Processor

11.10.15
ARM's latest design brings 64-bit processors to smartwatches
11.10.15

ARM's latest design brings 64-bit processors to smartwatches

ARM's Cortex-A35 is so efficient that it makes 64-bit wearables practical.

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11.10.15
Scent-dispensing chips help researchers snap wild wolverines
11.10.15

Scent-dispensing chips help researchers snap wild wolverines

A special processor is helping Woodland Park Zoo track wild wolverines.

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11.07.15
Lawsuit claims AMD lied about the number of cores in its chips
11.07.15

Lawsuit claims AMD lied about the number of cores in its chips

AMD is facing a class action lawsuit claiming that it sold its 'Bulldozer' chips as eight-core when they effectively have four.

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10.13.15
Intel's profit drops as PC sales keep sliding
10.13.15

Intel's profit drops as PC sales keep sliding

Intel's shift to mobile and wearable tech isn't helping it overcome a plunge in PC sales.

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09.14.15
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 packs 600Mbps LTE and smarter charging
09.14.15

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 packs 600Mbps LTE and smarter charging

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chip will tout the fastest wireless data ever, along with the next generation of high-speed charging.

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09.09.15
Apple unveils speedy A9 and A9X processors
09.09.15

Apple unveils speedy A9 and A9X processors

Apple has spilled the beans on the A9X processor in its new iPad Pro.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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