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09.02.15
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 is twice as friendly to your battery
09.02.15

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 is twice as friendly to your battery

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 promises to be twice as power-efficient and twice as fast as its 810 predecessor.

By J. Fingas,   09.02.15
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09.01.15
Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip
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09.01.15

Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip

Intel just took the wraps off most of its Skylake-based 6th-generation Core processors, and there are quite a few pleasant surprises.

By J. Fingas,   09.01.15
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08.08.15
Old Intel chips are vulnerable to a fresh security exploit
08.08.15

Old Intel chips are vulnerable to a fresh security exploit

You might want to get rid of that old computer in the basement -- it's vulnerable to a hardware-level security exploit.

By J. Fingas,   08.08.15
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08.08.15
Intel's pro-level Xeon processors are coming to laptops
08.08.15

Intel's pro-level Xeon processors are coming to laptops

After years of being stuck in workstations and servers, Intel's Xeon processors are reaching laptops this fall.

By J. Fingas,   08.08.15
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06.01.15
MediaTek's Helio P10 offers octa-core and faster LTE on the cheap
06.01.15

MediaTek's Helio P10 offers octa-core and faster LTE on the cheap

It's only been half a month since MediaTek announced a 10-core mobile processor, the Helio X20, as...

By R. Lai,   06.01.15
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05.12.15
Yes, 10-core smartphones will be a thing in 2016
05.12.15

Yes, 10-core smartphones will be a thing in 2016

When MediaTek first launched an octa-core mobile processor back in late 2013, many folks -- includ...

By R. Lai,   05.12.15
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04.19.15
The law that predicts computing power turns 50
04.19.15

The law that predicts computing power turns 50

Today represents a historic milestone in technology: It's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the...

By J. Fingas,   04.19.15
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04.07.15
Intel's latest Atom chips are meant for all of your connected devices
04.07.15

Intel's latest Atom chips are meant for all of your connected devices

Intel's latest Atom processors aren't just for phones and tablets -- they're going to show up in m...

By J. Fingas,   04.07.15
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03.09.15
Apple boosts MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines with faster chips
03.09.15

Apple boosts MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines with faster chips

Apple's new smartwatch might be the focus of its "spring forward" event, but the company still had...

By M. Brian,   03.09.15
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