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Facebook may soon be developing its own chips

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 April 2018

The social media platform has a job listing for chip making specialists, with the company likely aiming to be more self-reliant in that regard. FULL STORY >

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Apple set to drop Intel for Macs

By Staff Writer 3 April 2018

Some bad news for Intel as Apple is said to replace all Intel chips in Mac computers, starting in 2020. FULL STORY >

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Samsung now ready to produce 8 nanometer chipsets

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 October 2017

Qualifying for the production process three months ahead of time, Samsung confirms that its plans to build 8 nanometer chips is ready to go. FULL STORY >

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Intel's new Nervana AI processors are built for deep learning

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 October 2017

Designed specifically for use in the field of AI, Intel debuts its new Nervana Neural Network of processors. FULL STORY >

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IBM's Quantum Experience processors take significant step forward

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 May 2017

The latest development marks a major milestone for IBM's Quantum computing division. FULL STORY >

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Intel announces new 7th Gen Kaby Lake processors

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 August 2016

Built for the "immersive internet" according to its designers, Intel announces its new 7th Gen Core processors. FULL STORY >

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Intel will soon begin manufacturing ARM-based smartphone processors

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 August 2016

Announced at the Intel Developer Forum, the company has just inked a deal to produce ARM-based processors for use in smartphones. FULL STORY >

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Unearthing the core of any good mobile experience with Qualcomm

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 September 2015

TechSmart recently chatted with Qualcomm's VP for Business Development (MEA), James Munn, to discuss the local chipset landscape and why it's a great time to be a consumer in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Moore’s law sets the pace for the PC’s processor evolution

By Staff Writer 22 May 2015

Mohammed Fareed, Software and Service Group business development manager at Intel South Africa talks about how Moore's Law has impacted the evolution of PC processors. FULL STORY >

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Intel touts new hope for PC sector

By Ryan Noik 7 October 2013

Could Intel’s new Haswell processor, newly launched into the local market, spell a revival for the PC sector? FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm demystifies processor mystique

By Ryan Noik 2 July 2012

Whether a phone boasts a dual core or a quad core processor is not the only defining factor of how efficiently your smartphone will run, according to Qualcomm. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm launches quad core S4 Pro processor

By Ryan Noik 28 February 2012

Qualcomm has announced that it will offer a pro version of the Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 processor to enable even more capable mobile computing devices. FULL STORY >

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AMD launches new Opteron processors

By Ryan Noik 14 November 2011

AMD has officially launched its new Opteron processors, formerly code named Interlagos, in a bid to offer enterprises new levels of performance. FULL STORY >

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Intel Core i range of processors in SA

By Staff Writer 1 March 2010

Intel is allowing for Moore's law to tick along nicely with the introduction of their 2010 Intel Core family of processors, based on Intels 32 nanometer manufacturing process. FULL STORY >

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Intel 48-core single-chip cloud computer

By Hanleigh Daniels 3 December 2009

Intel offers a glimpse into the future with its experimental 48core processor also know as the single-chip cloud computer. FULL STORY >

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