Stanford University researchers this week reported that they have built a working computer using transistors fashioned from carbon nanotubes, an alternative to the heat-producing silicon used today.
Whatever Apple's reasons behind transitioning to 64-bit, the A7 offers a hefty performance bump over its predecessor, the iPhone 5's A6 System-on-a-chip, as our mobile team discovered.
"Our customers aren't looking for the cheapest product they can find. They're looking for the best product they can afford," said Hermann Eul, VP and GM of Intel's Mobile and Communications group.
The new vPro parts are now shipping to computer makers and will start appearing in business laptops, ultrabooks, all-in-ones, desktops, tablets, and hybrid "2-in-1" devices in early 2014.
The company isn't in San Francisco to talk about PCs or servers, the traditional battleground segments. but instead has introduced its roadmap for processors and SoC designs for embedded systems.
The 22nm Xeon E5 2600 v2 product family of processors for servers, storage, and networking infrastructure, promise up to a 50 per cent uptick in performance on the previous generation.
The ad focuses on ways the Xbox One can enhance the game-watching experience for NFL fans, with a toss to Microsoft's integration of Skype with the Kinect sensor in its next-generation console.
If you've already transitioned to a post-PC world, just know that you'll be missing out on the most powerful, blazing fast, crank-it-up-to-11 desktop processor Intel has ever released.
The new System-on-a-Chip (SoC) products include one line for microservers and cold storage platforms, and a second group of SoCs positioned for entry networking platforms.
A colourful mainstream iPhone now seems more likely than ever, given that Apple's invites to its 10 September launch event tipped handsets to "brighten everyone's day."
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia attended this week's GameStop Expo in Las Vegas and recorded his impressions of the buzz building around the upcoming PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
The exploit reportedly uses "a string of Arabic characters" to crash applications in the most current versions of Apple's software platforms for Macs and iOS-based devices like iPhones and iPads.
Chipsets based on the new WICED Direct platform will provide the ability to "design accessories, clothing, and other wearable sensors that connect and transfer data to smart mobile devices."
A report emerged this week claiming that issues with the next-generation console's "camera module, optical disc drive, and related assembly" are purportedly holding up production of the Xbox One.
With a few specialised tools, the Moto X is a device you should be able to take apart and put back together without much hassle, though few people are going to want to do that with a smartphone.
Some interesting rumours about Intel's long-range product roadmap for next-generation tablet and smartphone processors wound up on the web this week.
The company's third-quarter revenue slide saw sales dip from $29.7 billion (£19 billion) in the same period a year earlier, a decline attributed to a moribund PC market and flat global IT spending.
The new Embedded R-Series chips include the quad-core, 2.3GHz RE464X, dual-core, 2.7GHz RE272X, and dual-core, 2.2GHz RE264X.
The bulk of China's estimated 988 million mobile users will remain tantalisingly off limits for the iPhone-maker, until an agreement with China Mobile is reached.
The expanded business channel availability comes in the wake of sluggish initial sales for Redmond's first run of self-branded tablets.
While Microsoft has scrapped its requirement for the Kinect to be on for the Xbox One to work, the company feels its second-generation motion sensor is essential to the Xbox One platform.
Intel hasn't offered any speculative pricing for such products, but its Classmate products are sold at prices intended to be low enough to be affordable for schools, educators, and students.
Samsung has created the ultimate eco-friendly PC peripheral, a foldable laser printer called the Origami which has a case made entirely out of recycled cardboard.
Microsoft has quietly amended a previously understood requirement which tied the console and its Kinect motion sensor accessory together at the hip.
A leaked build of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8.1 includes an array of new navigation tips and tutorials designed to help users who struggled adapting to Windows 8.