Earlier this year it was revealed that there were security flaws discovered within Intel’s chipsets called Spectre and Meltdown. To Intel’s credit, the company has been pushing out patches meant to put an end to these particular vulnerabilities, but it seems that Intel’s problems aren’t quite over yet.
5G will be the future standards in which mobile internet will be based on, and unsurprisingly many are touting just how fast it will be. However given that not many of us have gotten to experience it for ourselves, Fox Sports has announced that together with AT&T and Intel, they plan on demonstrating how fast 5G can be.
With the first 5G networks expected to begin rolling out in the US later this year, this means that smartphone makers will seriously need to start looking into including 5G capable modems in their phones. We have heard rumors that Apple could be working with Intel on 5G modems, but now it seems that Apple could be interested in making their own.
If you’ve been waiting for the release of Intel’s 10nm Cannon Lake chips then you will not be delighted to hear that there’s now another delay. Intel has once again delayed the release of its 10nm chips which many have been looking forward to as it marks the start of new smaller and faster processors from one of the leading semiconductor manufacturers on the planet.
One of the complaints that some users had about Apple’s new MacBook Pros is that they do not support 32GB of RAM. The maximum amount of RAM that users could configure was 16GB, which is more than enough for the average user, but since this is the MacBook “Pro”, there are some professionals who might require more.
With there being some bad blood between Apple and Qualcomm, it did not come as a surprise to learn that Apple might be looking to source certain components from other companies. After all that’s one of the reasons why Apple turned to TSMC for their chipset production instead of Samsung, and why Apple was also rumored to be looking at LG for OLEDs.
Earlier this year Intel announced that they would be getting in on augmented reality (AR) technology with the “Vaunt” smart glasses. The glasses weren’t exactly ready for prime time just yet but were expected to be made available to developers who wanted to tinker with it. Unfortunately it seems that less than a year since they announced the project, Intel will be killing it off.
2018 did not kick off particularly well for Intel due to the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that were discovered inside of its chips. Intel has since worked hard to patch existing chips and also promised that future chips should be free from the vulnerabilities. However it seems that isn’t all as Intel has announced several new initiatives.
While Intel might be primarily known for their chipsets for desktop and laptop computers, the company has experimented with different forms of computing, such as the Intel NUC and the Intel Compute Stick. The company also launched an app for iOS and Android devices in the form of the Remote Keyboard that let users control said devices with their phones.
For many years now it has been rumored that Apple could be working on their own chips for their Mac computers. However a recent report from Bloomberg has revealed that come 2020, Apple could very well move away from Intel, a move which according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, could save Apple as much as $500 million a year.
The first Core i9 processors were announced by Intel for desktops last year. The top-of-the-line option was for those who needed the extra firepower and it was only a matter of time before these chips were released for laptops as well. Intel has done just that today by launching Core i9 processors for laptops. The company brands the Core i9 as the “the best gaming and creation laptop processor Intel […]
It has long been reported that Apple is working on its own chips that it will use for its Mac computers, replacing chip supplier Intel in the process. Intel has long supplied the processors for Apple’s Mac lineup but if a new report is to be believed, Apple could replace the company’s chips for Mac devices with its own as early as 2020.
Intel and the wider technology industry were shaken by the Spectre CPU flaw that was discovered last year. The company has since released microcode updates for “100 percent” of its products launched in the past five years that require protection against this vulnerability and it wil continue to address the Meltdown vulnerability through future software updates. Intel is now looking toward the future and in a bid to prevent such […]
Broadcom made an unexpected and unsolicited bid to acquire Qualcomm a couple of months ago for over $100 billion but its initial bid was rejected by the chipmaker. A revised bid was later submitted and was also rejected by Qualcomm. There has been a lot of back and forth between the two companies since then and while the door still remains open to a deal, a new report claims that […]