1. News
    April 2nd, 2014 by Tim Hornyak
    Apple in talks to buy Renesas chip joint venture

    Apple is said to be in talks with Renesas Electronics to buy its majority-owned joint venture that designs chips for smartphone displays. With an...

  2. News
    March 15th, 2013 by Sharon Gaudin
    Coming soon: Self-healing chips for smartphones, computers?

    The next step in the evolution of the computer chip may be developing self-healing integrated chips, according to scientists working on such a project....

  3. Blogs
    January 23rd, 2013 by Tom R. Halfhill
    The pros and cons of an Apple-Intel divorce

    Rumours persist that Apple will switch the Macintosh from Intel’s x86 processors to ARM-compatible chips like those in the iPhone, iPad, and other...

  4. News
    November 17th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Samsung denies Apple price hike

    Samsung is denying rumours that it had raised the prices of the application processors that Apple uses in its products by 20 percent. That rumour...

  5. News
    November 13th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Samsung slaps Apple with 20 percent price increase for chips

    Apple has reluctantly swallowed a 20 percent price increase for its mobile processors supplied by Samsung, according to reports. South Korean newspaper...

  6. Blogs
    November 8th, 2012 by Loyd Case
    Apple not likely to ditch Intel chips for Macs in near future

    There’s a certain sense to recent rumours that Apple may trade the Intel chips in its Macs for the company’s own processors. Apple is, after all,...

  7. News
    September 11th, 2012 by Sophie Curtis, Techworld
    Apple slashes memory chip order to Samsung

    Apple has reportedly reduced its memory chip orders from Samsung for the forthcoming iPhone 5, as part of a move to diversify its lines of supply...

  8. News
    September 8th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    New iPhone 5 ‘won’t include’ Samsung chips or screen

    Samsung is most definitely not in Apple’s good books following their defeat in a California court last month, and now the two appear to have fallen...

  9. News
    August 10th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple contract worth US$2.1 billion to Samsung this year

    Samsung could regret its courtroom dispute with Apple, as Apple is Samsung’s biggest customer and its business is worth 8.8% of Samsung’s revenue....

  10. News
    May 24th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Apple buys more chips than any other company

    Apple is expected to spend US$27 billion on semiconductors in 2012, maintaining its position as the world’s largest chip buyer, buying around 50...

  11. News
    May 23rd, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    The iPhone 5′s body will ‘resemble the metallic rear panel of the iPad’

    Piper Jaffray analyst believes Apple is on target for an October launch of the new iPhone, despite the shortage of Qualcomm chips. The iPhone 5’s...

  12. News
    April 25th, 2012 by Matt Egan
    29 April for Intel Ivy Bridge processor launch

    On 29 April Intel will release to customers 14 new PC processors – the third generation of its Core processor family, more commonly known as Ivy...

  13. News
    April 20th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Supplier constraints delay iPhone 5 release until October

    Apple’s next-generation iPhone may be pushed back for an October release due to  mobile phone chip maker Qualcomm experiencing difficulties...

  14. News
    March 20th, 2012 by Sharon Gaudin
    Intel ready to take on tablet chips

    Intel is ready to start cranking out chips for tablets, but is the chip maker moving fast enough to boost its presence in the mobile market? Intel...

  15. News
    January 9th, 2012 by Yardena Arar
    First next-gen Wi-Fi chips roll out

    Wi-Fi is getting faster – again. Wi-Fi chipmaker Broadcom has announced its first chips based on the coming 802.11ac standard, the successor to...

  16. News
    September 29th, 2011 by Ben Camm-Jones
    Thunderbolt Display teardown reveals many chips

    A teardown of Apple’s Thunderbolt Display has revealed a large, brushless fan and a logic board teeming with chips. iFixit took one of the 27in,...

  17. News
    Intel reports jump in profit, revenue for fourth quarter

    Intel on Thursday reported $2.3 billion in profit for the fourth quarter of 2009, in a strong financial showing driven by an increase in spending...

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