O'Reilly logo

Android on x86: An Introduction to Optimizing for Intel® Architecture by Darren Cummings, Iggy Krajci

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 5

image

The Intel Mobile Processor

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG.

—Bill Gates

Intel is the original microprocessor designer: the first commercially available microprocessor was the Intel 4004 in 1971. Intel processors currently dominate the high-performance market, capturing almost all modern high-end servers. Intel’s Pentium line of processors were ubiquitous in personal computing during the 1990s, and their Core i-series are the most popular central processing units for laptops and ultrabooks today. In addition, Intel has entered the mobile marketplace ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required