by Intel's 'Medfield' processor.A spokesperson for Intel confirmed that Ice Cream Sandwich would be supported on upcoming Intel Atom Medfield-based devices on Monday.

May 30, 2011 by

Linaro and Samsung team up on Origen ARM dev board

Linaro and Samsung have announced a low cost board for developers keen on rapidly prototypying Linux and Android applications on ARM.The Origen board, announced on Monday, contains a 45nm dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, a multi-core Mali400GPU and 1GB of DDR3 memory.

May 19, 2011 by

Intel promises Medfield inside phones in 2012

Smartphones powered by Intel chips should go on sale by the first half of 2012, the company told attendees at its investor meeting in Santa Clara, California.Chief executive Paul Otellini demonstrated a prototype smartphone running a low-power Medfield processor on Tuesday.

May 17, 2011 by

Intel: We have ARM license, no plans to use it

The first question at a Q&A session during Intel's investor day today was predictably about ARM. CEO Paul Otellini quickly dismissed the idea that Intel would develop a processor using ARM cores, the technology behind the processors in the vast majority of tablets and smartphones.

May 4, 2011 by

Why Intel's 22nm technology really matters

Intel's 22nm announcement was no surprise--the tick-tock of Intel's technology continues. What is surprising, however, is how Intel got there: The 3-D transistors are a break from the planar transistor used in integrated circuits since the 1950s.

April 28, 2011 by

Is AMD about to take up ARM?

Several recent stories have jump-started rumors that AMD may adopt ARM. This might be the fastest and least-costly way to develop a chip for tablets, but there are lots of reasons why AMD may decide it's safer to stick with x86.


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