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Topic: NVIDIA

NVIDIA accuses Intel of fighting innovation with lawsuit

02/19/2009, 03:02 pm

A legal dispute between two chip giants turned bitter on Thursday when NVIDIA characterized a recent lawsuit from Intel as a low-blow effort to save its "decaying" CPU business by squeezing its competitors out of the market.

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Intel sues NVIDIA to halt development of future chipsets

02/19/2009, 10:02 am

Intel Corp. is suing partner NVIDIA to stop it from developing compatible chipsets for future generation Intel processors, a sign that the world's largest chipmaker isn't taking favorably to NVIDIA's encroachment on the market, which has recently resulted in a loss of business from Apple.

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Apple pulls NVIDIA graphics update, reasons unclear

01/29/2009, 01:01 pm

Apple has yanked a software update that was intended to fix graphics-related issues with its latest notebooks just two days after pushing the patch to users via its Software Update mechanism.

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Apple releases NVIDIA Graphics Update 2009

01/26/2009, 05:01 pm

Apple on Monday released a software update that addresses issues with its Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapter and also boosts HD video performance on some current Mac notebooks and previous-generation Mac desktops.

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Apple rumored to adopt NVIDIA's Ion platform

01/15/2009, 05:01 pm

Based on reports from an unnamed NVIDIA partner, a PC Enthusiast website has controversially concluded that Apple's next Mac mini will be using NVIDIA's Ion platform, which pairs NVIDIA's 9400M system controller and integrated GPU with Intel's low power Atom processor.

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NVIDIA insider chimes in on new iMacs, mini and Mac Pro

01/04/2009, 09:01 pm

A recently reliable third party claims that Apple plans to launch some NVIDIA-based iMacs at Macworld -- including a possible 28-inch model -- and that Intel's new Core i7 platform may play a greater role in the Mac maker's lineup than expected.

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Apple's next-gen Mac mini to get dual display support

01/02/2009, 08:01 am

Bringing its least expensive system up to par with features in the rest of its lineup, Apple is due to revamp the Mac mini with multiple video outputs, AppleInsider has learned.

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More versatile Mac mini expected at Macworld

12/31/2008, 11:12 am

A much anticipated update to Apple's tiny Mac mini desktop computer is believed to be a lock for next week's Macworld Expo, according to some last minute reports.

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Next-gen iMacs due in January, says paper

12/23/2008, 12:12 pm

A new-generation of NVIDIA-based iMacs are due to begin shipping out of China sometime next month, according to a new report out of the Far East.

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New iMacs and Mac minis confirmed to use NVIDIA chipsets

12/19/2008, 11:12 am

Apple's next-generation iMacs and Mac minis will adopt the same NVIDIA chipset platform found at the heart of the company's most recent notebook overhaul, new findings confirm once over.

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OpenCL ties Apple to NVIDIA

12/15/2008, 09:12 am

Apple's push to accelerate Mac performance in innovative ways is likely to bind the company even closer to NVIDIA's GPUs, which already support the OpenCL technology Apple will be releasing in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.

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Inquirer claims MacBook Pros may use problematic NVIDIA chips

12/09/2008, 01:12 pm

The Inquirer, which has been sticking it to NVIDIA for some time, is again taking the chip maker to task this week, claiming that it's supplying Apple with graphics chips for the new MacBook Pro that use materials that have caused problems in the past.

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Microsoft developing NVIDIA-based mobile phone - report

11/24/2008, 12:11 pm

Microsoft will announce its entry into the smartphone arena early next year with an iPhone rival build around NVIDIA's new system-on-a-chip (SoC) for small form factor mobile devices, according to a new report.

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Apple's OpenCL standard near complete in just six months

11/19/2008, 06:11 pm

Apple has reportedly set an industry record by moving its OpenCL parallel computing standard from its beginnings to imminent approval in half a year, paving the way for its inclusion in Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

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Apple puts further 2008 Mac updates on ice

11/03/2008, 10:11 pm

An Apple spokesperson has cooled down expectations of a last-minute refresh to the Mac line, or any other products, before the start of the new year.

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NVIDIA to join Mac gaming push, intros new desktop chipsets

10/21/2008, 10:10 am

With its new mobile chipset platform now embedded in each of Apple's notebook families, NVIDIA plans to step up its efforts to advance Mac game developments. Separately, the chipmaker has just announced similar GeForce 9400 and 9300 chipsets for desktop CPUs, which could find their way into new iMacs.

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Due next from Apple: refreshed 20- and 24-inch iMacs

10/17/2008, 06:10 pm

Assuming last minute snags are avoided, the coming weeks should bring new iMacs, rounding out Apple's 2008 hardware introductions as the company enters the holiday shopping season with one of its strongest product portfolios ever.

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Inside the new MacBooks: FireWire, USB, and the NVIDIA Controller

10/17/2008, 12:10 pm

Apple's new MacBook and MacBook Pro models contain more innovation than just their case design, graphics, and the improved accessibility of their internals. Here's a look at other details related to FireWire, USB, and the new NVIDIA-based controller that replaces Intel's chipset.

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Notes of interest from Apple's MacBook event

10/14/2008, 09:10 pm

With multiple product updates all arriving at once, many might have been overwhelmed by Apple's MacBook launch to overlook potentially important features and limitations -- including the need to log out to switch graphics chips and the multiple party tricks of the new 24-inch Cinema Display.

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A closer look at Apple's move to NVIDIA chipsets, DisplayPort

10/14/2008, 07:10 pm

Apple's graphics options on all new MacBooks are substantially improved due to the use of NVIDIA chipsets over the Intel graphics provided on earlier models; we examine the significance of this and the choice of DisplayPort as the foundation for Apple's video output future.

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