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Topic: Intel

Teardown of Apple's new 11" MacBook Air finds smaller SSD module, tweaked battery

06/14/2013, 10:06 am

The 11-inch version of Apple's new MacBook Air has gotten its requisite disassembly, with the process revealing some of the craft that went into getting it its longer battery life, including a tweaked design to accommodate a slightly larger battery.

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Benchmarks of Apple's new MacBook Airs reveal superfast PCIe memory, Haswell power savings

06/11/2013, 11:06 am

The most significant raw performance boost in Apple's updated MacBook Air lineup comes from new PCI Express flash memory, while Intel's latest Haswell processors are more focused on extending battery life than pushing horsepower.

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Apple unveils new MacBook Air lineup with all-day battery life, 802.11ac Wi-Fi

06/10/2013, 01:06 pm

Apple's new MacBook Air lineup features Intel's latest Haswell ultra-low voltage processors, providing up to 9 hours of battery life with the 11-inch model, and 12 hours with the 13-inch version.

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Apple to update iMac lineup with Intel Haswell CPUs in June or July - report

06/10/2013, 07:06 am

Apple's all-in-one iMac desktops will receive a refresh this summer, gaining Intel's latest generation Haswell processors in June or July, according to one analyst.

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Intel on Thunderbolt: Our goal is quality, more compatible accessories on the way

05/31/2013, 03:05 pm

Intel pushed back on Friday against allegations that it was the company's own policies that have hindered the wider adoption of Thunderbolt beyond Apple's Mac lineup, with the chipmaker saying that until now it has been more focused on the quality of its partners' devices, rather than quantity.

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Samsung chooses Intel CPU for new iPad-competing Android Galaxy Tab - report

05/31/2013, 10:05 am

With Intel largely absent from the current booming smartphone and tablet markets, the chipmaker has reportedly secured a deal with Samsung to power one of the company's upcoming 10-inch Android tablets.

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Intel's grip on Thunderbolt keeps accessories off the market

05/28/2013, 12:05 pm

While Apple has integrated Intel's Thunderbolt connection standard in every model of Mac the company has introduced since 2011, the technology has yet to truly take off in the computer industry, and one report says it is languishing due to Intel's tight controls over the standard.

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Haswell chips could bring 50% more battery life to Apple's next-gen MacBooks

05/24/2013, 12:05 pm

The next generation in Apple's MacBook line could see 50 percent greater battery life thanks to the processors expected to go into them, according to Intel.

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Half of Apple's MacBook Air lineup now sold out at Amazon ahead of WWDC

05/23/2013, 11:05 am

MacBook Air models, including Apple's popular 11.6-inch, sub-$1,000 offering, continue to go out of stock at Amazon ahead of an anticipated product refresh that's expected to add Intel's latest-generation Haswell processors.

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MacBook Air inventory begins dwindling ahead of Apple's WWDC

05/17/2013, 12:05 pm

With Intel's next-generation Haswell processors set to launch in a matter of weeks and WWDC to kick off soon after, availability of Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air had begun to dry up at major authorized resellers.

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Intel chips could have powered first iPhone, CEO Otellini says

05/16/2013, 05:05 pm

As Paul Otellini relinquishes the reins of chipmaker Intel, the outgoing chief executive reveals in an in-depth profile that he ultimately passed on a contract to build the silicon which powered Apple's original iPhone, a regretful decision given the handset's wild success.

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Inside Iris: What Intel's new integrated graphics mean for Apple's future Macs

05/02/2013, 03:05 pm

Intel's next generation of CPUs will include powerful integrated graphics processors branded as "Iris" a change that could help lead to even thinner and more powerful MacBook Pros with longer battery life.

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Judge denies class action certification in poaching lawsuit involving Apple, Google

04/05/2013, 10:04 am

Former employees of Apple, Google, and a number of other tech companies cannot yet claim class action status in their suit accusing the companies of illegal conspiracy not to poach each other's employees.

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Intel, Nvidia show off next-gen silicon potentially bound for Apple's future Macs

03/20/2013, 07:03 am

Computing industry observers got a glimpse of the future from two processor makers on Tuesday, as Nvidia revealed its GPU product roadmap and Intel showed off benchmarks of the forthcoming "Haswell" microarchitecture.

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Rumor: Intel could land 10% of Apple's 'A7' chip orders

03/12/2013, 08:03 am

As Intel gets into the chip contracting business, the company could obtain as much as 10 percent of Apple's next-generation mobile chip orders, insiders believe.

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Rumor: Apple and Intel again mulling partnership to build A-series chips

03/07/2013, 05:03 am

A report on Thursday claims inside knowledge of reported negotiations between Apple and Intel, saying the chip maker may be looking to build ARM-based SoCs based for the Cupertino company's iOS device lineup.

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Updated Retina MaBook Pros seeing 3-5% performance bumps

02/22/2013, 01:02 pm

Following Apple's recent announcement of minor spec bumps in its Retina MacBook Pro line, Primate Labs has run the new devices through benchmark tests, finding slight jumps in performance for the new models.

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Intel confirms: Online TV service in the works, set for 2013 launch

02/12/2013, 03:02 pm

Chipmaking powerhouse Intel revealed on Tuesday its plans to roll out an online television service later this year, a move that could bring it into direct competition with Apple, which is also expected to launch a television product in the near future.

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Thunderbolt still a 'niche' due to Intel licensing requirements

01/15/2013, 01:01 pm

A number of factors have played a part in the small selection of available Thunderbolt accessories, but the most significant may be Intel's lengthy licensing and certification process.

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Intel shows off 4th-gen Core processors bound for Apple's MacBook lineup

01/07/2013, 09:01 pm

Intel on Monday demoed a number of upcoming processors set to hit market later this year, including low power versions of the company's "Haswell" fourth-generation Core series CPUs slated to roll out in Apple's inevitable 2013 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air refreshes.

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