AMD readies tablet chip, alters design methodology

Advanced Micro Devices will take a fundamentally different approach to designing chips as it tries to move away from playing second fiddle to Intel.The company will blur the lines between CPUs and graphics

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Agam Shah

Intel, McAfee link security to the chip

Nearly seven months after Intel shelled out US$7.68 billion for antivirus vendor McAfee, the two companies are offering a glimpse of their future.At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco Tuesday, McAfee will

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Robert McMillan

New iMacs: these Apples have four cores

Apple Tuesday released four new models of its iMac desktop computer that leave unchanged the aluminum and glass design, but that now boast powerful quad-core Intel processors and Apple's high-throughput Thunderbolt I/O interface.Also

Published on: May 4th, 2011 John Cox and Ben Camm-Jones

AMD’s Fusion chip launched on slew of netbooks

The timing of AMD's release of its AMD Fusion APU (accelerated processing unit) chip couldn't have been better for the netbook market.Faced with lagging sales on one front and the growing consumer interest

Published on: January 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Overclocking tips – boost your processor speed, while avoiding the risks

Overclocking refers to pushing your computer components harder and faster than the manufacturer designed them to go. The initial pitch is seductive: Buy a slower, lower-cost CPU; juice up the clock speed; and

Published on: June 29th, 2010 Loyd Case

Look at these things when buying a desktop PC

Once you've determined the type of desktop system you want --a compact PC, a budget system, a mainstream all-purpose model, or a performance crackerjack--you need to know what components to look for. The

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nate Ralph

New tech lets you store a trillion bits of data for a billion years

Researchers have demonstrated a form of archive memory, using carbon nanotubes, that can theoretically store a trillion bits of data per square inch for a billion years. The technology could easily be incorporated

Published on: June 12th, 2009 Lucas Mearian

Chip makers’ memory glut woes worse than expected

A memory chip glut this year has already caused companies to curtail orders of new production line machinery, but the lack of any sign of a rebound has caused at least one industry

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

Ten terrific things you can do with your PC – Part 3

Read Part 1 of this article.Read part 2 of this article.Quickly Organize Your Books and MusicBibliophiles need not be hostile towards a computer. You can organize your beloved tomes using a computer and

Published on: May 1st, 2008 PC World India Staff

Apple just wants to keep us guessing

As positive as the switch to Intel-built processors has been for Apple, one aspect of that partnership must drive Steve Jobs' control-freak nature absolutely bonkers: secrecy. Or, more to the point, the lack

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Rik Myslewski