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Topic: Intel

Intel profits quadruple as chip maker says industry has recovered

04/14/2010, 03:04 pm

Intel, the maker of processors for Apple's entire line of Mac computers, reported record earnings this week, with its strongest first quarter in the company's history fueled by demand for new microprocessors.

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Benchmarks show Core i7 MacBook Pros offer 50% speed boost

04/13/2010, 04:04 pm

Preliminary benchmark tests with Apple's new 15-inch Intel Core i7 MacBook Pro shows the notebook's CPU has gained a 50 percent performance boost over its Core 2 Duo predecessor.

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Nvidia says new MacBook Pro graphics switching isn't Optimus

04/13/2010, 12:04 pm

The automatic graphic switching capabilities in the new 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros are accomplished with a solution created entirely by Apple, and do not rely on Nvidia's established Optimus technology.

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Sources reveal specs of Apple's MacBook Pro refresh

04/13/2010, 06:04 am

Apple on Tuesday will finally get around to updating its MacBook Pro line of professional notebooks, which will include Intel's new Core processors ranging from 2.4GHz to 2.66GHz and include a variety of screen options, AppleInsider has been told.

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Rumor suggests Apple could release new MacBook Pros April 13

04/08/2010, 11:04 am

As the wait for new MacBook Pro notebooks from Apple continues to grow, yet another rumor suggests their release is imminent, with a new report claiming a refresh is set for next Tuesday.

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Taiwanese paper claims Apple will refresh entire MacBook line soon

04/05/2010, 03:04 pm

A new report claims that Apple could release updates to its MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air notebook computers in April, with alleged Intel processor supply issues said to be resolved.

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Briefly: Intel short on supply of MacBook Pro-bound processors

03/19/2010, 12:03 pm

Intel is struggling to meet demand for its new family of Core mobile processors that are widely expected to turn up in the next round of updates to Apple's MacBook and MacBook Pro lines of notebook computers, according to a published report.

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Intel 'Gulftown' CPU announcement fuels rumors of new Mac Pro

03/10/2010, 06:03 pm

Intel this week previewed its forthcoming 32nm Core i7-980X processor, a six-core CPU codenamed "Gulftown," and a new rumor has suggested the chip could find its way into Apple's Mac Pro line as early as next Tuesday.

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MacBook Pros in tight supply, new models could broaden gap with MacBooks

02/24/2010, 09:02 am

Constrained supplies of MacBook Pros suggest an anticipated notebook refresh is growing closer -- one that could further differentiate the premium lineup from the low-end MacBook. Also, Apple has improved its shipping times for 27-inch iMacs to three to five business days.

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Custom Apple A4 iPad chip estimated to be $1 billion investment

02/22/2010, 10:02 am

In bypassing a traditional chip maker like Intel and creating its own custom ARM-based processor for the iPad, Apple has likely incurred an investment of about $1 billion, a new report suggests.

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Apple plans dual graphics enhancements on future MacBook Pros

02/19/2010, 08:02 am

One of the advances Apple plans for future MacBook Pro models is an improvement to the handling of the notebooks' dual graphics chips, AppleInsider has learned.

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Intel, Nokia partner for MeeGo mobile platform to take on Apple

02/15/2010, 08:02 am

(Mobile World Congress) Two Linux-based mobile operating systems -- Intel's Mobilin and Nokia's Maemo -- will be merged into one platform that will run on a wide variety of mobile devices including smartphones, the two companies announced Monday.

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Apple releases fix for Mac Pro audio-based performance issues

02/11/2010, 06:02 pm

Apple Thursday afternoon released a fix for an issue that would significantly decrease the performance of 2009-era Mac Pros with Nehalem-based Intel Xeon processors.

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Nehalem Mac Pro systems suffer audio-based performance issues

02/03/2010, 04:02 pm

The latest Mac Pro models with Nehalem-based Intel Xeon processors reportedly suffer a 20 percent performance hit when playing audio in Mac OS X, users have reported.

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Intel 6-core i7-powered Mac Pro rumored to launch this month

02/02/2010, 07:02 am

Intel's new Core i7-980X and Core i7-970 six-core desktop processors are set to debut in March, but could see an early release on Apple's Mac Pro systems in a matter of weeks, according to a new report.

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Low-voltage Intel Core i5 delay could impact MacBook Air upgrade

01/22/2010, 11:01 am

New speculation Friday suggested Apple's MacBook Air, last upgraded in June, may not see a refresh until after its MacBook Pro counterparts, due to claims of a delay for Intel's Core i5 UM processors.

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Intel has blowout quarter as net income skyrockets 875%

01/15/2010, 07:01 am

Chip maker Intel far exceeded Wall Street expectations for its fourth financial quarter of 2009, earning $2.3 billion in net income good for a whopping 875 percent yearly increase.

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Intel claims Core i5-based MacBook Pro promo was a mistake

01/14/2010, 09:01 am

After a worldwide promotional e-mail seemingly revealed a forthcoming Intel Core i5-equipped MacBook Pro, the chip maker has modified the contest and apologized.

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Intel promo confirms Apple's plans for Core i5 MacBook Pros [u]

01/13/2010, 12:01 pm

An e-mail sent to members of Intel's Retail Edge promotional program highlight a forthcoming MacBook Pro from Apple sporting a new Core i5 processor, AppleInsider can confirm.

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CES: Intel takes wraps off netbook app store, dubbed 'AppUp'

01/08/2010, 10:01 am

Intel this week unveiled a beta version of its application storefront for netbooks, designed to make downloading and purchasing applications similar to the experience on App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch.

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