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Topic: ARM

Apple to expand CPU design group beyond iPad A4

12/31/2010, 01:12 pm

Apple is seeking to hire engineers to design a new CPU micro-architecture, expanding upon its acquisitions of two fabless chip design companies and the release of its new A4 application processor used in the iPad and iPhone 4.

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Intel bullish after garnering 35 tablet design wins

12/08/2010, 08:12 pm

Intel CEO Paul Otellini announced Wednesday that his company has resumed stock buy-backs and won 35 agreements from manufacturers to put its chips into new tablet models, which are set to compete with Apple's iPad next year.

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ARM CEO not worried about Intel tablet PC threat

11/04/2010, 10:11 pm

The chief executive at ARM, whose CPU designs are used in Apple's iPad, affirmed the continued growth of the tablet PC market, while dismissing concerns that Intel tablets will pose a competitive threat to the company.

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Steve Jobs: iTunes LP, Extra coming to iOS Apple TV

11/02/2010, 05:11 pm

After its transition into an iOS device, Apple TV lost the ability to display iTunes LP and Extras, but support is on the way according to an email attributed to Apple's chief executive.

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Intel hopes to court developers with iPhone app conversion tool

10/06/2010, 11:10 pm

Intel is currently developing a tool to aid developers in porting iPhone applications to Intel-based devices in hopes of increasing development for and interest in Intel processors.

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Flagship Apple Shanghai megastore now under red curtains

06/16/2010, 02:06 pm

Apple's cylindrical glass tower entrance to the new underground retail megastore in Shanghai China, set to open mid July, is now decked in red curtains, signaling close proximity to launch.

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Apple partner Imagination announces new plan to take on ARM

04/26/2010, 09:04 am

Imagination Technologies, the mobile graphics chip company of which Apple is part owner, is set to announce a partnership with fellow chipmaker MIPS Technologies in an effort to counter competitor ARM Holdings.

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ARM CEO downplays rumors of Apple acquisition

04/22/2010, 03:04 pm

Following a rumor that Apple is looking to buy chipmaker ARM Holdings, the CEO of the Cambridge, England firm said he doesn't see what the benefit would be.

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Apple rumored to buy ARM Holdings

04/21/2010, 11:04 pm

Apple is reportedly interested in acquiring ARM Holdings, the Cambridge England firm that licenses the majority of the world's mobile chip designs.

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Inside Apple's iPad: the A4 processor

04/02/2010, 01:04 pm

Apple raised eyebrows during the original iPad unveiling when it casually noted that the new device would be using a new, Apple-designed System on a Chip named the A4. The company's future custom silicon plans are likely to expand even faster following its acquisition of Intrinsity, a privately owned ARM design firm.

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HP attacks Apple iPad over Flash, ARM expects 50 new tablets in 2010

03/10/2010, 10:03 am

As HP attempts to push its own Flash-playing slate PC over the Apple iPad, one ARM executive said he expects more than 50 tablet-style devices to be introduced this year alone.

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iPad's Apple A4 CPU is feature-stripped ARM Cortex-A8 - report

03/01/2010, 08:03 am

Though early reports and speculation suggested Apple's custom A4 system-on-a-chip found inside the iPad was based on the more advanced, dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 architecture, one new report says the processor actually "just isn't anything to write home about."

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Photo of Apple's next-generation iPhone in the wild - sources

02/02/2010, 10:02 am

A photograph containing one of Apple's fourth-generation iPhones has been lingering undetected on the web for nearly a week now thanks to having been overshadowed -- quite literally -- by the company's new iPad, AppleInsider has learned.

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New ARM chips offer glimpse of future Apple products

09/17/2009, 10:09 am

Chip designer ARM announced this week new dual core Cortex-A9 processors capable of breaking the 2GHz barrier, perhaps foreshadowing the muscle behind Apple's future mobile devices.

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iPhone 3G S faster than Palm Pre; 500K sales "conservative"

06/19/2009, 06:06 pm

A series of benchmarks have shown that Apple's latest iPhone is so fast that it outpaces not just the older iPhone but Palm's self-proclaimed speed champ, the Pre. Sales are also poised to break speed records as new estimates suggest that Apple will sell significantly more than 500,000 iPhone 3G S units this weekend.

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Intel deal to buy Wind River may pit it against Apple's iPhone team

06/04/2009, 07:06 pm

An Intel move to buy mobile software experts Wind River Systems could do more than just give the chip maker a leg up in handheld devices; it could also spark more direct competition between Apple and Intel.

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ARM shows possibly iPhone-bound multicore mobile processor

02/16/2009, 07:02 pm

ARM is demonstrating the first working example of a multicore processor that may dramatically speed up smartphones. Meanwhile, Apple is looking for iPhone engineers that can write multithreaded code that may take advantage of ARM's breakthrough.

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Apple rumored allowing real background apps on iPhone

02/03/2009, 07:02 pm

After leaving its once-touted background push data feature by the wayside, Apple is now reportedly mulling an option that would let iPhone apps run third-party background processes and give the phone true app multitasking.

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