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Topic: Intel

Apple's new Thunderbolt iMacs include unreleased Intel Z68 chipset

05/04/2011, 11:05 am

The new iMac all-in-one desktops released this week include Intel's yet-to-be-released Z68 chipset, which could allow faster solid-state drive caching performance in the future.

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Teardown of Apple's 21.5-inch Thunderbolt iMac finds removable graphics board

05/04/2011, 08:05 am

A look inside Apple's new 21.5-inch, Thunderbolt-equipped iMac desktop discovered the ability to swap out the graphics processing unit board for a new one.

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Intel interested in building Apple's mobile A4, A5 chips: report

05/03/2011, 06:05 pm

Intel is interested in gaining Apple's mobile chip manufacturing business, competing against the company's existing producer Samsung and other independent foundries Apple is rumored to be considering.

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RIM PlayBook launch disappoints; Intel earnings soar

04/19/2011, 11:04 pm

Research in Motion's lackluster launch of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet spooked investors on Tuesday. Meanwhile, record earnings bolstered Intel's confidence in continued growth of the PC market, even as CEO Paul Otellini admitted that tablets like Apple's iPad had cannibalized PC sales "a little bit."

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Insiders believe Thunderbolt from Intel, Apple will 'greatly affect' USB 3.0

04/19/2011, 11:04 am

Though Intel has said it plans to support USB 3.0 with its next-generation chipsets, some in the PC market believe Apple's adoption of Thunderbolt could have a major impact.

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Intel will support USB 3.0 alongside 'complementary' Thunderbolt

04/15/2011, 08:04 am

Intel and Apple's newly introduced high-speed Thunderbolt port won't be a direct competitor of the USB 3.0 standard. Rather, the two will be "complementary" to one another, Intel believes.

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Palm, Facebook investor changes tune on Apple over iPad, apps

04/14/2011, 09:04 pm

In a marked shift from his former belief that sales of the iPhone would dry up after two years, Roger McNamee, a prominent venture capitalist who has invested heavily in Palm and Facebook, said in an interview that Apple will likely lead a 10-year technology growth cycle with the continued success of the iPad and its App Store ecosystem.

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Intel to release Thunderbolt developer kit this quarter

04/12/2011, 09:04 pm

Intel revealed on Tuesday that developer kits for its new Thunderbolt high-speed interconnect, which made its debut on Apple's early 2011 MacBook Pros, will be made available later this quarter.

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Intel launches Oak Trail tablet chip in attempt to catch iPad

04/12/2011, 02:04 am

The latest leg in Intel's 'mobile marathon' has come in the form of the newly launched Oak Trail tablet chip from the company as it attempts to catch the current leader, Apple.

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Apple expanding Thunderbolt team for new devices equipped with high-speed ports

04/06/2011, 09:04 am

Apple is unsurprisingly looking to bring its new Thunderbolt port to new devices beyond the MacBook Pro, the notoriously secretive company has revealed in new job listings.

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Apple, Intel work to prevent use of conflict minerals mined in Africa

04/01/2011, 03:04 pm

New rules related to electronic components are intended to stem the purchase of "conflict minerals" that fund wars in Central Africa, a measure supported by technology companies including Intel and Apple.

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Apple rumored to release new iMacs with Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt by early May

03/22/2011, 01:03 pm

Apple may release a new line of iMac all-in-one desktop computers by the end of April or the first week of May with Sandy Bridge processors and the new high-speed Thunderbolt port, but no major cosmetic changes, according to a new rumor.

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Intel details Thunderbolt, says Apple has full year head start

02/24/2011, 04:02 pm

At a press conference earlier this morning, Intel offered additional information about its new Thunderbolt interconnect technology being pioneered by Apple in its latest batch of MacBook Pros, noting Apple will have a year long head start in deploying the technology.

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First Look: Inside Apple's fast new Thunderbolt port on MacBook Pros

02/24/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple has introduced the first implementation of Intel's new Thunderbolt technology for high speed communications, aimed at providing a very fast new data connection for mobile professionals.

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Apple's 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros to sport quad-core i7 CPU, AMD graphics

02/24/2011, 06:02 am

New leaked photos reveal the details of Apple's MacBook Pro refresh, with updated notebooks featuring AMD graphics, and high-end 15- and 17-inch models packing quad-core Intel Core i7 processors [updated].

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Apple to unveil new MacBook Pros 'shortly after' Intel Thunderbolt event Thursday

02/24/2011, 01:02 am

A new report claims that Apple will unveil a refresh to its MacBook Pro lineup 'shortly after' an Intel press event to formally launch the chipmaker's new Light Peak technology, which will reportedly be marketed as Thunderbolt, at 10 a.m. Pacific on Thursday.

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MacBook Pro rumor roundup: Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt, SSD boot drives & more

02/23/2011, 04:02 pm

With the expected release of Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup on Thursday, onlookers have been inundated with rumored hardware specifications and new features. AppleInsider offers a recap of what's expected in the imminent product refresh slated for tomorrow.

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Next-gen MacBook Pro photos reveal Apple's high-speed 'Thunderbolt' port [u]

02/23/2011, 07:02 am

Apple's implementation of Intel's Light Peak technology could be dubbed "Thunderbolt," according to new pictures that claim to show the new 13-inch MacBook Pro hardware and box [updated with photo of English box].

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Apple cofounded effort to design and build $2 billion New Stanford Hospital

02/21/2011, 09:02 pm

This month, Apple joined eBay, HP, Intel, Intuit and Oracle in an "unprecedented" joint philanthropic effort to help Stanford Medical Center build a new $2 billion hospital, designed to use the latest technology available in ways mirroring the innovation of Silicon Valley tech companies.

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Apple to announce new high-speed connector for Macs, report claims

02/20/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple is on the verge of introducing a new high-speed connection to some of its Mac computing lines, according to report that speculates the announcement could accompany revised MacBook Pros expected as early as next week.

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