Tag Archives: 28nm

Embedded Android — A VIA Technologies Strategic Direction in addition to its earlier joint CPU venture with the Shanghai government

– Nov 12, 2012 – July 11, 2014: Can VIA Technologies save the mobile computing future of the x86 (x64) legacy platform? for preliminary reading on this blog – October 8, 2014: Coming very soon from Centaur Technology: A Leap Ahead in Chip Design as a … Continue reading

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Cortex-A53 is used alone in higher and higher-end devices as the result of increased competition between MediaTek and Qualcomm

We’ve learned a lot during the last one a half years about the superiority of the Cortex-A53 cores for the mass produced SoCs. Some major points about that you see on the right: My prediction back in Dec 23, 2013 was … Continue reading

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AMD’s Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) and Graphics Core Next (GCN) is coming to notebooks

Why AMDers are excited about “Kaveri” [AMD YouTube channel, Jan 15, 2014] Hear from the team behind “Kaveri” why they are excited about it and how it will affect the pc market.http://www.amd.com/nextgenapu The GCN architecture that is behind Xbox One … Continue reading

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The Cortex-A53 as the Cortex-A7 replacement core is succeeding as a sweet-spot IP for various 64-bit high-volume market SoCs to be delivered from H2 CY14 on

… not suprisingly as it is built on the same micro-architecture. Even Intel will manufacture Cortex-A53 based SoCs for Altera (Stratix 10 FPGA SoCs) in 2015 on its leading edge Tri-Gate (FinFET) 14nm process. With MediaTek MT6592-based True Octa-core superphones … Continue reading

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ARM Cortex-A12 CPU cores and Mali-T622 GPU cores with Process Optimization Packs (POPs), plus Mali-V500 video block for mid-range mobile devices of the end of 2014

in order to cover (very competitively) the hole existing in ARM-based SoCs so far: Arm unveiled the Cortex A12 processor during a news conference at Computex in Taipei on June 3, 2013. AnandTech’s judgement about the Cortex-A12 announcement: … The … Continue reading

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Qualcomm’s SoC business future is questioned first time

Among the hits for simple ‘Qualcomm’ search between April 25 and 30 you will first time find headlines such as: Qualcomm And The Demise Of The Commodity Processor >>> Qualcomm’s profit hurt by competition from China >>> Qualcomm’s earnings outlook … Continue reading

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Software defined server without Microsoft: HP Moonshot

Updates as of Dec 6, 2013 (8 months after the original post): Martin Fink, CTO and Director of HP Labs, Hewlett-Packard Company [Oct 29, 2013]: This Cloud, Social, Big Data and Mobile we are referring to as this “New Style … Continue reading

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