Monday, 30 Sep 2013
A team of Stanford researchers has unveiled a computer that is built entirely on carbon nanotube (CNT) transistors. These tubes are actually a form of carbon with excellent on-again off-again electrical properties. Their efforts show that CNT chips may be able to replace silicon-based ones in the future.
Monday, 23 Sep 2013
The die shot of the new Apple A7 processor has been revealed. The 64-bit processor is manufactured by Samsung and has a die size of 102 mm squared, with roughly 1 billion transistors.
Saturday, 14 Sep 2013
Intel has announced their fourth generation Intel Core vPro processors that will drive enterprise solutions. These chips combined the unique features of the fourth generation Intel Core chips with Intel vPro technology, making them ideal for business-grade work environments.
Thursday, 12 Sep 2013
Intel today announced the much awaited 'Bay Trail' SoCs which is set to update the Intel Atom processor line-up with better performance, graphics and lower power consumption.
Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013
At Intel Developer Forum today, Intel's new CEO Brian Krzanich demonstrated its next generation modem for mobiles and also unveiled a working prototype of Intel's upcoming 14nm Broadwell processor.
Intel has announced a new line of systems on chip (SoCs) called Quark. These SoCs are designed to power wearable devices as they are touted to be the next wave of portable computing equipment.
Intel has announced the next generation of Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 series processors that are targeted at powering data center servers and workstations. These new processors are built on the 22nm fabrication process and are to succeed the Xeon E5-2600 series.
Monday, 2 Sep 2013
According to motherboard makers, AMD's upcoming new CPUs utilizing the FM2+ socket design will only be compatible with new FM2+ motherboards. However, the new FM2+ motherboards will be backwards compatible with FM2 APUs.
Monday, 12 Aug 2013
The OpenPower Consortium has been announced and aims to license the technology behind IBM's Power system. The consortium hopes to encourage the development of advanced server, storage, networking and GPU computing technologies for next generation data centers, in an open-source environment.
Monday, 5 Aug 2013
A Qualcomm senior executive has spoken out strongly about the needlessness of eight-core processors for mobile phones. Senior vice president, Mr. Anand Chandrasekher said that the company will not build such a processor as "we don't do dumb things." He was addressing the Taiwanese media at a roundtable discussion.