1. News
    Intel gets serious about wireless

    The fact that LTE connectivity is becoming ubiquitous in smartphones and tablets isn’t lost on Intel, which aims for its baseband processors...

  2. News
    Processor market to get boost from smartphones, tablets

    Tablets and smartphones will give a much-needed boost this year to the worldwide microprocessor market, which is undergoing a fundamental change with...

  3. News
    Is Apple eyeing up US$10 billion chip factory in New York?

    Apple is planning to invest US$10 billion in a chip factory in the US, according to a report. This is thought to be part of the company’s plan...

  4. News
    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...

  5. News
    iPad mini teardown reveals 43 per cent gross profit margin for Apple

    A teardown of Apple’s new iPad mini by IHS iSuppli reveals that each 16GB WiFi only model of the 7.9in tablets costs roughly US$188 to build....

  6. News 1
    iPad mini ‘has same 32nm A5 processor as iPad 2, 5G iPod touch’

    The iPad mini features the same 32nm A5 processor as the 5th-gen iPod touch and iPad 2, teardown analysis confirms. Apple’s new iPad mini 7.9in...

  7. News
    Custom CPU core design in iPhone 5 marks an Apple first

      More details of the iPhone 5 CPU emerged this week, confirming Apple’s claimed performance gains. But more importantly, they are the first...

  8. News
    Apple controls own destiny with new A6 chip, say experts

    The iPhone 5 smartphone has the A6 CPU, which industry experts say is the first in a line of many upcoming Apple custom processors that will better...

  9. News 2
    A6 chip in iPhone 5 is dual-core Cortex-A15 from UK company

    An analyst is claiming to have insight into the A6 chip inside the new iPhone 5. According to analysts at Nomura Equity Research, the A6 processor...

  10. News
    AMD hires Apple platform architect to head processor group

    Advanced Micro Devices has lured Jim Keller from his role as platform architect at Apple to head its processor group as the struggling company tries...

  11. Features
    Lab Tests: Processor, graphics boosts improve MacBook Air performance

    The MacBook Air models rolled out as part of last week’s complete overhaul to Apple’s laptop line include next-generation Intel processors, faster...

  12. News
    Smartphones with quad-core chips and 4G LTE coming soon

    Quad-core processors have not yet been combined with 4G LTE in smartphones, but that could change soon. Nvidia on Friday said a quad-core Tegra 3...

  13. News
    Benchmarks show new iPad to have 1GHz processor, 1GB RAM

    The new iPad has 1GB of RAM – as previously suspected – as well as a 1GHz processor, the same speed as that of the iPad 2, it has been...

  14. Features 4
    Intel’s new Xeon chips

    Intel on Tuesday announced the availability of its new Xeon E5 processors for servers and workstations. That announcement was accompanied by unveilings...

  15. News
    Intel confirms Ivy Bridge delay

    Chip giant Intel has confirmed that its next-generation microprocessors, code-named Ivy Bridge, will arrive around two months later than initially...

  16. News
    Apple updates MacBook Pro line

    Softly, softly – Apple today quietly updated its MacBook Pro line, bringing ever-so-slight bumps to processor speeds, as well as larger hard drives...

  17. News
    Intel unveils experimental, new chip

    Intel has shown off an experimental low-power processor the size of a postage stamp that could run PCs on solar power. The concept processor, code-named...

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