Jul 1, 2019

Chipmakers' revenue hurt by US-China trade war

Chipmakers and electronics manufacturers that depend on China for sales took a knock in the first quarter of 2019, according to a TrendForce report.

Jun 19, 2019

What to look for in a processor

Today’s business computing devices must be capable of handling high-power, graphics-intensive content for 4K displays and feature-rich dashboards, says AMD.

Jun 8, 2018

Aveng ups desktop performance with Datacentrix

Datacentrix recommended going the AMD processor route for the infrastructure company.

May 22, 2018

Microsoft, Google find fresh flaw in chips

The newest chip problem, known as Speculative Store Bypass, is said to come from the same family as the original flaws.

Feb 1, 2018

AMD, Nvidia blockchain prospects excite investors

The companies could reap major gains as prices for GPUs rise due to blockchain technology demand.

Jan 15, 2018

Intel CEO promises speedy patches for security flaw

By today, Intel will have issued updates for 90% of CPUs introduced in the past five years, with updates for the remainder available by the end of January.

Jan 12, 2018

Google 'security patches not slowing down systems'

The Alphabet firm says it deployed patches against the Spectre and Meltdown flaws last year, without slowing down its cloud services.

Jan 10, 2018

Patches slow down PCs, servers: Microsoft

Intel and AMD have not disclosed the number of chips affected by the security flaws.

Jan 9, 2018

It's a rough start to 2018

Meltdown and Spectre - two errors found in CPUs - are scary flaws. How impacted are you and I?

Dec 6, 2017

An ARM to stand on?

The adoption of ARM chips into the Windows PC world could be a new epoch. But South Africans may not be equipped to take advantage of that, warns James Francis.

Nov 8, 2017

Looks matter more in notebook market

Consumers are becoming increasingly unwilling to buy dull looking notebooks when they can choose from a selection of sleek and stylish products, says Diana Hughes, business unit manager at Tarsus Distribution.

May 2, 2017

AMD margin forecast disappoints

The chipmaker posts an 18% jump in quarterly revenue, but its Q2 gross margins forecast raises some concerns.

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