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Topic: Intel

Apple updates 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with new Intel chips, enhanced butterfly keyboard

05/21/2019, 12:05 pm

Apple has announced a new crop of MacBook Pro models with Intel's newest 8th and 9th generation Core processors and is addressing concerns with its ultra slim butterfly keyboards with new enhancements to substantially reduce issues users may experience with stuck or unresponsive keys.

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Huawei under pressure, pushing down on Intel, ZombieLoad and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

05/17/2019, 08:05 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William is back to talk about Zombieload, Zombieland, Huawei, Intel and 5G.

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Apple says these Macs may not be patched for future vulnerabilities similar to 'ZombieLoad'

05/16/2019, 08:05 am

Several pre-2011 Macs could still be vulnerable to "ZombieLoad"-like security exploits, and Apple can't fix that because Intel won't release the necessary microcode updates.

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Why that 40% performance hit for full 'ZombieLoad' mitigations probably won't affect you

05/15/2019, 02:05 pm

Tuesday's revelation of the existence of the "ZombieLoad" vulnerability and the subsequent patching of the issue in macOS has led some users to be angry about the potential 40% reduction in system performance for their Mac. While significant, that impact will really only impact a small percentage of Mac owners, while the vast majority of complainants are upset at something they just don't need to endure.

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Report: Apple's 5G modem to arrive in 2025, execs 'fed up' with slow Intel development

05/15/2019, 11:05 am

Apple's rancor at the slow progress of Intel modem development began long before April's Qualcomm settlement and the rush to 5G, a report said on Wednesday, adding that the iPhone maker's in-house baseband chip won't arrive until 2025.

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'ZombieLoad' vulnerability in Intel processors puts data in danger on Mac

05/14/2019, 01:05 pm

Yet another major flaw has been discovered in practically all of Intel's processors released since 2011, with a new class of discovered vulnerabilities that could allow sensitive information to be stolen from the processor, in an issue likened to the Meltdown and Spectre fiasco.

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After three years of delays, Intel plans 10nm chip shipments in June, 7nm in 2021

05/09/2019, 07:05 am

Intel intends to ship 10-nanometer processors in June, the company claimed during its investor meeting, with the further intention of shipping products made using a 7-nanometer process in 2021, something already being used commercially by chip producer rival TSMC for Apple-designed A-series chips.

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Qualcomm gains $4.5B to $4.7B from Apple settlement

05/01/2019, 04:05 pm

The settlement deal between Apple and Qualcomm, previously a secret, will net the chipmaker between $4.5 billion and 4.7 billion, according to regulatory filings issued on Wednesday.

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Editorial: Intel CPU constraints are sign on the road to ARM chips in the Mac

05/01/2019, 03:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook mentioned that Apple took about a five percent hit on Mac revenues because of constraints on Intel processors, and the company can't seem to break the 10nm process barrier. The last two times that a chip supplier couldn't keep its promises, Apple made a big move to another architecture -- and this is just another sign on the road to an ARM Mac coming relatively soon.

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Apple's 5G modem project lead Ruben Caballero has left the company

04/29/2019, 04:04 pm

Ruben Caballero, a lead for Apple's nascent 5G modem project, has left the company in the wake of a division restructure, and the blockbuster Qualcomm modem deal.

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Apple hired away Intel's 5G modem lead just prior to Qualcomm settlement

04/28/2019, 03:04 pm

Intel's departure from the 5G modem business may have been dictated not just by Apple's settlement with Qualcomm, but its reported poaching of Intel's lead 5G modem developer earlier in 2019.

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Apple contemplated buying parts of Intel's cellular modem business to speed up 5G

04/26/2019, 03:04 pm

Apple was indeed in talks about potentially buying portions of Intel's cellular modem business in order to speed up its own internal modem development, a report claimed on Friday.

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Intel to supply 4G modems for 2019 iPhone, exited 5G smartphone business because of Apple-Qualcomm settlement

04/25/2019, 05:04 pm

In reporting its first quarter financials for 2019, Intel CEO Bob Swan during a conference call on Thursday said the company expects to deliver 4G wireless modems to customers throughout the year, including a next-generation iPhone.

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Intel lays off dozens from autonomous vehicle program, acquires LiDAR startup

04/24/2019, 11:04 pm

In a claimed effort to streamline operations, Intel recently shaved "several dozen" people from its roster of employees working on autonomous vehicles at the company's Silicon Valley Innovation Center in Palo Alto.

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Samsung to spend $116B in next decade to overtake chipmakers TSMC, Intel, Qualcomm

04/24/2019, 12:04 pm

Samsung this week said it intends to spend $116 billion by 2030 in order to beat the likes of Intel, Qualcomm, and TSMC for a lead role in logic chip manufacturing.

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Intel refreshes H-series processor used in 2018 MacBook Pro, still 14nm

04/23/2019, 02:04 pm

Intel has refreshed its H-series processor line that was used in the 2018 MacBook Pro with a collection that boasts one eight-core processor capable of a 5GHz clock speed, but one that is also continuing to use the aging 14-nanometer production process.

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Intel exits 5G smartphone modem business on heels of Apple-Qualcomm settlement

04/16/2019, 07:04 pm

Apple supplier Intel on Tuesday announced plans to exit the 5G smartphone modem business, with the decision arriving on the heels of a settlement reached in the wide sprawling Apple v. Qualcomm legal battle.

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Review: The iMac 5K with Intel i9 & Vega graphics encroaches on iMac Pro territory

04/16/2019, 02:04 pm

The 2019 iMac spans a wide range in terms of performance, with the most powerful of the lot the 27-inch iMac 5K with the Intel i9 processor. AppleInsider goes in-depth with this beast of a machine.

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Huawei chairman says Apple has not discussed buying its 5G modems for iPhone

04/16/2019, 07:04 am

Following Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei's comments that the firm is "open" to making 5G chipsets for future iPhones, current chairman Ken Hu denies having had any conversation with Apple.

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Huawei CEO is 'open' to selling 5G chip to 'great company' Apple

04/15/2019, 09:04 am

Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei has said that his company is open to selling 5G modems to Apple, a company that he praises for its mobile legacy and maintaining quality products for decades.

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