ARM is known for the Cortex-A processors that power more than 95 percent of the world’s smartphones and tablets. But at this year's Computex the company is focusing on the tiny Cortex-M designs well-suited for sensors and smartwatches.
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We saw several new smartphones launched at MWC this week, but most are evolutionary products offering a few improvements over existing devices. Here are the best.
MWC 2014: Given success of Galaxy smartphones and recall of Fitbit Force, Samsung Gear Fit could rule wearables
Samsung sells millions of smartphones and dominates the Android market while Fitbit's Force has been one of the most popular fitness bands. The attractive Samsung Gear Fit may be timed perfectly to succeed in the wearable market.
Samsung kicked things off at MWC with their new generation Gear 2 smartwatches. They both run Tizen and connect to a number of Galaxy smartphones.
Despite seeing growth, chip designer ARM missed analyst expectations for its processor royalties, with the company blaming slow sales of high-end smartphones.
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?
None of Intel's announcements this week at Mobile World Congress will significantly tilt the playing field, but they do show Intel has some momentum.
At long last, we’re on our way to a single Linux kernel for all ARM smartphones, tablets, and other devices.
ARM, which powers a diverse array of hardware ranging from smartphones to servers, is bracing itself for subdued sales to continue into the second half of the year as consumers put off purchasing gadgets.
Phonemaker plans to reduce headcount to return Devices & Services arm into profitability, while investing in its Lumia smartphones and location-based services. It also sells Vertu to an European equity firm.
ARM already owns smartphones and tablets, but the company has even bigger things in mind. At its annual developer conference last week, ARM and its customers talked up plans to push the low-power architecture into everything from smart watches to servers.
The system, which pairs up low-powered Cortex-A7s with high-powered A15s, promises to stretch battery life on smartphones and tablets via smart task allocation
Would you believe that ARM processors, those little chips that power so many smartphones and tablets, have a future on servers? Ubuntu does.
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.
Intel executives talked 3-D transistors and performance leaps on lower power, but the elephant in the room remained ARM, smartphones and tablets. An Apple foundry deal would change all of that.
HTC continues to tweak and improve on successful devices with several new updated devices. Two new ones even include dedicated Facebook buttons.
Android smartphones and tablets can now be remotely managed by mobile operators, manufacturers or businesses using LogMeIn Rescue for Android, the company said on Monday.The software — which is being demoed at MWC 2011 running on Android 2.
Smartphones, tablets, apps - it must be MWC 2011...
Most of Nvidia's press conference at CES was devoted to its Tegra 2 processor for smartphones and tablets, but CEO Jen-Hsun Huang saved one big surprise for the end, a project to develop a high-performance CPU for PCs and servers based on the ARM.
The performance margin between smartphones and netbooks could soon disappear altogether. Over the last few weeks ARM and its customers have announced new products that promise to not only power a wave of "super-phones," but also push into tablets, netbooks and laptops and even servers.
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