Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Nov 2012 23:35 UTC
In the News The desktop and laptop world is dominated by x86, the mobile/embedded world by ARM. Conventional wisdom, right? Not really. There's also MIPS - hundreds of millions of embedded devices run on MIPS, and for years now, the architecture has been trying to break into the mobile world dominated so much by ARM. They just a got a boost: MIPS has been acquired by Imagination Tech, most known for its PowerVR graphics chips used in a lot of smartphones and tablets.
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Ah the good MIPS processor :-)
by lord_rob on Wed 7th Nov 2012 20:58 UTC
lord_rob
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2005-08-06

I used MIPS to learn assembly (especially by reverse engineering console games ;) .

It was very cool to do that with my old PlayStation 1 and an ActionReplay flashed with an alternative ROM called Caetla. I've written some (very)small games, just for fun. And some trainers.

It was very cool, back in the days. I miss MIPS architecture ;) .

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