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ARM looks to rev up cars, fridges with new embedded-chip design

With everything from refrigerators to thermostats to cars becoming more connected and complex, ARM unveils a chip with twice the processing power of its current champ.

By September 23, 2014

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Intel, Samsung create Internet of Things group

Tech giants join forces to create the Open Interconnect Consortium, setting up a rivalry with a similarly minded, Linux-focused group.

By July 7, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014

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Microsoft Surface 2 dinged for low repairability by iFixit

The Surface 2 received a 1 out of 10 rating for repairability, due mainly to the possibility of damaging the device while trying to open it.

By October 23, 2013

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Heads up, Intel: TI chips bring ARM to Arduino gadget market

A Texas Instruments ARM-based chip means hardware hackers who like Arduino will have another choice besides Intel's Quark for computing projects.

By October 5, 2013

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Is this the world's thinnest wireless touch surface?

A super-thin prototype touch surface and keyboard shows off the potential for Bluetooth Smart and printable electronics technologies.

By September 3, 2013

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EFI firmware protection locks down newer Macs

Apple's firmware password security is greatly enhanced in recent Mac models, making it a rather robust security feature.

By October 30, 2012

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Surface is 'a quirky cat,' teardown shows

iFixit determines Microsoft's tablet is pretty tough to repair, coming in only slightly easier than the iPad.

By October 29, 2012

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Apple's dock connector change is awful, don't kid yourselves

Apple's decision to use a smaller dock connector instead of Micro-USB is consumer-unfriendly, bad for the environment, and offers few, if any, obvious tech benefits.

By September 12, 2012

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Microchip, ON propose $2.3 billion deal for Atmel

Plan calls for Microchip to lead the acquisition and then sell Atmel's nonvolatile-memory and RF and automotive businesses to ON to partly finance the deal.

By October 2, 2008