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Intel Processors Vulnerable to Rootkit Exploit Since 1997

A researcher from the Battelle Memorial Institute has revealed that every Intel x86-based processor – and possibly some AMD processors – since 1997 are vulnerable to a ...

August 9, 2015 at 4:28 pm by

Intel Skylake Series Prices Revealed

With the Intel Skylake-S series of processors is set to officially unveiled on 5th August, prices for each model have been leaked, and a cursory glance at the list below ...

August 3, 2015 at 4:47 pm by

19-Year-Old’s Supercomputer Chip Startup Gets DARPA Funding

Ambitious 19-year-old Thomas Sohmers, who launched his own supercomputer chip startup back in March, has won a DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in the ...

July 22, 2015 at 5:00 pm by

AMD May Take the Lead in Console Chip Manufacturing

AMD already makes chips for Sony and Microsoft’s consoles, namely the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. However, the company seems to want to expand and take over more console ...

July 20, 2015 at 6:30 pm by

IBM Manufactures World’s First 7nm Chip

IBM, in collaboration with leading companies including GlobalFoundries, Samsung and SUNY have finally cracked the sub 10nm process and produced a fully working 7nm chip. This ...

July 9, 2015 at 7:47 pm by

Realtek DRAGON LAN Chip Spotted

The onboard Local Area Network (LAN) is a massively overlooked part of your system; most users tend to buy on the impulse of shiny heatsinks, colour scheme or maybe because it ...

July 7, 2015 at 11:00 am by

Skylake’s New Graphics Core Names Make More Sense

We finally see Intel getting it right and structuring their naming convention and numbers to actually make sense when it comes to Intel Graphics in its latest Intel Skylake ...

July 6, 2015 at 2:00 am by

Intel Announces New Xeon Processor E3-1200 v4 Product Family

Intel have introduced another new product family, the Xeon processor E3-1200 v4. This chip is aimed at data centres and servers that are heavy on graphics. This announcement ...

June 2, 2015 at 10:55 pm by

Wood Might Be the Next Resource Needed to Make Computer Chips

All this technology might be great to some extent, allowing you to tweet, text, chat or even order your pizza on your mobile device. But what happens when you want to upgrade ...

May 28, 2015 at 11:58 am by

Rasberry Pi Cuts Price in Wake of CHIP

Raspberry Pi (R.Pi) is the humble DIY enthusiast computer that anyone could buy and program for under £50. This little piece of technology allowed users to design a multitude ...

May 14, 2015 at 9:58 pm by

Samsung Rumoured to Start Making Chips for Nvidia

A week ago, Samsung reportedly won a contract to make chips for Apple’s upcoming iPhones using their latest 14nm FinFET technology. However, it seems that the South ...

April 13, 2015 at 11:15 am by

AMD Radeon R9 390X Will Reportedly Come in 4GB and 8GB Variants

AMD’s latest Fiji-based Radeon R9 390X cards have been reported to come in both 4GB and 8GB variants in order to compete with its NVIDIA rival, the GeForce Titan X with ...

March 14, 2015 at 10:28 am by

Toshiba Silently Helps Google Build Tech for Project Ara Smartphones

Google might take most credit for Project Ara and its plan to make modular smartphones a reality, but according to Bloomberg, Toshiba has been the Japanese company who was ...

March 13, 2015 at 6:58 pm by

New AMD Chip Could Drop Price of Xbox One

AMD and TSMC have developed an enhanced version of the APU used by Microsoft’s Xbox One. The new processor is not only more power efficient, it’s also smaller: 20nm, ...

March 11, 2015 at 10:58 pm by

AMD Graphics to Be Licensed by MediaTek

MediaTek is said to have partnered up with AMD on mobile SoC graphics, as announced at the Mobile World Congress. This looks like a big change for both companies, having AMD ...

March 10, 2015 at 5:58 am by

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