Thanks to Linux & Android, we're finally free from Intel – Windows #monopoly…

Thanks to Linux & Android, we're finally free from Intel – Windows #monopoly 🙂 and if Intel is not careful, it may end up completely irrelevant.

AMD is doing a lot of smart moves these days, starting with their deliciously powerful + cheap Fusion platform. The next year should be very interesting.

Reshared post from +Linux News Here

In the microprocessor wars, #ARM and its many partner allies have always had the most units sold in the market. But Intel, which can sell chips for $100 or more, has always had the lion’s share of the profits in a $30 billion-plus industry. With the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, ARM is a rising star while Intel’s core PC market is weakening. And this week, Intel rival Advanced Micro Devices announced it would move beyond Intel-compatible chips to making ones based on ARM designs.

Will ARM become more powerful than Intel by using less power? (interview)
Intel and ARM are fighting the world war of the chip market. The battle is playing out in servers, smartphones, tablets and PCs.

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