Apple GPUs are based on AMD's Polaris 11
Published in Graphics


With sub 40 to 50W TDP

AMD has two GPUs which should make future Mac notebooks and PCs and both are based on Polaris 10 and 11 GPUs. Our original story yesterday smoked out a few more details from our industry sources.  

Apple 2016 laptops will have AMD GPUs
Published in Graphics


Exclusive:
Nvidia snubbed as Apple goes AMD

It looks like Nvidia is not getting a look inside the marketing powerhouse which is the Apple Walled Garden of Delights .

Kaby Lake-S arrives in fourth quarter
Published in Processors


Faster clocks than Skylake with same TDP

Skylake desktop CPU's are doing well but it looks like Kaby Lake will arrive in late 2016 and clean its clock.

Xiaomi Miband 2 launched
Published in Wearables


OLED, better tracking

Xiaomi has released its Miband 2 and the new fitness band offers much for a tiny price. It starts selling tomorrow for equivalent of $23 (149 Yuan) in China and a few companies will ship it to Europe and USA for a bit more. 

AMD Radeon begins its tenth-generation with Radeon RX 480
Published in Graphics


Polaris 10, available June 29th

Ahead of its evening keynote at Computex 2016, AMD graphics chief Raja Koduri has just introduced what we used to call "Polaris". The company has decided on branding its tenth-generation graphics lineup the Radeon RX 400 Series, beginning first with the Radeon RX 480.

Zen comes to desktops first
Published in Processors


Server follows, then notebook


At the Q and A session after AMD's press conference, company CEO Lisa Su just confirmed that desktop Zen x86 chips are the first products to arrive for consumers. These will be followed by a server lineup, then a notebook lineup.

AMD CEO Lisa SU shows Zen at Computex 2016
Published in Processors


It runs Windows, renders 4K videos and samples

AMD has just announced its upcoming Zen x86 core that delivers 40 percent more IPC from the current generation.
Company CEO Lisa Su pointed out that Summit Ridge is the new core codename, and that Zen is alive, on track and the introduction video played was rendered on a Zen processor.

AMD has Zen ready for demo
Published in Processors


Big hope


Multiple independent sources have confirmed that AMD has Zen x86 prototype chips ready for demonstration, and we might see them tomorrow during the Computex 2016 press conference in Taiwan.

Intel announces Apollo Lake
Published in Processors

And Kaby Lake 7th-generation Core processors as well

Intel’s Navin Shenoy a corporate vice president and general manager for the Client Computing Group (CCG) has just announced the 7th generation Core architecture here at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Qualcomm confirms 115 designs for Snapdragon 820
Published in Mobiles


During Computex press event

Terry Yen, senior director of QTI, has just kicked off the Computex 2016 press event for Qualcomm and the company is ready to talk about the future of mobile connectivity, SoCs, and 5G.