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Are phablets a phad? Too early to tell

Flurry noted that phablet app usage isn't all that hot and proclaims the device category a fad. However, the Samsung Galaxy S4 could change that opinion.

April 1, 2013

Memory improvements coming to Firefox 7

Firefox 5 might just be out of the gate, but Mozilla is working hard on improvements for Firefox 7. One of those improvements is the way that Firefox handles memory usage.

July 6, 2011

Mozilla aims to reduce Firefox memory usage

Firefox creator Mozilla will focus on reducing the memory footprint of the browser through a dedicated MemShrink team, according to comments posted online by one of the developers.The organisation started the dedicated MemShrink effort in response to concerns from consumers over the growing memory demands of the browser.

June 13, 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 30, 2011 by

Microsoft sets two-year target for better datacentres

Microsoft wants to spend less on cooling and more on processing in its datacentres over the next two years by increasing the efficiency with which the facilities consume power.On Tuesday, at a Samsung CIO Green Forum in Munich, Rick Bakken, Microsoft's senior director of datacentre evangelism within its Global Foundation Services department, said the company is attempting to slash the average power usage effectiveness (PUE) of all Microsoft datacentres from 2.

April 18, 2011 by

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