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Topic: Intel

New Intel 10th-gen H-series chips launched, suitable for 2020 MacBook Pro refresh

04/02/2020, 01:04 pm

Intel has revealed specifics on a new line of 10th-generation Core processors for premium laptops -- although the improvements over what is presently available are actually relatively small.

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The groundwork is set for Apple 'Pro' ARM Mac chips

03/26/2020, 02:03 pm

ARM chips power most of the world's smartphones and tablets, but there are high-performing ARM chips in data centers now. Apple may not need to wait long -- if at all -- for speed in a high-end ARM Mac.

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How Apple's move to an ARM Mac is going to be a bumpy road for some

03/17/2020, 12:03 pm

Apple can engineer Macs with ARM processors instead of Intel ones, but it can't make all developers move with it -- and there are some complications that will cause some problems.

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New Intel chip flaw threatens encryption, but Macs are safe

03/06/2020, 10:03 am

A chip-level flaw in Intel-made silicon could render many of the chipmaker's security features useless, though recent Macs are safe.

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ARM Mac coming in first half of 2021, says Ming-Chi Kuo

02/24/2020, 12:02 pm

Apple is continuing to work on a self-designed processor for use in a future Mac, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, with the first possible release using an ARM-based chip instead of an Intel processor likely to arrive in the first half of 2021.

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Larry Tesler, who showed Steve Jobs around Xerox PARC, dies aged 74

02/19/2020, 10:02 am

Computer scientist Larry Tesler was the inventor of copy-and-paste as we know it today, and was also the guide that showed Steve Jobs the Xerox PARC systems that would inspire the Macintosh.

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Apple Mac mini vs Intel NUC -- the lightweights spar

01/13/2020, 11:01 am

Apple's Mac mini is the ideal Mac for high performance in a slimline package, as well as for those who want to use their own monitor instead of relying on an integrated display. However, the existence of compact rivals like the Intel NUC can offer roughly equivalent processing power in a smaller size for a bit less money.

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Intel 'Tiger Lake' mobile processors will use new Xe GPU architecture

01/07/2020, 09:01 am

Intel's next generation of mobile processors, codenamed "Tiger Lake," will help improve machine learning and artificial intelligence on mobile workstations, with high performance gains and a new Xe graphics architecture touted for the chip line.

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Intel confirms Thunderbolt 4 on way with four-times USB 3 speed

01/07/2020, 07:01 am

Intel has confirmed Thunderbolt 4 is on the way and will be supported by its processors in an upcoming generation, with the chip producer hinting at the connection's vast throughput capabilities at its annual CES presentation.

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Apple may split its 5G 'iPhone 12' into two launches

01/06/2020, 10:01 am

A financial analyst claims that Apple will divide its 5G launches into one for the slower sub-6GHz "iPhone 12" in September, and one for the faster mmWave models in December or January 2021.

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Intel aims beyond 5Ghz for future MacBook Pro H-series processors

01/06/2020, 10:01 am

The next generation of MacBook Pro could be equipped with processors capable of going faster than 5Ghz, after Intel revealed at CES 2020 it was planning to release a 10th-generation mobile processor capable of outpacing its existing 5GHz flagship component.

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Apple and Intel sue to stop 'serial nuisance suits'

11/21/2019, 06:11 am

The two technology firms Apple and Intel have jointly filed a suit against Fortress Investment Group, alleging that the organization's stockpiling of patents to use in legal cases violates antitrust laws.

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Apple reportedly aims to integrate own 5G modem in iPhone by 2022

10/11/2019, 02:10 am

Apple has reportedly set an aggressive 2022 deadline to develop an in-house cellular modem for use in iPhone and iPad, a project that could lead to baseband module integration in the company's system-on-chip designs by 2023.

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Intel 10th-gen 'Comet Lake' processors ideal for future MacBook Air refresh

08/21/2019, 11:08 am

Intel has added more processors to its 10th-generation offering, with four U-series and four Y-series processors codenamed 'Comet Lake' aimed at notebooks and portable devices, boasting models with six cores and very low thermal design points that could be used in a future MacBook Air update.

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Samsung's ARM-based Galaxy Book S lasts 23 hours, features touchscreen and LTE connectivity

08/07/2019, 09:08 pm

Samsung at its Unpacked event on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy Book S, an addition to the company's Galaxy Book line that features an ARM-based Qualcomm Snapdragon processor for longer battery life.

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Apple predicted to launch a 5G MacBook Pro in 2020

08/02/2019, 07:08 am

Supply chain sources claim that Apple and other vendors are gearing up to launch a 5G MacBook Pro in 2020, with other vendors looking at production of cellular models utilizing the new network before the end of 2019.

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Intel intros 'Ice Lake' 10th-generation Core processors, possibly for MacBook rebirth

08/01/2019, 03:08 pm

Intel on Thursday unveiled its first batch of 10th-generation Core processors, dubbed "Ice Lake," offering a glimpse at the options Apple will have in future MacBooks.

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Intel sold smartphone modem business to Apple because only serving Apple was unattractive

08/01/2019, 12:08 am

Intel CEO Bob Swan in a Wednesday interview explained the reasoning behind selling his company's smartphone modem assets to Apple, saying the exclusive nature of its relationship with the iPhone maker made staying in the business unattractive.

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Apple's own 5G iPhone modem could arrive as soon as 2021

07/26/2019, 09:07 am

Apple is working to have an internally-designed 5G modem ready by 2021 -- a year ahead of prior rumors, according to one report.

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How Apple's $1 billion Intel modem purchase happened

07/25/2019, 04:07 pm

The swift change in fortunes for Intel's modem business in the months following Qualcomm's settlement with Apple may have taken some by surprise, but the processor producer has gone through quite the journey in the process. AppleInsider details how Intel's modem arm prospered then became an acquisition target.

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