Details have emerged regarding Microsoft's rumored Surface phone, reportedly referred to as Andromeda. Apparently this device will run on ARM processors, and might be released as early as next year.
According to a report, Apple is heavily investing in and doubling down on its efforts to build key components of its products in-house, such as processors for Macs and modems for iPhones.
Apple gave a sneak peak at its upcoming iMac Pro at WWDC 2017. A new report has come around, giving information about the processor powering the iMac Pro along with some additional details.
Following through on its promise to bring full x86 app emulation for Windows on ARM, Microsoft today showcased the ability at Build 2017, allowing users to utilise the x86 library on mobile devices.
Leveraging the Kirin 960 SoC found inside its Mate 9, P10, and P10 Plus smartphones, Huawei has announced the availability of its new HiKey 960 board targeting Android software and driver developers.
From Google conspiracies and Pixel problems, to Scorpio on the Store, Nintendo's Switch, Apple's new old iPhone, and the astonishing Nokia 3310, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
Coinciding with the results of its parent company, SoftBank, ARM Holdings has posted its first post-acquisition quarterly results with strong performance partially supported by a fall in the pound.
With what could be mistaken as a dead ringer for the Raspberry Pi, Asus has quietly launched its new Tinker board which could provide compatibility for accessories designed for its main competitor.
Today, Microsoft revealed its plans to bring the full version of Windows 10 to ARM chips, with support for x86 apps. See it in action on a device running Windows 10 Enterprise with a Snapdragon 820.
MediaTek has announced a refresh of its deca-core Helio X20 and Helio X25 processors that offer higher clockspeeds on both the CPU and GPU. MediaTek says this provides a 20% performance boost.
After announcing its planned acquisition of UK chip designer ARM in July, Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank has now completed the deal - the biggest in the British tech sector so far.
From more Marshmallow and affordable Androids, to sinking smartwatches, Netflix offline, a bevy of betas, and Skype's Windows Phone snub, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
ARM Holdings - whose processor designs are used in phones, tablets, notebooks, wearables, networking equipment, and many other devices - is to be acquired by SoftBank, in a deal worth £24.3bn ($32bn).
ARM is a little known company for those outside of the tech field, but it's responsible for most of the chips powering our devices. So it's a big deal when ARM announced its new VR-focused silicon.
According to ARM Holdings, designer of chip architecture for smartphone and consoles, the performance of mobile gaming could match that of current generation consoles by the end of 2017.
Microsoft has published testing documentation listing 'Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise and Education) ARM' and 'Windows 10 Mobile x86', hinting at some intriguing possibilities.
A few days ago it was rumored that MediaTek might be entering the Google Chromebook scene, and now a 10 minute video has been released of a Chromebook running on a MediaTek MT8173 SoC.
The next high-spec MediaTek chip to make an appearance will be the 64-bit MT6795 based on ARM's big.LITTLE technology. MediaTek has released a teaser showing 1080p video captured at 480fps.
Even though ARM devices with Windows RT are no longer being built, a Microsoft spokesperson reiterates that the company is still committed to support the OS with updates in the future.
ARM has unveiled a new chip design, based on a 16nm manufacturing process that promises even better performance, console-like graphics and severely reduced energy consumption for longer battery life.
With the Lumia 2520 and Surface 2 out of the race, rumors of a 10.1 inch tablet running Windows 10 have emerged. The specifications of the said device have also been revealed in benchmarks.
The CEO of Raspberry Pi said today that people have been "queuing up and saying they want Windows" on its new Pi 2 micro-PC, suggesting that some users feel it's only a 'real PC' if it runs Windows.
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Microsoft was notably quiet about what will happen to Windows RT and ARM-powered Surface tablets at its Windows 10 event Wednesday, though it did say the operating system will receive an update.
We already knew about the upcoming technical preview of Windows Threshold but now we find out about a preview for the ARM version, including Windows Phone, and future updates to the Windows platform.
Intel has teamed up with Chinese semiconductor SoC maker Rockchip to work together on Intel's SoFIA line of SoCs that intend to penetrate the entry-level mobile device market.
A French Apple rumors site is reporting that Apple is now actively developing ARM-based desktop and laptop Macs using knowledge gained from the production of the chips used in iOS devices.
Forget Mozilla's promise of $25 Firefox OS handsets - according to ARM, the first $20 Android smartphones will be available this year, with single-core Cortex-A5 processors and 2.5G connectivity.
AMD has announced the first details of "Project Skybridge" which will allow for future x86 and ARM processors from the company to become pin-compatible with the same motherboard.
ARM has unveiled Cortex-A17 processor with support for big.LITTLE technology for use in mid-range mobile devices with a performance update of 60 percent over the current Cortex-A9 based devices.
Microsoft is a member of a new industry effort to standardize the use of ARM-based processors in servers, which suggests that the company could launch an ARM-based version of Windows Server.
An executive from ARM, attending the ARM Technology Symposia in Korea, has confirmed that Samsung will be launching a smartphone powered by 64-bit version of their Exynos processor early next year
Intel will soon start manufacturing ARM chips by lending out its foundries to some of its rivals. It's a huge strategic move that in the long run may benefit both Intel and consumers.
A report claims that Dell will announce a new Windows tablet with an ARM processor next week, which strongly suggests that the company has not abandoned the Windows RT platform after all.
Dell is no longer selling its Windows RT-based XPS 10 tablet on its website, which makes Microsoft the only company selling a Windows RT hardware product for now.
AMD has announced its embedded processor roadmap plans for 2014, revealing details about its upcoming x86 APU chips as well as its first processors that will use an ARM design.
Lenovo has stopped selling its Windows RT Yoga 11 notebook on its own website, although the 11 inch laptop that can also serve as a tablet is still available on other retail websites.
A Qualcomm exec was quoted this weekend saying that the processor maker is still "excited about Microsoft's strategy around Windows RT" and its Snapdragon chips will be in future Windows RT devices.
AMD's corporate vice president and general manager of its embedded solutions group confirmed the chip maker will develop and manufacture ARM chips going forward as part of a new strategy.
Mozilla has announced it will be working with Samsung to develop a new web browser engine, Servo, that will be designed for the Android OS and ARM-based processors.