ARM’s latest phone chip designs will be better-equipped for 5G and foldables

Smartphones require faster hardware every year, but upcoming models equipped with 5G and multiple displays will likely call for an even bigger jump in processing power than normal. ARM’s new Cortex-A78 CPU could serve as a starting point for companie...

Microsoft’s revamped Edge browser now runs on ARM-based Windows PCs

The default web browsing experience on ARM-based Windows PCs just took a big step forward. Microsoft has released its first version of its Chromium-based Edge browser for ARM-based Windows 10 systems, giving them all the compatibility and feature imp...

Surface Pro X review: Gorgeous hardware marred by buggy software

For years now, the Surface Pro has been the best Windows 2-in-1. It delivers a useful, familiar desktop environment for multitasking in a lightweight tablet body. But the line hasn't changed much physically since the Pro 4. A serious redesign i...

Toyota, GM, NVIDIA and others team up on self-driving car chips

Autonomous vehicles pose a whole bunch of R&D challenges. With so many aspects to consider -- power consumption, safety, user interface and data management, to name just a few -- creating a common computing platform for their use is a big ask of...

Surface Pro X hands-on: Microsoft tries Windows on ARM again

Microsoft is officially giving Windows on ARM-based processors another go, after its previous efforts (ahem, Windows RT) failed years ago. It's not like we haven't seen PCs using ARM chips recently. Qualcomm's been leading the charge with the Windows...

What we hope to see at Microsoft’s Surface event

Like clockwork, Microsoft is gearing up to announce its latest batch of Surface devices tomorrow. We've already gotten a preview of some hardware, thanks to a recent leak: it looks like there's a new Surface Pro, a sleeker ARM-based Surface and a new...