All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ARM’

ARM Buys Internet of Things Company Sensinode Oy

Semiconductor company ARM this week announced that it has acquired Sensinode Oy, a software company focused on “Internet of Things” products. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the coming phase of the internet in which a variety of products and everyday objects are connected in some way, usually through low-power tagging solutions such as RFID or NFC. Sensinode has …

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Maui Shark Attack Causes Woman to Lose Arm

When a German visitor went snorkeling at Palauea Beach in Maui, she never thought that she would be the next person to fall victim to a shark attack. Unfortunately, this was the case, and the 20-year-old woman has now lost her right arm. The attack occurred around 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday night. It was reported that visibility was very limited …

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Looking For A Cheap Linux Board? Try The BeagleBone Black

Linux can run on just about anything. That’s why projects like the $25 Raspberry Pi are so exciting. Just about anybody can now own a Linux PC and start writing code. Of course, some may want something a bit more sophisticated, and BeagleBoard may have just want you need. The BeagleBone Black is the latest Linux board from BeagleBoard. The …

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Firefox For Android Now Available On ARMv6 Devices

Firefox for Android, like all Android apps, is constantly evolving to meet the demands of a more diversified hardware environment. Until now, Mozilla has supported Android 2.2 and devices with ARMv7 processors. Now the non-profit is targeting millions of additional Android phones with its latest update. Mozilla announced today that Firefox for Android now supports devices with ARMv6 processors. Specifically, …

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ARM Announces Next Generation GPU For Android Devices

The GPU is the driving force behind the games and video that people enjoy on tablets. Unfortunately, a good GPU can drive the price up of a tablet to unforeseen levels. While getting a cheaper tablet ensures that you’re going to have a bad time. ARM hopes to remedy both problems by offering performance at a good price. ARM announced …

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Windows and Intel Stay Stubborn

Apparently the soon to be arriving Windows 8 based Tablets are going to cost an arm and a leg for consumers. The steep cost is reportedly due to an inability for either Intel or Microsoft to flex on prices. A properly equipped tablet (Windows 8 & Intel Clover Trail-W) will cost between six and nine hundred dollars. This is roughly …

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Microsoft Blocks Linux From Windows 8 Machines

As Microsoft prepares to launch Windows 8 sometime this year, the company has published a new set of Windows Hardware Certification Requirements. These requirements govern the hardware specifications for machines on which Windows can be installed. These sorts of requirements are nothing new – Microsoft has been publishing them for several years. This time, however, there is a hidden gem …

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