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Apple’s iPhone 7 May Switch to Intel LTE Modem, Hints Qualcomm CEO

Apple may switch LTE modem suppliers, at least according to comments made by Qualcomm's CEO during the company's earnings call (via Bloomberg). Speaking with analysts, Qualcomm Chief Executive Officer Steve Mollenkopf indicated that the company might be losing some orders from a major customer. He told analysts that he is "assuming" the customer will be...

Skylake MacBooks Will Reportedly See Staggered Launch in 2016

Apple will reportedly refresh its MacBook lineup in 2016 with Intel’s faster Skylake processors and Thunderbolt 3 with USB-C. According to supply chain sources (via MacRumors), the notebooks will see a staggered launch in 2016. The rollout is expected to started with the 12-inch MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro models in late March or early...

PasswordBox to Shut Down in Fall 2016, Transition to Intel’s True Key

Canadian startup PasswordBox has today announced in an official blog post that it will discontinue development and support for its app by the end of next year, while it transitions to the jointly developed 'True Key' app by Intel Security. "We will do our best to make sure we communicate the transition as clearly and smoothly as possible”, notes...

Intel Unveils Skylake Processors, Could Make 2016 Mac Debut

Intel has today unleashed a wide range of Skylake processors for next generation desktops, notebooks, tablets and other portable devices, including its new Compute Stick (via HotHardware). The Y-Series Skylake CPUs are dedicated to 2-in-1 convertibles and tablets, while the U-Series is aimed at thin and light notebooks and portable all-in-one machines. Similarly an H-Series targets gaming notebooks and mobile workstations...

TAG Heuer Partners with Intel, Google for Luxury Android Smartwatch

Following Apple's move into the smartwatch market, it was the turn of the traditional Swiss watchmakers to unveil a device that could compete with existing players in a freshly born industry. To make that happen, traditional watchmakers TAG Heuer saw no other option but to partner with Google and Intel, with the first smart devices...

Sources Claim iPhones will Finally Ship with Intel Chips Next Year

According to a report by VentureBeat, multiple source have claimed that Intel will provide a fast wireless modem chip for Apple’s future generation iPhones in 2016, replacing Qualcomm chips with its latest 7360 LTE modem. The company has been trying hard for past many years to occupy a socket on the iPhone’s circuit board and now, it finally appears...

Intel Acquires Montreal-Based PasswordBox to Boost its Security Business

Intel has today announced that it has bought Montreal’s PasswordBox service, in order to boost its security software business. According to The Globe And Mail, the Santa Clara-based chip maker, who rebranded security software maker McAfee as Intel Security Group after acquiring it for $7.7-billion in 2011, has not yet disclosed financial details of the deal. PasswordBox, a venture of Canadian...

Intel Details Broadwell CPUs, Suspected for Rumoured 12” Retina MacBook

Today, Intel released new details on its upcoming Core M Broadwell processors.  The company's next-generation 14-nanometer chips are designed to deliver high performance at a lower power, allowing for more energy efficient devices. Broadwell is expected to improve even further on Haswell's (Intel's current generation CPU line) battery life.  AnandTech has released a detailed look...