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Topic: Intel

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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CES: Intel debuts Apple-bound Core i5 chips, Nvidia unveils Tegra 2

01/07/2010, 04:01 pm

The 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is in full effect, with Intel formally debuting its new processor lineup, some of which are expected to turn up in future Apple notebooks, and Nvidia touting its tablet-powering Tegra 2 chip.

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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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