Intel wants to remove the remaining barriers that prevent it from putting legacy BIOS into the ground. The company is now working on a plan to make that possible. Intel is looking to end support for legacy BIOS by 2020. It intends to do that by requiring UEFI Class 3 which doesn’t expose legacy BIOS interfaces.
Apple tends to source from multiple suppliers for their components, and for the iPhone’s modem, it is no different as Intel and Qualcomm are the companies supplying Apple with the hardware. That is expected to be the same even in 2018, although KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Intel is expected to supply the majority of it.
As it stands, Apple relies on components from both Qualcomm and Intel for the iPhone’s modem, but according to a report from Fast Company, it seems that future iPhones could use Intel’s hardware more or less exclusively. The report claims that Apple is working with Intel on 5G hardware for future iPhones.
AMD has come out swinging against Intel this year with its Ryzen series of processors but Intel has gone ahead and hit AMD where it hurts the most. It has been confirmed that Raja Koduri, AMD’s lead GPU architect, has left his former company to join Intel. Koduri is now Intel’s new senior vice president and the head of its new Core and Visual Computing Group. This is a major […]
Intel and AMD are rivals in the same industry and yet they’ve teamed up to develop a new laptop chip, possibly to take on NVIDIA. The new Intel Core processor combines a high-performance CPU with custom graphics from AMD. They’ve confirmed that the new chip is meant for notebooks that are meant to be thin and portable.
Artificial intelligence will become increasingly more important in our lives in the years to come. While some are sounding alarm bells over the advancement in AI technology, others say that it will enable new experiences and technologies that will help us in the long term. AI’s abilities are vast and they’ve been showcased in a variety of different way. In this latest example, we find that Intel’s AI helped create […]
It appears that Apple isn’t just interested in producing chips for its mobile devices. If a new report is to be believed, the company wants to reduce its dependence on Intel for the MacBook lineup. It suggests that the company is thinking about developing custom ARM chips for future Mac machines.
After unveiling the first batch of 8th Generation Core “Coffee Lake” processors last month for notebooks, Intel today launched its latest series of processors for desktops. The one major difference in the 8th Generation lineup is that the core count has been increased across the entire desktop range. For example, the entry-level Core i3 processor now has four cores instead of two.
Intel showed off Project Alloy, its x86-based standalone VR headset, last year. It said back then that it was going to launch an open reference design in 2017 so that partners could develop their own devices based on that. However, Intel has decided to cancel Project Alloy. The company says that the reason for this is low interest from hardware partners.
Intel’s has already delayed its Cannon Lake processors twice in the past and if a new report is to be believed, the company has now decided to delay the Cannon Lake release for the third time. The additional wait times have already impact plans of notebook vendors who were planning on using the 10nm chips in their products.
Intel today announced a new partnership with Alphabet’s self-driving car division Waymo. For those who are unaware, Alphabet is the parent company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries. The two will work on solutions that enable Level 4 and Level 5 autonomy. That means the tech they create will enable cars to essentially drive themselves in almost all conditions.
#IFA2017 – Dell today updated its XPS 13 lineup of notebooks with the latest 8th Generation Core processors from Intel. The Dell XPS 13 can now be configured with Intel’s latest quadcore Core i5 and Core i7 chips. Dell isn’t going to have all configurations in stock from the very first day, though.
Samsung has confirmed that it’s going to launch an updated version of its Notebook 9 laptop next month. The biggest change that it will make to this product will be under the hood. The new Notebook 9 from Samsung is going to be powered by Intel’s new 8th Generation Core processors that the company announced last week.
Intel has officially unveiled its latest Core processor family. The company’s new 8th Gen Core processors promise to provide a 40 percent improvement in performance compared to the outgoing 7th Generation Kaby Lake processors. Aside from the 40 percent performance boost claim, Intel also claims that the new chips provide double the performance over a five-year old machine.