Nearly a year after Google entered talks with ARM Holdings, Google TV is speculated to be made available on the cheap, efficient ARM chipsets later this year. Charbax of ARMdevices.net published an article last week stating he has it on “very high authority from someone at Google (to remain anonymous) that an ARM-powered Google TV platform is coming soon.”
Get ready for another monumental leap in mobile performance. Texas Instruments has formally announced that it will be working on a new line of chips known as the “Eagle” line that will make use of the next-generation of ARM Cortex-A processors. This makes TI the first partner and licensee of these processors. TI is no stranger to ARM architecture.
Just as everyone started doing the touchscreen smartphone thing after the iPhone showed up to the party, the same thing is starting to happen with tablets thanks to the monumental popularity of the iPad. And the world’s largest cell phone maker isn’t going to be left out.
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