Tag: category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware

Intel hires Xbox chip architect John Sell and Apple’s Manisha Pandya

Intel has hired John Sell, the chief architect of next-generation console chips at Microsoft. Sell worked on the chips for the Xbox One, Xbox One X, and the upcoming Project Scarlett. Sell changed his LinkedIn profile to a new job at Intel, and the company confirmed that it has hired him. The new hire is […]

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Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis

If you’ve followed Apple for a while, you probably know that the company has spent decades evolving from a personal computer maker to a luxury retailer that outpaces diamond vendor Tiffany & Co. in revenues per square foot. But what might superficially seem like a linear progression from selling $666 motherboards out of a garage […]

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MediaTek’s 7-nanometer 5G SoC chip targets high-end devices

5G is here. That’s the assertion Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek has been making for the better part of a year, and it’s less outrageous than it sounds. Early networks have already launched in the U.S., Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Uruguay, and South Korea, and the U.K.’s EE announced earlier this month that it’ll blanket select cities with […]

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Razer Blade Studio Edition laptops targeted at creators

Razer has unveiled its Razer Blade Studio Edition laptops for creators and “prosumers” featuring the latest Intel processors and Nvidia graphics. The line will feature upgraded versions of the existing Razer Blade 15 and Razer Blade Pro 17, with Nvidia’s new Quadro RTX and Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics processing units (GPUs). The Razer Blade Studio […]

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