revelation about Samsung's plans for bended and foldable displays for 2014 and onwards had you a wee bit curious, then these latest tidbits will probably make you intrigued even more. At its second Analyst Day, the Korean electronics manufacturer is spilling the beans on how it plans to keep itself on top of the competition in the years to come.
Apple's shiny new 64-bit mobile processor has got everyone talking for or against it and even long-time rival Samsung is apparently ready to jump into the wagon. This latest rumor reveals that the company will be showcasing a 64-bit processor in its upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone, but will be putting in a slight twist.
Samsung has just made an announcement that might rock the ARM processor world: a Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) solution that will be applied to its Exynos 5 Octa core processors. This is practically the manufacturer's response to criticisms and alternative solutions being marketed by its rivals in the System-on-Chip manufacturing business.
rumors and leaks had been suggesting that Samsung was looking towards Intel for the 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 3. While Samsung has yet to come forward with an official announcement, there has been some follow up and this time around we are hearing about Samsung and Intel from both Reuters and the Korea Times. Granted, that doesn't mean this is all official, but it certainly does lend some credibility to those earlier rumors.
Linux and Unix users might be pleased to know that work on an Android port of Wine has started. Those who were attending the Free and Open Source Software Developers European Meeting (FOSDEM) in Brussels had the opportunity to see Wine on Android in action, despite the fact that the port is still in the very early stages of development. How early are we talking? To give you an idea, today we were shown Wine running on an emulated version of Android.
PC World, Intel-based smartphones and tablets running Android will be ready for next year. A version of Ice Cream Sandwich for the upcoming Atom Medfield system-on-a-chip is already at the production stage.
quad-core Tegra 3 at the moment, but ARM doesn't want you to forget about its mobile chip offerings. The company has shown off its latest Mali chip, the T658, yet another contender for the tiniest computing crown. The eight-core architecture should allow for significant performance gains in both the CPU and GPU.