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Smartphones Feel the Heat
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7/15/2015   4 comments
Premium smartphones are a delicate balance between performance and battery life. With increases in performance, are phones getting too hot?
MediaTek Rolls 10-Core Monster
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5/12/2015   3 comments
MediaTek essentially created an extension of ARM’s big:LITTLE technology with its latest mobile SoC, showing differentiation is still possible in this space.
Nvidia Exits LTE Modems
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5/6/2015   2 comments
While having an integrated modem is still a critical differentiator in some applications, not having one will not preclude Nvidia from succeeding in other applications.
Are We Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?
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2/26/2015   3 comments
Driving a smartphone gives rise other issues — safety, security, reliability, and ownership costs.
Qualcomm Raises Bar in Mobile
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2/20/2015   6 comments
With Qualcomm's new mobile SoCs, Qualcomm is first ARM partner to announce products using the new 64bit ARM Cortex-A57 core.
Comment: Re: Hopes dashed? - JimMcGregor - 11/20/2014
Comment: Re: 9x45 modem - JimMcGregor - 11/20/2014
Qualcomm Takes Aim at Servers
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11/20/2014   8 comments
Qualcomm has become the sixth company to announce plans to build ARM-based server SoCs, likely focusing at least in part on opportunities in wireless infrastructure.
FCC Chairman Takes On Wireless Industry
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9/9/2014   2 comments
FCC Chairmon Tom Wheeler came out swinging against the wireless carriers at CTIA's Super Mobility Week conference.
Comment: Re: Growing balls - JimMcGregor - 8/15/2014
Comment: Re: Analyst view - JimMcGregor - 8/14/2014
Mobile Benchmarks Need Work
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7/29/2014   10 comments
The industry needs to put more effort into building better mobile benchmarks. The recent AndEBench-Pro is a step in the right direction, but more work is needed.
Comment: Re: great job - JimMcGregor - 7/28/2014
Comment: Re: great job - JimMcGregor - 7/23/2014
Nvidia Raises Android Gaming Ante
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7/22/2014   7 comments
The Nvidia Tegra K1 inside the Xaomi MiPad and now Nvidia's own Shield Tablet will drive Android toward being a gaming platform comparable to PCs and consoles.
AMD Realigns Organization & Names COO
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6/13/2014   4 comments
AMD announced the appointment of Lisa Su as the company’s COO, a position that has remained vacant under the new management, and has realigned the organizational structure to report to the COO.
Computex 2014: Building a Better Mouse
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6/9/2014   3 comments
Despite being the largest tradeshow in Asia, the 2014 Computex appeared to be more about building better solutions around the existing technology, than new innovations, a trend that has been reflected by many of the other major industry events.
Startup Unveils CPUs for Wearables
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4/8/2014   5 comments
SoC startup Ineda targets wearables with a new SoC and backing from others, including Imagination, Qualcomm, and Samsung.
Comment: Re: 64 or 32? - JimMcGregor - 2/25/2014
Qualcomm, Allwinner & MediaTek All Go Octa
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2/24/2014   7 comments
If there was any doubt about the potential for octa-core ARM-based processors, the flurry of announcements at MWC puts it to rest. Allwinner, MediaTek, and Qualcomm all announce 8-core SoCs for mobile devices. The new devices join octa-core solutions already available from MediaTek and Samsung.
Comment: Re: 8 percent - JimMcGregor - 2/6/2014
Comment: Re: 180 turn - JimMcGregor - 2/5/2014
Comment: Re: 180 turn - JimMcGregor - 2/4/2014
Who Needs 64-Bit or 8-Cores?
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1/31/2014   3 comments
Spreadtrum's latest news shows there is still a great deal of growth left in 3G smartphones for cost-effective 32-bit SoCs.
Comment: Re: sequal - JimMcGregor - 1/31/2014
Comment: Re: Nadella - JimMcGregor - 1/31/2014
AMD Delivers With ARM
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1/28/2014   11 comments
AMD announces its first ARM v8 server processor codenamed Seattle based on the ARM Cortex-A57 CPU core, from Open Compute Summit.
Intel's Cough Gives Industry Flu
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1/21/2014   18 comments
The world's biggest semiconductor vendor is slowing its move to 450mm wafers and cutting staff, potentially leaving a gap for others to fill to avoid a slowdown.
Comment: Re: Windows 8 - JimMcGregor - 12/3/2013
Holiday Sales Signal Computing's Shift
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12/2/2013   13 comments
The Black Friday and Cyber Monday ads and sales data tell a tale of a PC ecosystem that's become less competitive with the shift to tablets.
ARM's Got Leverage in Intel Battle
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11/19/2013   16 comments
ARM currently has an edge over industry heavyweight Intel in a battle of architectures and ecosystems that is reshaping mobile and server industries.
Comment: Re: ARM everywhere? - JimMcGregor - 10/24/2013
Comment: Re: ms divisions - JimMcGregor - 10/15/2013
Should Microsoft Be Broken Up?
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10/15/2013   26 comments
A Microsoft break up at this time is a much more attractive option than scaling down and retrenching into traditional segments at a later date.
Comment: Re: Finally - JimMcGregor - 10/14/2013


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