If you have been following Apple-related news, you might have heard reports of how Apple could be working on developing their own smartphone modems. This is by no means a small undertaking, and as such, Apple definitely needs all the help that they can get, which is why it’s not surprising that they could be eyeing Intel’s modem business.
With the AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation family of processors just around the corner, it seems that Intel is worried about what the availability of Ryzen 3000 processors might do for its own chip sales. A report claims that Intel has decided to cut the prices of its processes by 10-15 percent to make its offerings more enticing to customers from a price perspective.
Intel wants to make overclocking simpler which is why it has now released an automatic overclocking tool for some 9th gen Core CPUs called the Intel Performance Maximizer. The tool takes a look at the individual settings of each processor and then uses what the company calls “hyper-intelligent automation” to overclock them for a performance bump. This means that users can have one-click overclocking without having to make any changes […]
Apple is a company that loves to do everything themselves, and we totally get it. This helps Appl reduce dependency on other companies, thus insulating them from any potential problems. This is why it didn’t come as a surprise to learn that Apple could be looking to develop their own 5G modems.
When Apple introduced the Touch Bar to its MacBook Pro lineup, it was supposed to be a game changer in terms of how we used our laptops. Unfortunately, many still seem to largely prefer having a row of function keys instead of a OLED strip, although this isn’t to say that it is completely useless.
Laptops are a dime a dozen and it’s hard for companies to truly stand out. However, at Computex 2019, we saw how ASUS attempted to break the mold with its ZenBook Pro Duo that comes with a 4K secondary screen built right above its keyboard. If you thought that was wild, Intel might have ASUS beat.
If you’re looking to make a new gaming rig or a really powerful system, then you might be interested to learn that Intel has announced their latest CPU in the form of the Intel Core i9-9900KS, which could very well be Intel’s most powerful and fastest CPU to date.
While Intel and AMD are seen as rivals in the processor business, it’s safe to say that Intel has largely been seen as having an edge over AMD and tends to be the more preferred brand. However, due to the recent security vulnerabilities that Intel has endured, it could give AMD a slight boost to help them gain more ground over their competitor.
As you might have heard, Google had recently confirmed that they will no longer be doing business with Huawei following the US government blacklisting the Chinese company. It seems that they are not alone because in a report from Bloomberg, other companies are now following suit as well.
Recently, it was revealed that there was a newly-discovered vulnerability affecting Intel processors. Dubbed ZombieLoad, the good news is that Intel is said to have since released new microcode to computer makers to help them patch their computers, but it turns out that some computers could still be vulnerable.
It wasn’t too long ago that Intel was inundated with the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that affected a ton of their processors. To their credit, the company did take steps to try and address the problem, but it seems that new vulnerabilities have since been discovered by the original researchers who found the Meltdown and Spectre flaws.
For a while now it has been rumored that Apple could be looking to develop their own modems. For a company that seems to love to do everything themselves where possible, it actually made a lot of sense. Now according to a report from The Telegraph, there is more evidence that Apple could indeed be working on their own modem, a 5G one no doubt.
A couple of weeks ago following the speculation that Apple’s 5G iPhones could be delayed to 2021 due to their apparent difficulty in sourcing components. Intel was said to be the company to supply Apple with 5G modems, and the company came forward to claim that everything was going according to plan.
apple logoFor the past few years, Intel has been making modems for smartphones where the company has supplied handset makers such as Apple with their modems. Now there have been some talks in the past about Apple potentially looking to develop their own modem, and it seems that they almost had a helping hand from Intel.