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Intel is patching its Zombieload CPU security flaw for the third time

For the third time in less than a year, Intel has disclosed a new set of vulnerabilities related to the speculative functionality of its processors. On Monday, the company said it will issue a

Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, 662, and 460 chipsets

We haven’t heard anything from Qualcomm since over a month ago but we know the company has been working on new processors. New additions are ready and so we’ve just been introduced to the Snapdragon

MediaTek Helio G70, Helio G70T introduced

MediaTek is determined to make it big in the mobile chipset business. It made waves last year with the Dimensity 800 and Dimensity 1000 5G just before the end of the year. The Helio G90 series was
Intel is sampling its discrete graphics card DG1 to independent software vendors

Intel is sampling its discrete graphics card DG1 to independent software vendors

Intel revealed during a press briefing that DG1, a graphics card form factor based on its Xe architecture, is now shipping to software vendors globally.

AMD's 64-core Threadripper will be available February 7th

When AMD said its 64-core Threadripper 3990X would be ready in 2020, it apparently didn't intend to make people wait very long. The brag-worthy processor is now slated to be available on February 7th

Intel 10th-gen desktop chips may pack better multitasking across the board

Intel's 10th-generation Core desktop processors appear to be right around the corner, and the biggest improvements may come to those who don't splurge on the most expensive models. Leaks at

Mediatek Dimensity 800 processor ready for 2020 mid-range devices

Around the same time last month, MediaTek introduced the Dimensity 1000 5G processor. It was a first from the company but now it’s getting a sibling in the form of the Dimensity 800 chipset. While the

Personal computer CPU pioneer Chuck Peddle dies at 82

Chuck Peddle, one of the most important engineers of the early home computing era, has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 82. He's best known as the lead designer for MOS Technology's 6502, a
Intel Core i3 vs. Core i5 CPUs

Intel Core i3 vs. Core i5 CPUs

If you're an Intel fan, the Core i3 versus Core i5 debate is a major one when buying a new CPU. There are higher clocks and more cores to be found in the i5s, but can i3s suffice for your needs? Let's

Snapdragon 865 hits major benchmark tests with great scores

Qualcomm has announced the new Snapdragon 865 alongside the Snapdragon 765 at the beginning of December. These new chipsets are just two of the company’s several efforts to usher the consumers to 5G

Snapdragon X52 5G modem announced, works with Snapdragon 865

The 5G technology is relatively new but a number of companies have been ushering us to a new era. Ever since the tech was introduced in 2015, we’ve been anticipating for its rollout after years of

Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon chips include two with built-in 5G

Qualcomm just outlined the performance landscape for many of 2020's Android phones -- the company has introduced the Snapdragon 865, 765 and gaming-oriented 765G. They should improve performance in

MediaTek intros Dimensity 1000 5G chipset

MediaTek announced the Helio G90 series last July for a more powerful mobile gaming. We haven’t featured anything since then until today that we’re learning about the Dimensity 1000 5G processor. The

Qualcomm’s ultrasonic fingerprint scanners being questioned

Qualcomm has long been known as one of the top chipset makers in the world. This American company has many rivals but it remains as one of the more popular brands. Its processors are optimized for

AMD's 16-core Ryzen 3950X is its fastest desktop processor ever

After getting some wins against Intel in the desktop enthusiast processor race, AMD is trying to run up the score with its latest model, the Ryzen 9 3950X. It has 16 cores/32 threads, a 3.5 Ghz base

Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3300 SoC may be announced soon

The Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor is about to be replaced by the Snapdragon Wear 3300. The chipset was last noted on the Louis Vitton Tambour Horizon and Montblanc Summit 2. There is no

Intel's 5GHz-capable Core i9-9900KS arrives October 30th

Are you determined to have the best Intel gaming CPU on the block without splurging on an X-series? You'll soon have a chance to pick one up. Intel has revealed that its special edition Core i9-9900KS

Intel's 5GHz-capable Core i9-9900KS arrives October 30th

Are you determined to have the best Intel gaming CPU on the block without splurging on an X-series? You'll soon have a chance to pick one up. Intel has revealed that its special edition Core i9-9900KS

ARM will still work with Huawei for chip technology

Huawei no longer has a place in the United States. The idea has been clear since time immemorial. The case was made stronger back in May when Google announced that it would be cutting off some

ARM will continue supplying Huawei with mobile chip designs

ARM will keep supplying Huawei with its chip designs at least through the next generation, the company said. That's a reversal from earlier this year, when ARM had reportedly notified personnel to