Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015
Curious to know how the Samsung-made 14nm A9 chip performed against the 16nm Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chip? Well, Chinese site MyDrivers managed to obtain two Apple iPhone 6s units and ran benchmarks to determine which is better.
Thursday, 1 Oct 2015
AMD has unveiled its new 2015 line-up of mobile and desktop PRO A-series processors. The new processors boast significant improvements in graphics, compute and multi-threaded performance and are already available on systems from HP and Lenovo.
Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015
Chipworks reports that there are actually two different sized A9 processors in the Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. One of them is manufactured by Samsung while the other is built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).
Monday, 14 Sep 2015
This chip will self destruct in five seconds. Sounds like something out of Mission Impossible? Engineers at Xerox PARC have made it a reality.
Friday, 7 Aug 2015
Intel has unveiled its first two Skylake desktop processors at Gamescon 2015. The Intel Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K are unlocked chips that will support overclocking, with a TDP of 91 watts.
Thursday, 6 Aug 2015
Xiaomi is rumored to be developing its own processors for release in early 2016. Find out how and why after the jump!
Friday, 31 Jul 2015
President Obama issues an executive order in an attempt to build the world's first exascale supercomputer
President Obama has just signed an executive order for the creation of a National Strategic Computer Initiative (NSCI). This is in hope of putting his country ahead in the global supercomputing race. More details after the jump.
Friday, 24 Jul 2015
AMD has just refreshed its Godavari lineup with the new A8-7670K. Read on to uncover more details.
Qualcomm reported a nearly 50% drop in profits for Q2 2015 and plans to lay off 15% of its workforce as part of a major restructuring drive to cut costs.
Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015
Qualcomm may be preparing to lay off up to several thousand employees to cut costs as competition in the chip business heats up. In addition, it will be conducting a strategic review of its business and its chip production business may be split from the patent licensing operations.