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ARM announces Cortex-A17 mid-range processor

ARM announces Cortex-A17 mid-range processor

11 February, 2014 | comments (21)

ARM has unveiled a new mobile processor - the Cortex-A17. It's the successor of the popular Cortex-A9 and offers 60% performance boost and supports big.LITTLE task switching. The latter will allow Cortex-A17 cores to be paired with other Cortex...

Tags: ARM, Misc


Moto X for Verizon is the first to get updated to Android 4.4 KitKat

Moto X for Verizon is the first to get updated to Android 4.4 KitKat

19 November, 2013 | comments (16)

Motorola announced that it will begin seeding Android 4.4 KitKat to Moto X devices for Verizon Wireless starting today. The Big Red version of the Moto X is the first to get treated to the latest Android update. As expected, Android 4.4...

Tags: Samsung, ARM, Rumors


ARM exec confirms 64-bit Exynos CPU, hints 128-bit chips

ARM exec confirms 64-bit Exynos CPU, hints 128-bit chips

19 November, 2013 | comments (74)

According to sources of the Korea Herald, Samsung and ARM have been in a meeting today to "fine tune" their plans for the 64-bit CPU which is going to end up in the Galaxy S5. Additionally, the report reveals that both companies have discussed...

Tags: Samsung, ARM, Rumors


3 GHz ARM processors to come by 2014

3 GHz ARM processors to come by 2014

09 July, 2013 | comments (168)

TSMC and GlobalFoundries, the global semiconductor foundries will be raising the bar of the processing power by 2014 as they are currently working on a 20nm chip for their next generation ARM based mobile processors. At present, 2.3 GHz...

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16nm ARM Cortex-A57 CPU ready to hit mass production

16nm ARM Cortex-A57 CPU ready to hit mass production

02 April, 2013 | comments (65)

ARM and TSMC announced today that the first ever Cortex-A57 processor has been taped out and is ready to hit mass production. The new chip utilizes TSMC's 16nm FinFET manufacturing process, even though the transistors are still 20nm. Still,...

Tags: ARM, Misc