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Topic: Intel

Safari retains speed crown over newcomer Chrome in OS X

12/09/2009, 09:12 pm

While besting Firefox by nearly 50 percent, Google's newly released Chrome browser was 12 percent slower than Apple's Safari in benchmark tests.

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Apple adds 3.33GHz quad-core Mac Pro, 2TB hard drive upgrades

12/04/2009, 09:12 am

Apple has outfitted its Mac Pro desktop machines with a new 3.33GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon upgrade option, at a cost of $1,200, as well as 2TB hard drives for the Mac Pro and Xserve

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Intel to apply Apple's App Store strategy with netbooks

12/03/2009, 02:12 pm

Intel this week released a beta software development kit to create applications for an iPhone App Store-like service, one that will come preinstalled on future Atom-powered netbooks.

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Intel's Six-Core 'Gulftown' processor revealed, possibly headed to Mac Pro

11/29/2009, 01:11 am

Performance numbers of Intel's new six-core Xeon were prematurely revealed by Polish website PCLab, showing strong increases in performance for the chip rumored to be in the next iteration of the Mac Pro.

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Users report issues with Apple's new Core i7-based iMac

11/24/2009, 08:11 am

Apple's new top-of-the-line 27-inch iMac with an Intel Core i7 processor has shown up dead on arrival or with a cracked screen for some who have purchased.

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Hack re-enables Atom processor compatibility for Mac OS X 10.6.2

11/20/2009, 07:11 am

Hackers have circumvented the changes in Mac OS X 10.6.2 to allow the latest upgrade to Apple's Snow Leopard to run on netbooks with Intel Atom processors.

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iPhone-Windows 7 sync bug with Intel chipset fixed for some

11/09/2009, 02:11 pm

A bug with Intel's P55 chipset prevents Windows 7 from syncing their iPhone, and motherboard manufacturer Gigabyte has issued a BIOS update to resolve the issue for some.

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Apple begins shipping quad-core 27-inch iMac models

11/09/2009, 11:11 am

Apple's top-of-the-line 27-inch iMacs, powered with Intel quad-core processors, have begun shipping to those who purchased the machines in October, AppleInsider has learned.

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Latest Snow Leopard build resurrects Atom compatibility

11/04/2009, 06:11 pm

Development build 10C535 of Snow Leopard update 10.6.2 retains Intel Atom support after the previous build had killed compatibility with the processor.

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Apple's next Mac Pro may sport six-core processors

10/15/2009, 09:10 am

A forthcoming update to the Mac Pro line could have short-term exclusivity of a new Intel Xeon six-core CPU early next year, according to a new rumor.

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Apple endorses Wi-Fi Direct for networking without hotspots

10/14/2009, 09:10 am

Apple and a consortium of other technology companies in the Wi-Fi Alliance have agreed to a new peer-to-peer wireless standard that aims to make it easier for electronics to communicate.

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Intel suit halts development of future Nvidia chipsets

10/08/2009, 12:10 pm

Nvidia, the maker of Intel-compatible chipsets for Apple's line of Macs, has announced it will cease development of future hardware until its suit with Intel is settled sometime in 2010.

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Why Apple is betting on Light Peak with Intel: a love story

09/30/2009, 04:09 pm

Despite Apple's investments in developing its own custom ARM microchips in place of using Intel's Atom mobile processors, the company has reached out to Intel as a partner to drive the adoption of the new Light Peak specification for optical cabling. A look at Apple's historical use of ports explains why it is doing this.

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Intel releases Core i7 'Clarksfield' mobile processors

09/25/2009, 03:09 pm

Intel this week unveiled two new high-performance Core i7 mobile processors, bringing the power of Nehalem, previously seen only in desktops, to the mobile market.

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Apple's much-anticipated tablet device coming early next year

07/24/2009, 11:07 am

Exclusive: After four years of meticulous development riddled with setbacks, Apple is now racing toward an early 2010 launch of a device that may see the electronics maker redefine the portable computing market for the second time in twice as many years.

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Apple may drop NVIDIA chips in Macs following contract fight

07/01/2009, 06:07 pm

Although they've portrayed themselves almost as best friends for several months, Apple and NVIDIA are now rumored in a spat that could see some GeForce chipsets excluded from future Mac models.

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Apple ups stake in iPhone graphics chip designer

06/26/2009, 09:06 am

Apple has increased its holdings in Imagination Technologies, the chip designer responsible for the graphics technology inside the iPhone and iPod touch, and now holds a combined 9.5% stake in the company.

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Intel deal to buy Wind River may pit it against Apple's iPhone team

06/04/2009, 07:06 pm

An Intel move to buy mobile software experts Wind River Systems could do more than just give the chip maker a leg up in handheld devices; it could also spark more direct competition between Apple and Intel.

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Intel to launch Calpella with quad-core notebook chips in Q3

05/12/2009, 09:05 am

Intel still plans to launch its next-generation Calpella notebook platform, expected to find its way into Apple's MacBook lines, sometime in the the third quarter of this year, according to a new report.

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NVIDIA strikes back against Intel

03/27/2009, 01:03 pm

GPU maker NVIDIA has fired back a countersuit against Intel in response to Intel's suit to block NVIDIA from making controller chips for future generations of Intel's processors.

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