ARM archive

  • Cubestormer 3 Lego robot smashes Rubik’s Cube world record
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    Cubestormer 3 Lego robot smashes Rubik’s Cube world record

    By 17 March 2014

    The ARM-powered Cubestormer 3 Lego robot featured on Pocket-lint last Friday obliterated the Guinness world record for solving a Rubik's Cube by registering a time of 3.253 seconds, over two seconds faster than the same team managed to set two years...

  • ARM’s Cubestormer 3 to attempt Rubik’s Cube world record, not bad for a Lego robot
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    ARM’s Cubestormer 3 to attempt Rubik’s Cube world record, not bad for a Lego robot

    By 14 March 2014

    An attempt to break the Guiness World Record for solving a Rubik's Cube is to be made at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham's NEC this coming weekend, on 15 March. "But what's so special about that?" we hear you ask. The attempt is to be made by a robot...

  • Moshi Monsters' Michael Acton Smith among those honoured in New Year's Honours list
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    Moshi Monsters' Michael Acton Smith among those honoured in New Year's Honours list

    By 31 December 2013

    Michael Acton Smith, founder of Firebox and Mind Candy, and creative mind behind the incredibly successful Moshi Monsters franchise, has been made an OBE in the New Year's Honours list. Other UK tech and web industry figureheads to be recognised on this...

  • LG Odin 2.2GHz octa-core chip hints at move away from third-party chip manufacturers, just like Samsung
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    LG Odin 2.2GHz octa-core chip hints at move away from third-party chip manufacturers, just like Samsung

    By 22 November 2013

    LG has been doing very well in the smartphone and tablet world lately. The G2 was loved by all and the Nexus 7 tablet is selling extremely well. So it comes as no surpirse that LG is now working on its own CPU called Odin. This is much like Samsung does...

  • Android to receive 64-bit chips following Bay Trail: Double the bits and more memory, says Intel
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    Android to receive 64-bit chips following Bay Trail: Double the bits and more memory, says Intel

    By 22 November 2013

    Apple has really set the bar with its 64-bit A7 chip. Samsung has all but confirmed its next flagship Galaxy S5 will also come packing a 64-bit processor. And now Intel is waxing lyrical on the subject, saying that tablets should be packing these more...

  • Huawei Ascend P6S with Mali-450 GPU all but confirmed by ARM
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    Huawei Ascend P6S with Mali-450 GPU all but confirmed by ARM

    By 20 November 2013

    A China Weibo ARM executive got a little excited and posted some rather telling pictures that point to the new Huawei Ascend P6S packing a brand new A9 CPU. After ARM confirmed Samsung’s 64-bit chips yesterday it appears the chip-making giant didn’t...

  • ARM has confirmed Samsung will be unveiling 64-bit Exynos chips soon: 128-bit chips to follow
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    ARM has confirmed Samsung will be unveiling 64-bit Exynos chips soon: 128-bit chips to follow

    By 19 November 2013

    After Apple unveiled its 64-bit A7 processor in the iPhone 5S the internet has been aflutter with talk of Samsung also releasing a 64-bit chip. While Samsung didn’t deny it, we’ve had nothing too solid until now. READ: Samsung Galaxy S5 to get 64-bit...

  • New ARM Mali T760 GPU to offer four times better power efficiency with 16-core power
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    New ARM Mali T760 GPU to offer four times better power efficiency with 16-core power

    By 30 October 2013

    Your next smartphone could come packing graphical powers that would make your current pocket-dweller glow with embarrassment. ARM has just announced its third-generation T-series Mali GPUs, just 14 months after the last batch was launched. On the menu...

  • ARM: We're taking Intel seriously, but we're ahead
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    ARM: We're taking Intel seriously, but we're ahead

    By 16 July 2012

    ARM, the microchip manufacturer whose hardware powers many mobile devices, has told us that it isn't taking rival Intel lightly. "We take Intel very seriously," said Vincent Korstanje, vice-president of segment marketing at ARM, in an interview with Pocket-lint. ...

  • ARM: Intel playing catch-up in mobile market
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    ARM: Intel playing catch-up in mobile market

    By 2 March 2012

    It's a funny old time in the crazy world of chip architecture. Not only are companies like Nvidia, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments looking to jump head first into the Windows 8 revolution caused by Microsoft's new baby including support for ARM-based processors,...

  • Windows 8 on ARM officially detailed by Microsoft
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    Windows 8 on ARM officially detailed by Microsoft

    By 10 February 2012

    We all knew that Windows 8 would be ARM compatible but up until now the details of exactly what the move might entail have been sketchy. Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky has now come clean with all the official details, solving a few mysteries and confirming...

  • Windows 8 ARM prototypes emerge
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    Windows 8 ARM prototypes emerge

    By 2 June 2011

    As if Windows 8 getting official wasn't exciting enough, along comes a slew of ARM based tablets running the OS.  The reshaping of Microsoft's Windows goldmine is a pretty radical move, the live tile setup bringing it more in line with its Windows Phone...

  • Apple to use strong ARM tactics to drop Intel?
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    Apple to use strong ARM tactics to drop Intel?

    By 6 May 2011

    You would have thought that, with the introduction of the new Sandy Bridge iMac range this week, that all was well with the Apple / Intel relationship. But not so, according to tipster SemiAccurate, who states that the word from 1 Infinite Loop is that...

  • Nvidia has strong ARM PC strategy
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    Nvidia has strong ARM PC strategy

    By 7 January 2011

    There have been some big developments in the CPU world over at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. Firstly there have been a number of Intel Sandy Bridge second generation Core i powered machines launched from the likes of Lenovo, MSI, Dell and Acer. And then AMD...

  • Microsoft takes mobile computing fight to Apple with SoC architecture
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    Microsoft takes mobile computing fight to Apple with SoC architecture

    By 6 January 2011

    Microsoft has officially announced that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip architectures (wherebye all the components of an electronic device are integrated onto a single chip). This news, which Pocket-lint brought you word of previously,...

  • Microsoft to use strong-ARM techniques to attack mobile markets
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    Microsoft to use strong-ARM techniques to attack mobile markets

    By 22 December 2010

    Microsoft will use CES 2011 to launch a version of Windows that can play nicely with ARM architecture mobile chips for the first time. ARM-based chips are produced by the likes of Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Nvidia, Sharp and Samsung, and can be found...

  • ARM makes smartphone processing 5x faster
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    ARM makes smartphone processing 5x faster

    By 9 September 2010

    ARM has unveiled the latest weapon in its Arm-oury (geddit?) by announcing that the 2.5GHz ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore chip is good to go. The next-gen chip boasts speeds up to five times faster than its predecessors, but with a similar eco-footprint. This...

  • Microsoft signs ARM deal
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    Microsoft signs ARM deal

    By 24 July 2010

    Chip maker ARM has confirmed that it has signed a licensing agreement with Microsoft, bringing with it the possibility that Microsoft could be looking to design its own chips in future, just like Apple. Although both companies have worked with each...

  • ARM: Over 50 tablets will launch in 2010
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    ARM: Over 50 tablets will launch in 2010

    By 10 March 2010

    If predictions from Roy Chen, processor-maker ARM's worldwide mobile computing ODM manager, come true then we're going to see a whole lot of tablet computers in 2010. The exec said that he reckons there'll be more than 50 launched globally this year....

  • ARM to turn your credit card into a mobile phone
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    ARM to turn your credit card into a mobile phone

    By 17 February 2010

    Chip maker ARM is planning on turning your mobile phone into a chip and pin device in an attempt to improve payment security and do away with the credit card altogether. The concept, which the company believes could be common place within 5 years, has...

  • Stylish Lenovo Skylight smartbook revealed
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    Stylish Lenovo Skylight smartbook revealed

    By 5 January 2010

    Lenovo has chosen CES as the venue for an interesting new launch as the Lenovo Skylight, the first ARM-based processor smartbook device based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset platform, makes its official debut. Claiming to combine the best of smartphones...

  • Freescale unveils 7-inch "smartbook" tablet
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    Freescale unveils 7-inch "smartbook" tablet

    By 4 January 2010

    The "smartbook" concept is due to be turned into a real world, next-gen product with the news that Freescale Semiconductor has unveiled a "tablet reference design". Featuring a 7-inch touchscreen (said to be four times the viewing area of a typical smartphone)...

  • Nokia N900 internet tablet handset announced
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    Nokia N900 internet tablet handset announced

    By 27 August 2009

    Nokia has confirmed the truth in recent internet rumours by announcing the launch of the ARM-powered Nokia N900. Running Maemo 5, an open source, Linus-based OS, the claim is that it delivers a "PC-like experience on a handset-sized device". Nokia has...

  • Nokia to launch ARM-based smartbook
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    Nokia to launch ARM-based smartbook

    By 26 August 2009

    Taiwanese manufacturing sources are reporting that Nokia's just announced netbook range, currently comprising of the Nokia Booklet 3G, is set to grow - and in an interesting direction. DigiTimes states: "Nokia, in addition to its recently unveiled netbook,...

  • ARM outlines next-gen netbooks and smartbooks
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    ARM outlines next-gen netbooks and smartbooks

    By 24 July 2009

    The future of netbooks and mobile devices is even more exciting than recent developments, claimed Bob Morris, director of Mobile Computing, as he outlined what ARM can do for our devices. How about slimmer, lighter netbooks without losing that battery...