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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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Intel expected to unveil cable service, set-top box at CES

12/31/2012, 11:12 am

Chipmaker Intel is reportedly planning to unveil a new set-top box and accompanying cable service at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January.

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ITC judge clears Apple, Intel, HP of patent infringement allegations

12/14/2012, 10:12 pm

A U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Friday ruled in favor of defendants Apple, Intel and HP in a case pertaining to processor patent technology asserted by X2Y Attenuators LLC, a small technology firm.

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Leaked document reveals Intel 'Haswell' chips potentially bound for 2013 iMacs

12/13/2012, 10:12 am

Details on 14 new desktop processors set to launch in 2013 based on Intel's "Haswell" architecture have leaked, offering a glimpse at chips that could potentially make their way into the next-generation iMac.

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Apple addresses 2012 Mac mini HDMI flicker issues with software update

12/10/2012, 03:12 pm

Apple on Monday released a software update for owners of its recently updated Mac mini desktop, addressing an issue that would cause a connected screen to flicker.

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Apple's new 27" iMac boasts up to 54% performance improvement over predecessor

11/30/2012, 12:11 pm

Benchmarks for Apple's redesigned 27- and 21.5-inch iMac models are now available, showing significant performance increases over the previous-generation models.

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Complex chip shift from Samsung expected to take Apple 12-18 months

11/30/2012, 08:11 am

For Apple to move production of its iPhone and iPhone and iPad chips away from Samsung would be a long, difficult process with only three realistic alternative companies.

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Microsoft Surface Pro to start at $899 for 64GB model

11/29/2012, 04:11 pm

Microsoft on Thursday announced the pricing for its forthcoming Surface Pro tablet, starting at $899 for the entry-level 64-gigabyte version with an Intel processor and the full Windows 8 operating system.

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Intel CEO Paul Otellini to retire in May

11/19/2012, 09:11 am

Intel said Monday that president and CEO, Paul Otellini, has elected to retire as an officer and director of the company effective next May.

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ARM-based Macs seen as 'inevitable,' but Apple unlikely to switch anytime soon

11/06/2012, 08:11 am

It's "inevitable" that Apple will merge its Mac and iOS devices at some point, but such a change is not expected to happen for years, in the eyes of one industry watcher.

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Apple mulling transition away from Intel chips for Macs

11/05/2012, 04:11 pm

Rumors have once again surfaced that Apple may be looking to move away from Intel processors to power its Mac lineup, replacing the silicon with proprietary ARM processor designs like those found in the iPad and iPhone.

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UN roundtable tackles wireless patent disputes between Apple, Samsung, others

10/10/2012, 02:10 pm

Apple was joined by Google, Microsoft, Samsung and others in a meeting in Switzerland on Wednesday that discussed the potential patent litigation reform in the lawsuit-saturated wireless industry.

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Mac mini supply drying up, could signal Ivy Bridge update

10/08/2012, 02:10 pm

With the Mac mini still waiting for an update to Intel's latest Ivy Bridge chips, supply of the diminutive desktop has begun to dwindle at various resellers.

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Apple wants to move Macs away from Intel chips - report

10/03/2012, 11:10 am

Apple has reportedly "deliberated" moving its lineup of Mac computers away from Intel processors, though such a change apparently isn't "imminent."

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Availability of Apple's 27" iMac dwindles ahead of expected Ivy Bridge upgrade

08/31/2012, 12:08 pm

With Apple's iMac lineup due for an upgrade to Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, stock of the larger 27-inch all-in-one desktop has become even more depleted ahead of a possible refresh.

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Mountain Lion update page confirms incompatibility with older Macs

07/11/2012, 10:07 pm

As first hinted in February, Apple's upcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system update will not include support for certain models of Macs with older Intel chipsets with integrated graphics.

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Ultrabook makers fear design patent lawsuits from Apple - report

07/09/2012, 01:07 pm

PC makers are said to be "facing threats from Apple" over Ultrabook designs that resemble the ultraportable MacBook Air.

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