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Topic: Intel

Qualcomm could still win an iPhone ban in the US at the hands of the USITC

12/13/2018, 07:12 am

A panel of judges at the US International Trade Commission is reviewing a previous ruling that the agency made, and it could overturn a decision that an iPhone ban is not in the public interest if Apple infringed a Qualcomm patent.

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Intel details 'Sunny Cove' processors suitable for 2019 Mac Pro, iMac Pro refresh in 2019

12/12/2018, 12:12 pm

Intel has revealed some of the innovations it will be putting to use in its upcoming processors, with the introduction of higher-performance Sunny Cove microarchitecture and 3D die stacking for processors potentially making their way into future Mac devices, with arrival more likely in Xeon-equipped iMac Pro and Mac Pro lines first.

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Apple developing own iPhone cellular modem, hirings and insiders say

12/12/2018, 10:12 am

A new Apple job listing is suggesting that the company is looking to break the shackles of Qualcomm and Intel for the iPhone in the future, raising the possibility again that Apple might make its own cellular modem.

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Seriously, Apple's flagship Macs are now less expensive than ever before

12/03/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple has always made you pay a lot for its newest and best Macs, and, believe it or not, the 2018 lineup isn't even close to the most expensive Apple has ever been. AppleInsider takes a look back at Apple's Mac pricing over the last three decades.

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Intel's 5G modem rollout accelerated, could end up in 2019 iPhone

11/12/2018, 12:11 pm

Intel has launched a new modem intended for mobile devices that will connect to 5G mobile networks, with the chip producer claiming to have accelerated the launch of the XMM 8160 modem by half a year compared to its original scheduling.

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Tim Cook speech on privacy, rumored new Macs, and potential new modems for iPhones on the AppleInsider Podcast

10/26/2018, 08:10 am

The AppleInsider Podcast delves into Tim Cook's firm stance on privacy, what it means to have principles in tech, the Bloomberg Spy Chip story again, rumored new Macs, and possible new modems for iPhones.

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Intel rebuffs claims that 10nm chip fabrication process has been abandoned

10/22/2018, 12:10 pm

A report claims Intel is giving up on its 10-nanometer process for chip production after enduring numerous delays and yield issues over the last few years, with Intel already declaring it as "untrue" and that it is continuing to make "good progress" on the process.

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Intel splitting manufacturing group into three parts after repeated 10nm delays

10/17/2018, 03:10 pm

Intel is preparing to make changes to how manufacturing will be managed after the arm's leader retires in November, with claims the group will be spit into three segments with separate leaders, as the company attempts to catch up with its repeatedly delayed product launches.

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The new Mac Pro might get Intel's new 28-core 5 GHz Xeon processor

10/08/2018, 11:10 am

Intel has revealed its upcoming collection of high-specification processors, including a 28-core Xeon processor for professional users alongside its 9th-generation Core processors boasting high core counts that could be heading for the Mac Pro, along with one eight-core model clocked at 5GHz.

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Apple left Intel processor management and testing tools unlocked for years

10/05/2018, 12:10 pm

An exploration of an Intel chipset function known as the Management Engine revealed Apple failed to lock down an undocumented feature until the last High Sierra patch, a vulnerability that could grant a skillful attacker the ability to write data to the RAM of a Mac if left unchecked.

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Boot Camp users may want to wait to install the latest Windows 10 update

10/04/2018, 02:10 pm

Users of Boot Camp may want to hold off on the October update for Windows 10, as users are reporting instances of file deletions and issues with Intel drivers, both of which are causing problems for some using Microsoft's operating system on their Mac.

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Intel promises 10nm chips still coming, despite being years late

09/28/2018, 01:09 pm

An open letter from the interim CEO of Intel advises some progress is being made for its 10-nanometer processors, but volume production of chips using the process will still wait until 2019, alongside a notice of $1 billion in 14-nanometer production investments and a warning it will also be prioritizing production of high-performance chips over processors for entry-level devices.

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Qualcomm accuses Apple of illegally sharing trade secrets with Intel to fix chip performance

09/25/2018, 10:09 am

Qualcomm has accused Apple of stealing trade secrets and handing them over to Intel, a filing with the Superior Court of California claims, alleging Apple wanted to use the information to improve the performance of chips provided to it via Intel.

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Qualcomm faces more antitrust scrutiny in Germany over iPhone modem lawsuits

09/12/2018, 10:09 am

Qualcomm is facing increased scrutiny in Europe, with more preliminary investigations being made against the company over antitrust issues, due to a complaint from Apple earlier this year that alleges Qualcomm is using patent lawsuits in Germany as a means to monopolize part of the iPhone supply chain.

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Intel allegedly outsourcing some 14nm orders to TSMC as Mac chip maker struggles with die shrink

09/11/2018, 11:09 am

Intel is reportedly outsourcing some of its 14-nanometer chip production to Apple's iPhone and iPad chip manufacturer because of high demand, as it continues to have problems shifting to 10nm fabrication.

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Akitio releases red Node Lite Thunderbolt 3 drive with fast Intel Optane SSD

09/10/2018, 12:09 pm

Akitio has announced the immediate availability of their latest Thunderbolt 3 device, the bright red Node Lite that comes equipped with a 960GB Intel Optane NVMe SSD with speeds up to 2600 MB/s.

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Intel's newly launched 8th-generation processors could power refreshed MacBook and MacBook Air

08/28/2018, 05:08 pm

Intel has revealed a collection of six U-series and Y-series processors in its 8th-generation lineup, with the group of notebook-oriented processors touting low operating temperatures and Gigabit Wi-Fi speeds, making them good candidates for use in a future MacBook or MacBook Air.

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Apple's revolutionary iMac is 20 years old, and still going strong

08/15/2018, 06:08 am

The iMac is the machine that famously saved Apple back in 1998 -- but it didn't stop there. Rarely standing still, it has kept at the forefront of Apple design, yet today's iMac has the same design goals it always has. AppleInsider looks back at the beginning of the line, all the way to today.

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'Foreshadow' Intel processor attack bypasses protections for secure data held on chip

08/14/2018, 02:08 pm

A new vulnerability called "Foreshadow" affecting Intel processors has been revealed by researchers to bypass the company's built-in security on the chip, an attack which has the potential to acquire sensitive data stored on supposedly secure cordoned-off areas on the processor.

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Qualcomm demands Intel share documents for iPhone and iPad modems

08/01/2018, 09:08 am

In a continuation of its U.S. International Trade Commission patent fight with Apple over radio communications, Qualcomm has filed a motion for Intel to hand over documentation relating to cellular modem designs used in iPhones, claiming Intel has dragged its heels in providing the documents it had previously agreed to produce.

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