When asked what advantage an ARM chip
may have over the Atom chip, Andrew Feldman, former SeaMicro CEO and now general manager of AMD's Data Center Server Solutions group, said ARM chips
will be "lower power, higher performance and lower cost.
The panelists will discuss what applications the latest ARM chips
make the most sense for, and what tools, tips and techniques are available to help designers implement those designs.
Ahead of the Surface tablets launch, Terry Myerson, Microsoft executive vice president in charge of the company's operating systems, said that customers could expect many more Windows RT tablets in the future, specifically using ARM chips
Taking the recent example of the Surface tablet, there are two versions: the Surface RT which runs on ARM chips
as it has a limited Windows 8 OS and the Surface Pro which runs on Ivy Bridge processors as it is expected to run the full Windows 8 Pro version.
Current ARM chips
with 32-bit addressing are not ready for servers, and issues relate to application compatibility and memory ceiling of 4GB.
Microsoft's mainstream Windows operating system doesn't run on Arm chips
so many manufacturers were talking about using Linux or a version of Google's Android operating system.
are already packaged and sold by the likes of Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM), Samsung and Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) and are the processors of choice for nearly 90% of all cell phones on the market today.
Apple is investigating ways to ditch Intel chips in future Macs and replace them with its own ARM chips
like the ones in the iPhone and iPad, according to Bloomberg.
The tech blog SemiAccurate and The Wall Street Journal both reported Friday that HP is postponing the development of any tablet devices running Windows RT and powered by ARM chips
But perhaps one of the clearest indications of Microsoft's shift to the mobile realm is the incorporation of ARM chips
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Red Hat is targeting the first half of next year for a release of Fedora, the community version of Red Hat Linux, that runs on 64-bit ARM chips
, said Jon Masters, Red Hat's chief ARM architect.
On the contrary, Bruce said 95 percent of all smartphones have ARM chips