The top gaming technologies of 2011

Each year brings a host of new technologies to the table that make the gaming landscape seem significantly different from what came before, and 2011 was no different. Here are some of the most important technological advancements the game industry saw in the past 12 months.

ARM hopes to power 50% of mobile PCs by 2015

Not content just to dominate smartphones, chip maker ARM is expecting chips based on its processor designs to power half of the mobile PC market (which includes tablets, netbooks, and the like) by 2015, PCWorld reports.

No, Apple won’t be dumping Intel chips for ARM, you crazies

Here’s your latest crazy Apple rumor: Sources say that Apple is looking to move towards ARM processors in its laptops, which would replace the Intel chips its been relying on for the past few years, SemiAccurate reports.