Google Chrome to block ads that use too much CPU and battery
Google is going to remove ads in Google Chrome that consume excessive CPU and battery power.
Google announced in a blog post that the company is taking steps to remove intrusive ads. These are advertisements that unnecessarily use battery, CPU and bandwidth to get their message across. Examples ... Read more
Apple redesigns 13-inch MacBook Pro with quad-core Intel chips
Apple has released an updated version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro. The latest Macbook features quad-core processor options, significantly more storage capacity and a new keyboard.
According to Apple, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro is 280 percent faster than previous-generation MacBooks. It... Read more
Apple plans on selling Macs in 2021 with own chips
Apple plans to release Macs with Apple's own CPUs and GPUs in 2021. The chips developed by the company are codenamed Kalamata, according to a new report from Bloomberg that cites sources close to Apple.
The sources say that Apple is working on three different SoCs for Macs. These chips will all ... Read more
AMD announces new 5nm and 3D architecture chips
Building on hundreds of millions of Zen chips sold, AMD is taking the next step in the CPU market. CEO Lisa Su announced the arrival of a range of new chips, including a CPU with multiple layers of chips on top of each other.
In 2020, AMD will introduce a new server CPU called Milan, based on Ze... Read more
‘Shortage of Xeon server CPUs will continue throughout 2020’
Companies planning to upgrade their servers to new Cascade Lake-CPUs from Intel are likely to have to draw a line under those plans for 2020. Indeed, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) expects the shortage of such Xeon server CPUs to continue throughout this year.
Until at least April 2020, accord... Read more
Intel introduces new desktop processors for intensive applications
Intel has unveiled a new family of desktop processors
that specifically target users with hardware-intensive applications. These
include data scientists, IT architects, and developers.
The new processors have been named W-2200. The series includes eight 14-nanometer CPUs that get a price betwee... Read more
Intel launches 10 nanometers of Ice Lacquer processors
Intel has launched the first eleven 10 nanometer Ice Lacquer CPUs. Intel has been working on the chip architecture for years, which had to contend with considerable delays.
The new CPUs are capable of executing 18 percent more instructions per clock cycle than previous generations of processors, ... Read more
Intel launches its most powerful laptop chips ever
Intel expands its portfolio of ninth-generation 14nm-cpus significantly. The eye-catchers can be found in the Core i9 range, where octacore chips with a clock frequency of 5 GHz come to the laptop.
Intel demonstrates that it is not afraid of AMD with the launch of several new chips under the banner ... Read more
Intel processors face new side-channel vulnerability
Intel processors are facing a new vulnerability. This enables attackers to leak encrypted data from the CPU's internal processes. The vulnerability was named PortSmash and was discovered by a team of five academics from Finland and Cuba.
The researchers state that every CPU is designed with a Simult... Read more