Chipzilla has not given up on 5G
Published in Network
Thursday, 17 October 2019 11:33

Chipzilla has not given up on 5G

 

Spends $27 million on it

Chipzilla has just bought shedloads of 5G software, despite closing down its own 5G modem business.

Chipzilla says desktop 10nm is still a thing
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 11:53

Chipzilla says desktop 10nm is still a thing


Denies rumours it is walking straight to 7nm

Chipzilla has growled at rumours that it is planning to ditch the 10nm production process for its desktop CPUs and was instead set to jump straight from the 14nm+++ lineup into 7nm desktop processors.

AMD server win squeezes ARM
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 10 October 2019 19:23

AMD server win squeezes ARM


Ampere on life support?

The recent success of AMD’s 7nm 64 core Rome powerhouse is very bad news for ARM's server efforts. Over time, Calxeda and many others failed, and Cavium by Marvell and Ampere don’t seem to be better either. AMD is just jeopardizing last chances for all existing ARM players to make any meaningful footprint on the data center and server market.

Intel kills Kaby Lake G
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 10 October 2019 11:22

Intel kills Kaby Lake G


AMD and Intel collaboration seems so young

Chipzilla is getting rid of its Kaby Lake G – the unlikely chip which crossed a 7th-gen Kaby Lake CPU with a unique AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU.

OpenRAN tested in UK
Published in Network
Monday, 07 October 2019 10:58

OpenRAN tested in UK


Vodafone and Intel's open access radio tech

Vodafone is testing an open-access radio technology in Britain in a move that could break the grip of Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia.

Intel wants a new type of memory
Published in News
Monday, 07 October 2019 10:11

Intel wants a new type of memory


Forget about AMD for a moment

Chipzilla boffins have published a paper suggesting a new kind of CPU memory to block side-channel attacks like Meltdown and Spectre.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 comes in two sizes
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 October 2019 00:11

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 comes in two sizes

 
13.5-inch with Intel or 15-inch with AMD

Microsoft has now officially revealed all the juicy details regarding its new Surface Laptop 3 lineup, including the choice of two Intel CPUs for the 13.5-inch version, and two custom AMD APUs for the 15-inch version.

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 gets 10th gen Core CPUs
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 23:16

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 gets 10th gen Core CPUs


Better connectivity, and "all-day battery"

In addition to the Microsoft SQ1-powered Surface Pro X, Microsoft unveiled the 7th generation of its Surface Pro 2-in-1, giving it a much-needed hardware update, better connectivity, and all-day battery life.

Intel slashes prices on last year's chips
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 11:10

Intel slashes prices on last year's chips


After updating Core-X

Intel has updated its Core-X lineup basing it on the Cascade Lake series of processors and has halved the price of its older top-of-the-line Core i9 processors.

Intel still can't handle demand gap
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 27 September 2019 11:52

Intel still can't handle demand gap


Supply problems will continue into the fourth quarter

Intel's supply issues do not appear to be getting better quickly, and it is looking like its chips will be in tight supply until Q4.