• Calxeda Raises $55 Million For ARM-Based, Low-Powered Server Chips

    Calxeda Raises $55 Million For ARM-Based, Low-Powered Server Chips

    Calxeda has raised $55 million for its ultra-low-power server chips that use ARM-based processors instead of the Intel x86 architecture that now dominates the market. Read More

  • Marvell’s ARM-Based Chipset Tapped For New Google TV Units

    Marvell’s ARM-Based Chipset Tapped For New Google TV Units

    Everyone has already seen what the Google TV 2.0 update looks like, but Google and their hardware partners have been pretty tight-lipped about what kind of hardware will eventually run the show. Well, that ends today — chipset vendor Marvell has just announced that their new their ARM-based Foresight platform will be providing the power for this year’s new crop of Google TV devices. Read More

  • OLPC Expands Marvell Partnership For XO-3 Tablet

    The One Laptop Per Child program has made another step towards the tablet they plan to release… well, sometime in the future. They’ve received a $5.6 million grant towards development of the platform, which will likely include much hardware from Marvell. Read More

  • Why Mobile Innovation Is Blowing Away PCs

    Why Mobile Innovation Is Blowing Away PCs

    Editor’s note: Guest author Steve Cheney is an entrepreneur and formerly an engineer & programmer specializing in web and mobile technologies. On the heels of the latest Android phone, the Sprint HTC EVO, and as we approach iPhone 4, it seems like mobile devices and platforms are innovating at about five times the pace of personal computers. Rapid advancement in mobile is often… Read More

  • Cellphones will be able play intense 3D games and 1080p video.. at the same time.

    Much of what is coming out of the MWC is still in the concept stage and not available yet, but that doesn’t make it any less fun. Take for example the latest Armada chipset from Marvell; it’s an ARM based graphic processing package that has enough power to handle hi-res 3D gaming, and 1080p video at the same time. Read More

  • Video: EyeController for iPhone/iPod touch + Marvell Plug Computer

    By request from one of our readers (see, we listen!) I zipped over to Marvell’s booth to check out the Plug Computer and got the added bonus of a demonstration of EyeconTroller, an iPhone/iPod touch/computer app that manages media. You can drag and drop media files into various containers, which will play back those particular files on connected household devices – TVs… Read More

  • Alex eBook Reader unveiled

    The e-book seems to be the next big thing as we roll into the end of 2009. What with the Kindle 2, the nook, and others coming on the scene, it’s interesting to watch what’s coming next. For example: the Alex eBook Reader. It’s running Android, and has an absolutely insane frame rate (for an e-book reader). Read More