Tag Archives: ARM processor

Microsoft Started Blocking Windows 7/8.1 Updates For PCs Running New Processors

You might have heard the latest news about Microsoft blocking new security patches and updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users running the latest processors from Intel, AMD, Qualcomm, and others.

Don’t panic, this new policy doesn’t mean that all Windows 7 and 8.1 users will not be able to receive latest updates in general because Microsoft has promised to support Windows 7 until 2020,

Japan's Softbank buys semiconductor giant ARM for $32 Billion in Cash

Japanese telecommunication giant SoftBank has confirmed that the company intends to acquire UK chip designer ARM Holdings for almost $32 Billion (£24.3 Billion) in an all-cash deal.

ARM has also agreed to this offer from SoftBank and said that its board would recommend the all-cash deal to shareholders.

SoftBank will pay nearly $22.5 per ARM share, which is 43 percent more than ARM’s closing

Raspberry Pi 3 to get official Android OS support

It’s fair to say the success of the ARM-powered Raspberry Pi computers have surpassed expectations and have been a godsend to hobbyists, hackers, and students.

If you’re one of those people looking for unofficial hacks to install Android OS on a Raspberry Pi device, then stop and wait for the official release.

Raspberry Pi computers have largely been Linux affairs, as several Linux