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Freescale launches $149 Android wearables platform

At CES, the company announces Warp, an open-source electronics board it hopes developers will embrace for a wide range of wearable computing projects.

By Jan. 7, 2014


The $199 tablet according to Freescale

Freescale Semiconductor will show off a tablet design that integrates its version of the power-efficient ARM processor at the Consumer Electronics Show.

By Jan. 3, 2010


Freescale enables iPhone, Android to power automotive infotainment

Freescale, one of the largest makers of automotive silicon, is looking at new ways to integrate smartphones with in-vehicle infotainment systems.

By Jan. 12, 2012


Freescale chip chops vampire draw to zero

Freescale Watt Saver technology cuts vampire power to zero for cell phone chargers which draw a trickle of electricity even when the phone is unplugged.

By Jan. 3, 2011


Photos: Freescale shows off 'smartbook' designs

The company aims to squeeze smartbook devices into the space between notebook and Netbook PCs on the larger side, and smartphones on the smaller side.

6 Images By Jun. 2, 2009


Qualcomm, Freescale say 'smartbooks' to rival Netbooks

Where Netbooks use an Intel Atom processor and, typically, Windows XP, the forthcoming smartbooks will feature ARM chip designs and Linux.

By May. 29, 2009


Freescale harvests energy from small solar panels

Chipmaker shows off a low-voltage "booster" that gets usable electricity from low-energy power sources like small solar panels, electromagnetic radiation, and waste heat.

By Feb. 17, 2009


Freescale chip aims at 1GHz, $199 Netbook

While Freescale, like Intel, sees Netbooks as companion devices to the PC, it also envisions devices that are more frugal with power and that run Linux.

By Jan. 4, 2009


New and Noteworthy: A multi-platform future for the Mac?; Freescale unveils revamped PowerPC

New and Noteworthy: A multi-platform future for the Mac?; Freescale unveils revamped PowerPC

By Jun. 21, 2005


Ex-AMD sales chief lands at Freescale

Freescale Semiconductor hires Henri Richard to lead sales and marketing. And AMD loses another senior executive who reported to Richard.

By Sep. 5, 2007