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Topic: Intel

Intel's next-gen MacBook Pro chip candidates benchmarked

01/04/2010, 08:01 am

Intel's new "Arrandale" dual-core processors, set to debut this month and expected by some to be the chips Apple will use in future models of the MacBook Pro line, have been found to have better performance than their Core 2 Duo predecessors without negative impact on battery life.

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Intel details next-generation low-cost Atom processors

12/21/2009, 03:12 pm

Intel Monday revealed its new line of low-cost, low-power Atom processors that will be found inside inexpensive netbooks and computers starting in 2010.

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Intel to detail next-gen MacBook Pro chip candidates at CES

12/18/2009, 10:12 am

Intel's "Arrandale" dual-core processors, expected by some industry watchers to be the chips Apple will adopt to further its MacBook Pro line, are said to be in production and shipping to vendors ahead of their planned introduction next month.

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FTC sues Intel over alleged anticompetitive tactics

12/16/2009, 10:12 am

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday it filed a lawsuit against chip maker Intel Corp., accusing the company of illegally using its position to stifle competition.

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Details on Intel's potential Mac Pro 6-core i7 processor leaked

12/15/2009, 10:12 am

Intel's forthcoming "Gulftown" 32nm, six-core processor will be known as the Core i7-980X and could be a part of new Mac Pro systems from Apple in early 2010.

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Safari retains speed crown over newcomer Chrome in OS X

12/09/2009, 09:12 pm

While besting Firefox by nearly 50 percent, Google's newly released Chrome browser was 12 percent slower than Apple's Safari in benchmark tests.

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Apple adds 3.33GHz quad-core Mac Pro, 2TB hard drive upgrades

12/04/2009, 09:12 am

Apple has outfitted its Mac Pro desktop machines with a new 3.33GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon upgrade option, at a cost of $1,200, as well as 2TB hard drives for the Mac Pro and Xserve

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Intel to apply Apple's App Store strategy with netbooks

12/03/2009, 02:12 pm

Intel this week released a beta software development kit to create applications for an iPhone App Store-like service, one that will come preinstalled on future Atom-powered netbooks.

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Intel's Six-Core 'Gulftown' processor revealed, possibly headed to Mac Pro

11/29/2009, 01:11 am

Performance numbers of Intel's new six-core Xeon were prematurely revealed by Polish website PCLab, showing strong increases in performance for the chip rumored to be in the next iteration of the Mac Pro.

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Users report issues with Apple's new Core i7-based iMac

11/24/2009, 08:11 am

Apple's new top-of-the-line 27-inch iMac with an Intel Core i7 processor has shown up dead on arrival or with a cracked screen for some who have purchased.

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Hack re-enables Atom processor compatibility for Mac OS X 10.6.2

11/20/2009, 07:11 am

Hackers have circumvented the changes in Mac OS X 10.6.2 to allow the latest upgrade to Apple's Snow Leopard to run on netbooks with Intel Atom processors.

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iPhone-Windows 7 sync bug with Intel chipset fixed for some

11/09/2009, 02:11 pm

A bug with Intel's P55 chipset prevents Windows 7 from syncing their iPhone, and motherboard manufacturer Gigabyte has issued a BIOS update to resolve the issue for some.

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Apple begins shipping quad-core 27-inch iMac models

11/09/2009, 11:11 am

Apple's top-of-the-line 27-inch iMacs, powered with Intel quad-core processors, have begun shipping to those who purchased the machines in October, AppleInsider has learned.

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Latest Snow Leopard build resurrects Atom compatibility

11/04/2009, 06:11 pm

Development build 10C535 of Snow Leopard update 10.6.2 retains Intel Atom support after the previous build had killed compatibility with the processor.

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Apple's next Mac Pro may sport six-core processors

10/15/2009, 09:10 am

A forthcoming update to the Mac Pro line could have short-term exclusivity of a new Intel Xeon six-core CPU early next year, according to a new rumor.

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Apple endorses Wi-Fi Direct for networking without hotspots

10/14/2009, 09:10 am

Apple and a consortium of other technology companies in the Wi-Fi Alliance have agreed to a new peer-to-peer wireless standard that aims to make it easier for electronics to communicate.

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Intel suit halts development of future Nvidia chipsets

10/08/2009, 12:10 pm

Nvidia, the maker of Intel-compatible chipsets for Apple's line of Macs, has announced it will cease development of future hardware until its suit with Intel is settled sometime in 2010.

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Why Apple is betting on Light Peak with Intel: a love story

09/30/2009, 04:09 pm

Despite Apple's investments in developing its own custom ARM microchips in place of using Intel's Atom mobile processors, the company has reached out to Intel as a partner to drive the adoption of the new Light Peak specification for optical cabling. A look at Apple's historical use of ports explains why it is doing this.

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Intel releases Core i7 'Clarksfield' mobile processors

09/25/2009, 03:09 pm

Intel this week unveiled two new high-performance Core i7 mobile processors, bringing the power of Nehalem, previously seen only in desktops, to the mobile market.

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Apple's much-anticipated tablet device coming early next year

07/24/2009, 11:07 am

Exclusive: After four years of meticulous development riddled with setbacks, Apple is now racing toward an early 2010 launch of a device that may see the electronics maker redefine the portable computing market for the second time in twice as many years.

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