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20nm ARM processors could be 30% faster, pushing for the 3GHz mark

Cortex A15WaferCredit: Extremetech Semi-conductor manufacturing firms TSMC and Globalfoundries are both expected to have their 20nm mobile chip foundries up and running by 2014, which means that a new wave of faster and more energy efficient ARM processors should be heading our way sometime next year.According to TSMC, the shrink down to 20nm could see clock for...

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Intel has adapted its Android Atom processors – White Hat News

TechGadgets.in (blog)Intel has adapted its Android Atom processorsWhite Hat NewsThus, Intel would already be running Android smartphones equipped with Atom chip. For now, the operating system for Google's mobile platform is operated on ...Intel ports Android to AtomITWebIntel is the Android on the AtominnocreativesIntel Puts Google's Androi...

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Android OS Ported to Intel Atom Processors – Brighthand

Geeky gadgetsAndroid OS Ported to Intel Atom ProcessorsBrighthandIntel has created a version of the Android OS that can run on an Atom microprocessor, which could lead to smartphones and tablets with Google's operating ...Intel Puts Google's Android on Atom SmartphonesPC WorldAndroid Ported to run on Intel Atom NetbooksGadget Venue (blog)In...

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Intel brings Android to Atom smartphone processors – FierceWireless

Siliconrepublic.comIntel brings Android to Atom smartphone processorsFierceWirelessThe semiconductor company announced that it married Google's Android platform to its Atom smartphone processor, a further indication that Intel intends to ...Intel moves Android to Atombit-tech.netLeft Out of the iPad Party, Intel Bad-Mouths Tablet PCsFast Compan...

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NYT: Google, Intel and Sony plan 'Google TV,' using Android OS and Atom processors – OregonLive.com (blog)

AFPNYT: Google, Intel and Sony plan 'Google TV,' using Android OS and Atom processorsOregonLive.com (blog)Google intends to open the Google TV platform, which is based on its Android operating system for cellphones, to software developers in the hopes of ...Google working with Intel and Sony on Android-based TV (report)VentureBeatGoogle and...

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ARM processors run native Linux and Android applications – ElectronicsWeekly.com

ARM processors run native Linux and Android applicationsElectronicsWeekly.comARM will showcase this week at the Embedded World conference in Germany a software development tool for Linux and Android native ...ARM Launches DS-5 Development Tools for ARM Linux-Based SystemsMarketWatch (press release)all 17 news articles »...

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Beware of Android Apps Containing Malware Used To Mine Crytpocurrencies

android Android Apps Containing Malware According to Trend Micro, a Cyber Security company, millions of Android apps were downloaded, containing malware used to mine virtual coins, such as Dogecoin, Casinocoin and Litecoin. Some of those apps were actually downloaded from the Google Play Store and they contained a hidden mining code inside; when inst...

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The NSA & Comp Can Remotely Access Your PC Even When Turned Off or Offline

nsa I bet you did not know that, but the NSA and/or any other Government agency can get remote access over your computer, even when turned off. How about that? By remote access I mean that your privacy is zero, even if you're not connected to the internet or you have your hard drive encrypted. It doesn't matter. The Intel Core vPro CPU comes ...

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Samsung’s CEO Announces 64-bit Capable Android Smartphones in the Future

samsung After Apple announced the iPhone 5s which comes with a brand-new 64-bit  A7 CPU, Samsung's CEO JK Shin told  the Korean newspapers that his company too will include in its future handsets a blazing fast 64-bit capable processor. Of course, what else can be expected from Samsung but to follow the example of an American company? Just kidding, m...

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Samsung Galaxy Note III Will Be Able to Record Ultra High Definition Videos

Samsung Galaxy Note III With less than two weeks left until the official release of the Samsung Galaxy Note III phablet at IFA 2013 on September the 4'th, rumors are abundant and more specific. The latest hear-say about the Samsung Galaxy Note III is about its amazing video recording capabilities. Since it is expected for the Galaxy Note III to be available in two ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Rumored to Use the Snapdragon 800 SoC

galaxy note 3 Rumor has is that the soon to be announced phablet from Samsung, the Galaxy Note 3, will run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 instead of their in-house made Exynos 5 Octa system on chip. The story was leaked by ETNews, which claims it has sources inside the company that revealed Samsung still has problems manufacturing its Exynos 5 Octa processo...

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Samsung Galaxy Gear SmartWatch Specs Leaked

samsung The latest and the greatest in wearable technology is expected to come from Samsung Mobile at IFA 2013 on September 4th (probably simultaneously with  the official launching of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3), in the shape and form of a "Galaxy Gear Smartwatch". Basically, the smartwatch will be a tiny, wearable smartphone and today we have rumors ...

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World’s First True Octa Core Processor Revealed by Mediatek

True Octa Core Processor Mediatek just made public its latest high end CPU, world's first True Octa Core Processor / SoC, that's an eight core  system on chip folks. I know, you may say that's nothing new, just remember Samsung's Exynos Octa, does it ring a bell Chris? Well, the system on chip marketed by Samsung Electronics as being an eight core CPU is actually...

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Chromebooks comprise about 25% of sub-$300 PC sales

Chromebook dominate sub-$300While the PC market shrinks, Chromebooks continue to defy the trend. Whereas the ubiquitous Samsung Chromebook has dominated Amazon for some time, Chromebooks have now also taken about a quarter of the sub-$300 PC category.As a Chromebook daily driver, I’m not surprised. The devices are wonderful; lightweight machines that will fit the needs of m...

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Samsung looking to supply chips to Amazon, NVIDIA and Sony

Samsung processor chipAccording to industry sources, Amazon, NVIDIA, and Sony are emerging as potential new clients for Samsung’s semiconductor business. Samsung could certainly do with finding some new buyers for its chips, as the company not too long ago lost its smartphone rival Apple as one of its key buyers.Samsung and Apple have an agreement whereby Samsung will...

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NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 not selling as fast as expected

Nvidia Tegra 4Recent successes by mobile processor makers such a Qualcomm and the Taiwanese fab-less semiconductor company MediaTek seem to be putting pressure on the sales of NVIDIA’s latest ARM based processor the Tegra 4. Although NVIDIA has managed to attract some big clients for its new processor, it seems that the high price of the SoC is causing s...

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Intel BayTrail benchmark dominates ARM

Intel processor Intel has been boasting about its mobile processor performance to handset manufactures recently, but it looks like the company wasn’t just blowing smoke when its CEO stated that its technology was superior to Qualcomm’s processors. The first benchmarks of Intel’s upcoming BayTrail processor have appeared online, and the results are quite ast...

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MediaTek looks to be working on an octo-core processor

mediatek logo aa - 600px MediaTek seems to be really cranking up its pressure on the high-end processor manufactures, and the news that the company is working on its own eight core processor confirms that MediaTek is just interested in peak performance as much as it is budget technologies. First news of the octo-core chip came from UDN yesterday, which stated that MediaTe...

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Samsung ATIV Q RULES, Scores 54,861 Points in Antutu Benchmark

Samsung ATIV Q If you never heard about the Samsung ATIV Q, now it's the perfect moment. Why, you may ask? Because, today we have an Antutu benchmark in which the Samsung ATIV Q scored like a beast. With almost 55 000 points, this is the king of all Android running devices, at least until now. And, another reason for loving it, is because the Ativ Q is the best...

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Manual for Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE Advanced Leaks Online

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE Advanced I hope you remember my  article, about the latest flavor of the Korean flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE Advanced. The last prodigal son of Samsung Mobile was officially announced by J.K. Shin so it's as real as it gets. It will be a monster when it comes to data transfer speeds, as LTE Advanced technology is twice as fast as the current LTE a...

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Samsung To Launch First Tizen Smartphone Based on Exynos 4

Tizen Tizen is Samsung's own mobile operating system, in case you never heard of it, it's not a weird Asian dish or anything. Samsung is working on Tizen for some time now and according to their Vice President, they will launch their first Tizen based smart phone sometime this year, in August or September. Tizen is an open source operating system base...

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Solar-charging screen could augment your phone’s battery life

Android-batteryFrom quad-core processors to 1080p displays, today’s mobile devices are very powerful and seem to push innovation into just about every aspect.Unfortunately, one area that seems to be somewhat ignored is battery life. While many of today’s devices can endure a fully day’s use on a single charge, they do so because they have massive batteries...

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AMD Just Announced the FX-9590, World's First 5GHz CPU to be Commercially Available

FX-9590 Advanced Micro Devices, AMD for short, just made public their latest processor, the FX-9590, to be commercially available. What is new about this latest baby in AMD's portfolio is that it's the first CPU in the world running at the blazing speed of 5 GHz. The announcement was made in the perfect spot for such breaking news, at the gamer's confer...

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AMD Just Announced the FX-9590, World’s First 5GHz CPU to be Commercially Available

FX-9590 Advanced Micro Devices, AMD for short, just made public their latest processor, the FX-9590, to be commercially available. What is new about this latest baby in AMD's portfolio is that it's the first CPU in the world running at the blazing speed of 5 GHz. The announcement was made in the perfect spot for such breaking news, at the gamer's confer...

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Intel CloverTrail+ processor mops the floor with its competitors

Intel Clover Trail Current Draw ComparisonThere’s no denying that smartphones are becoming pretty powerful; quad-core processors are now the standard in high-end handsets and clock speeds are creeping up into laptop territory as well. However, the one big problem that mobile technology still faces is the limitations imposed by running processors on a battery.With the likes of the The res...

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AA Weekly: top Android news of the week, June 9, 2013

aa-weeklyIn the AA Weekly, we recap the most significant events that happened over the past seven days in the world of Android. We look at new devices, major news, leaks, and everything else you should know to stay on top of your favorite operating system.Asus goes tablet crazy at ComputexThe Computex trade show took place in Taiwan last week, the perfect o...

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Texas Instruments MaxLife tech brings fast-charging and 30% longer Li-ion battery life

Texas InstrumentsIf I were a betting man, I’d wager that having to repeatedly charge a handset makes its way into virtually everyone’s list of top smartphone complaints, especially as processors continually step-up their power requirements in the pursuit of a little more performance.Back in late March, we initially covered some new Texas Instruments chips that...

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AMD wants to get into Android and Chrome. Literally.

AMDAt a Computex conference, Senior Vice President of AMD Lisa Su said “We are very committed to Windows 8; we think it’s a great operating system, but we also see a market for Android and Chrome developing as well”. This could bode well for mobile tech fans, as AMD processors can pack a punch.Fortunately, this is not AMD’s first foray int...

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