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IDC: iOS Widens Lead Over Android Among Mobile Enterprise Developers [Charts]

IDC: iOS Widens Lead Over Android Among Mobile Enterprise Developers [Charts]

IDC has been surveying mobile developers for the past two years. In mid-May, it polled more than 3,500 developers in a survey sponsored by platform vendor and SAP partner, Appcelerator, to gauge their feelings about Apple versus Google in the enterprise, their interest in Windows 8/Microsoft Surface, what their pain points are, and more. Here is what they said, with my commentary.

July 23, 2012 by /

A basic guide to Arm processors

Apple’s recent move to redesign its Mac computers around chips that it fabricates for itself, replacing Intel, has cast a new spotlight around a class of processor that there’s a very good chance you own right now.

August 24, 2020 by

ARM processors everywhere: What this means for the tech economy

Maybe the news of Apple shifting its Mac CPUs from Intel to its own ARM64 architecture seemed subdued by the upheavals going on in the world today. Or perhaps, just perhaps, this is one of those changes: Not only a move to a more efficient processor, but also a more sustainable supply chain. It may be the smartest move yet, and not just from Apple. ZDNet’s Scott Fulton explains. Read more:

July 27, 2020 by

Intel had one craptacular week

Qualcomm plans to take on Intel in laptops as well as IoT devices and other areas. AWS cooks up its own Arm processors for its cloud instances with better price and performance than current Intel-based instances. Read more:

December 6, 2019 by