Computerworld Blogs - Intel http://blogs.computerworld.com/taxonomy/term/356/all en 6 Steve Jobs stories we learned this month http://blogs.computerworld.com/ios/24153/6-steve-jobs-stories-we-learned-month <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Apple&#39;s&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Steve J</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">obs</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;is a modern icon, but biographers have painted his character with a wide brush. That&#39;s why many who worked with Jobs seem keen to give us a much better insight into the man. Here are six Steve Jobs stories we learned this month.</span></p> Apple Apple retail Bill Campbell biography consumer electronics design facts Hartmut Esslinger Intel Jony Ive Ken Segall Mac Macintosh Management Pat Gelsinger Power PC Ron Johnson Steve Jobs Steve Wozniak Android iOS Mac OS X Macintosh Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:28:08 +0000 Jonny Evans 24153 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Intel: We're betting our tablet future on Android, not Windows http://blogs.computerworld.com/tablets/23799/intel-were-betting-our-tablet-future-android-not-windows <p> The unthinkable has happened: When Intel looks into its future, it sees Android, not Windows, at least as far as tablet sales go. Does this mean the end of the Microsoft-Intel Wintel alliance that once ruled the world?</p> Android Brian Krzanich Intel Microsoft mobile Windows Tablets Windows Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:52:44 +0000 Preston Gralla 23799 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Quick guide: Upgrading older Intel Macs http://blogs.computerworld.com/macintosh/23697/quick-guide-upgrading-older-intel-macs <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">These suggestions should help you tweak a little extra usable life out of your older Mac.</span></p> browser Firefox hard drive replacement tips hints Intel Mac Macintosh memory older Mac OS X OS X 10.4 ram troubleshooting user guide Laptops Mac OS X Macintosh Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:25:27 +0000 Jonny Evans 23697 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Would you kill for your smartphone? http://blogs.computerworld.com/smartphones/23424/blood-smartphones <p> Smartphones are incredibly advanced devices, iPhone or Android, they are packed with advanced components manufactured using some of the world&#39;s rarest raw materials -- but in some cases the cost of those materials includes an unconceivable degree of human suffering.</p> Android Apple conflict minerals congo Dodd Frank Act government legislation Intel IOS iPad iPhone mobile Samsung smartphones tablet Technology Gov't Legislation/Regulation iOS Smartphones Tablets Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:00:48 +0000 Jonny Evans 23424 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Verizon streams TV on cue. http://blogs.computerworld.com/wireless-carriers/23422/verizon-streams-tv-cue-itbwcw <p> <b style="font-size: 12px;"><i style="font-size: 12px;">Verizon channels Intel.</i></b></p> <p> As if on cue, Verizon (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ) and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) recently announced a deal for Verizon to purchase Intel&#39;s OnCue Cloud TV platform. The platform allows customers to watch streaming video content at any time from all networks. Pouting in the corner we find Comcast, which previously had worked with Verizon on similar technology before the OnCue purchase.</p> <p> Verizon, not sharing new technology with the other children, taunts its former friend, leading inevitably to a full-on shoving match. Meanwhile, older and wiser bloggers value friendship, but question how much OnCue is worth.</p> Comcast INTC Intel OnCue streaming video Verizon VZ Broadband Mobile/Wireless Wireless Carriers Wireless Networking Wed, 22 Jan 2014 11:14:26 +0000 Richi Jennings 23422 at http://blogs.computerworld.com 3 reasons Apple's Mac Pro is ultimate choice for video pros http://blogs.computerworld.com/macintosh/23153/3-reasons-apples-mac-pro-best-choice-video-pros <p> <span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Ap</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">ple</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;will set the video industry ablaze when it&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">introdu</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">ces the Mac Pro</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;in the next few weeks. Here are three reasons why these most discerning PC users will be stoked:</span></p> 4K AAPL Apple Apple television ATI computer technology Final Cut Pro X fire gpu hardware Intel Mac Pro Macintosh OpenCl Thunderbolt 2 video industry xeon Computer Peripherals Mac OS X Macintosh PCs Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:14:57 +0000 Jonny Evans 23153 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Flashback: Remembering the 386SX http://blogs.computerworld.com/pcs/23059/flashback-remembering-386sx <p> What the heck is a 386SX? If you&#39;re old enough to know the answer, then you may just be old enough to have read this comparative review in the August 1990 issue of BYTE Magazine.</p> 386SX Intel PC clone PCs Windows Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Robert L. Mitchell 23059 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Asus retreats from Windows RT, pounds one more nail in its coffin http://blogs.computerworld.com/tablets/22568/asus-retreats-windows-rt-pounds-one-more-nail-its-coffin <p> Asus, one of the few companies to build Windows RT-based tablets, now says it&#39;s pulling back on that troubled platform, and will instead spend its time and money on full-powered Windows 8 devices running Intel chips. Given RT&#39;s many problems, this is just one more nail in its coffin.</p> Asus Haswell chip IDC Intel Jonney Shih Microsoft Surface windows 8 Windows RT Tablets Windows Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:58:25 +0000 Preston Gralla 22568 at http://blogs.computerworld.com WWDC: Will pro users stay with Apple if Mac Pro no show? http://blogs.computerworld.com/macintosh/22294/wwdc-will-pro-user-stay-apple-if-mac-pro-doesnt-show <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">Eight years since Apple&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">announced the move to Intel processors</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">, Mac users are asking</span><a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/19195/apple_kills_the_mac_pro_it_doesnt_matter" style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">: <em>&#39;</em></a><em>Does Apple even care about pro users any more?&#39;</em><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;It has been years since the company did anything for them and its vapourware promises of something exciting this year are wearing thin. What&#39;s going on?</span></p> AAPL Apple final cut hardware Intel IOS Lightning Mac Pro Macintosh OS X PC software Technology Thunderbird wwdc iOS Mac OS X Macintosh Network Hardware Thu, 06 Jun 2013 14:50:19 +0000 Jonny Evans 22294 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Rumor: Apple plans high-res Mac, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV resolution revolution http://blogs.computerworld.com/mac-os-x/22028/rumor-apple-plans-high-res-mac-ipad-iphone-apple-tv-resolution-revolution <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, once advised students to &quot;join the dots&quot;, but it seems Apple&#39;s future plans include making dots seem to disappear as it focuses on delivering the highest possible resolution across its product range.</span></p> 4K AAPL Apple Intel IOS iPad iPhone ipod touch Mac Mac Pro Macintosh OS X Video video resolution iOS Mac OS X Macintosh Smartphones Tablets Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:41:07 +0000 Jonny Evans 22028 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Microsoft, Apple, and Google agree: The federal ban against gay marriage must go http://blogs.computerworld.com/gov039t-legislationregulation/21848/microsoft-apple-and-google-agree-federal-ban-against-gay-marriage-must-go <p> Microsoft, Apple, Google, and other tech giants rarely agree on anything. But they all agree on this: The Supreme Court should rule that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which for federal purposes defines marriage as only being between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional.</p> Apple Cisco Defense of Marriage Act DOMA Facebook Google Intel Microsoft Supreme Court Twitter Gov't Legislation/Regulation Government/Industries Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:55:16 +0000 Preston Gralla 21848 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Doomed Apple is world's Number One PC maker, with a Snow Leopard problem http://blogs.computerworld.com/mac-os-x/21750/doomed-apple-worlds-number-one-pc-maker-snow-leopard-problem <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">Poor, beleaguered Apple&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">-- nothing&#39;s going right: on the one hand it must try to make its business out of a minority (</span><em style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">20 percent</em><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">) share of the PC industry; on the other, Macs manufactured <strong>six</strong></span><strong style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;or more years ago</strong><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;are still in <em>active</em> use. Life really does suck, sometimes&hellip;</span></p> AAPL Apple canalys desktop hardware Intel iPad iPhone laptop Lynx Mac Mac OS Mac OS X Macintosh notebook OS X Pad PC industry Snow Leopard tablet Windows Windows 7 windows 8 iOS Mac OS X Macintosh PCs Thu, 07 Feb 2013 11:54:37 +0000 Jonny Evans 21750 at http://blogs.computerworld.com CES 2013: Five technologies Apple users should watch http://blogs.computerworld.com/smartphones/21607/ces-2013-five-technologies-apple-users-should-watch <p> <a href="http://www.cesweb.org">CES 2013</a>: <a href="http://www.apple.com/">Apple</a> [<a href="http://finance.yahoo.com/q?d=t&amp;s=AAPL">AAPL</a>] isn&#39;t at the show, but there&#39;s a selection of new solutions in discussion at or around the show that may get picked up by Cupertino&#39;s I/O execs who have been <a href="http://9to5mac.com/2013/01/08/apples-io-technology-evangelist-spotted-at-ces-2013/#more-257079">seen</a> prowling the exhibition floor. These include better wireless, more responsive displays, and much more.</p> AAPL Apple Authentec Broadcom CES CES 2013 devices Intel iPad iPhone Mac macbook Macbook Air mobile predictions security touchscreen Wi-Fi iOS Mac OS X Smartphones Tablets Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:59:21 +0000 Jonny Evans 21607 at http://blogs.computerworld.com At CES 2013, Intel drops powerful bomb on ARM http://blogs.computerworld.com/processors/21598/ces-2013-intel-drops-powerful-bomb-arm-itbwcw <p> Intel Ivy Bridge Core CPUs down to 7W today. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) surprised everyone at CES 2013 by announcing it&#39;s way ahead of schedule in reducing power requirements for its Core i3/i5/i7 range. Rather than wait for the fourth generation &quot;Haswell&quot; chips to reach 10W, it&#39;s touting a current generation part that goes as low as 7W. In <i>IT Blogwatch</i>, bloggers see bigger competitive pressures for ARM and AMD.</p> CES 2013 Core Haswell INTC Intel Ivy Bridge Ultrabook Consumerization of IT Processors Windows Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:07:52 +0000 Richi Jennings 21598 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Intel Atom 64-bit server SoC "Centerton" breaks cover http://blogs.computerworld.com/processors/21490/intel-atom-64-bit-server-soc-centerton-breaks-cover-itbwcw <p> Microserver chips with ECC, HT and VT FTW! Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) unveils its latest Atom S1200 system-on-a-chip range, but it&#39;s not for netbooks; it&#39;s for low-powered microservers. Going as low as 6.1W TDP, the parts run cool and fast (ish). In <i>IT Blogwatch</i>, bloggers see Intel spoiling for a fight with ARM and AMD.</p> Atom green data center INTC Intel Data Center Processors Servers Wed, 12 Dec 2012 11:04:26 +0000 Richi Jennings 21490 at http://blogs.computerworld.com