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May 13, 2013 by

Silvermont: Intel's silver bullet for mobile?

More than five years after Intel first announced Atom, the company has introduced the first top-to-bottom redesign of its low-power processor. With the Silvermont microarchitecture, does Intel finally have all the ingredients to challenge ARM in smartphones and tablets?

July 31, 2012 by

The race is on to catch up with Intel

Intel has long led the way, but as it gets increasingly harder for the industry to follow Moore's Law, there has been a lot of debate about whether its lead is growing too large. With wireless customers clamoring for the latest technology for mobile processors, semiconductor foundries are suddenly shaking things up.

March 21, 2012 by

Where Apple's 'New iPad' technology falls short

More details are emerging about Apple's third iPad as teardown specialists analyse the parts, and it's beginning to look like a bit of a stopgap product. The pre-launch speculation provided a pretty good idea of the improvements that Apple would introduce, mainly a "retina" display screen, a faster processor, support for 4G mobile networking, and possibly the voice-driven Siri assistant.

November 29, 2010 by

Apple MacBook Air 2010 (13.3in.)

We like the 13.3in. MacBook Air's slimline design, high-resolution screen, fast boot time and long battery life. If the price and one or two feature omissions don't put you off, it's a great notebook to use and to be seen using.

October 26, 2010 by

Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2010)

The top-end 12-core Mac Pro reviewed here is an expensive specialist purchase, but there are plenty of more affordable configurations for those with less exotic requirements. We have some quibbles, but the Mac Pro is highly recommended. However, cautious buyers may want to wait for the 2011 version with Intel's forthcoming Sandy Bridge processors.

September 29, 2010 by

ARM's Race: Why your next laptop might not have Intel inside

The performance margin between smartphones and netbooks could soon disappear altogether. Over the last few weeks ARM and its customers have announced new products that promise to not only power a wave of "super-phones," but also push into tablets, netbooks and laptops and even servers.

July 9, 2010 by

A crash course on back-to-school laptops

Over the past several weeks computer makers have released new laptops--and updated existing ones--in preparation for the back to school onslaught. Before you run down to Best Buy, here are a few tips on what to look for in a school laptop.

June 24, 2010 by

Aerial warfare and the iPhone 4

When it comes to the actual technology inside the new iPhone, Apple has been heavy on the adjectives ("Magic", "Amazing", "Astounding", et cetera) and light on the details. This is smart marketing, but frustrating for those of us who like to know how things work - and how magic, amazing, astounding those bits will be in practice.


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