Apple helps customers who try to upgrade old machines
Published in Processors


End of the world is coming

In a sign that end of the world is with us, fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple is helping customers who are running older Macs to upgrade with a discounted SSD.

TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:58

TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing


Helping out its contract chip makers

TSMC is thinking about dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins.

Intel gives Xiaomi a special deal
Published in Processors
Monday, 04 January 2016 11:02

Intel gives Xiaomi a special deal


Atom in every tablet

Chipzilla is giving Xiaomi a free processor to install in its tablets as part of its sales push.

Morgan Stanley tests ARM on its datacentres
Published in Processors
Monday, 16 November 2015 16:08

Morgan Stanley tests ARM on its datacentres


AppliedMicro flavour


Finance outfit Morgan Stanley has been testing AppliedMicro ARM processors for its data centres and come back with shedloads of real world experience.

AMD misses on second quarter revenues
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Friday, 17 July 2015 08:57

AMD misses on second quarter revenues


Hopes for a pick up in the next quarter

Fabless chipmaker AMD has come up with a mixed set of results for the second quarter. The company managed to make as much cash as the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street expected, but missed revenue expectations.

Pot could be the secret for supercapacitors
Published in Processors


Your chips could create cravings for Pringles

With the US growing hemp again after banning as part of the war on drugs, US boffins are using medical marijuana to provide a rival for graphene as the next model material of supercapacitors.

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 10:37

Top Haswell desktop is Core i7 4770K

intel logo new
3.5GHz quad 84W TDP, unlocked

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 15:27

MediaTek expects smartphone chips to be hot

y exclamation

Ignoring the slowing global economy

intel logo new

Operating system needs work

Thursday, 28 October 2010 10:33

Nvidia chips power fastest supercomputer

nvidia

Someone has to buy them