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A seismic shift in the PC industry looms as giants like AMD, Intel, and Qualcomm make strides to revolutionize the way machines operate, keeping pace with the rising generative AI trend. Amid this epic CPU confrontation, Nvidia emerges as a wildcard that could redefine the market landscape

The AMD Ryzen 7 7840U laptop chip is touted to outperform Apple's M2. Could this be the much-needed boost for the Windows laptop industry? The real test lies in practical application

New models of the Mac mini desktop and MacBook Pro laptop with an upgrade to Apple's M2, M2 Pro, and M2 Max chips were unveiled Tuesday. In addition, Apple lowered the price of an entry-level mini with an M2 processor to US$599, $499 for the education market

Much of the interesting drama at CES happens off the floor by firms that aren't directly participating in the show. That was true again this year when Lenovo and Nvidia stood out from their peers by aggressively moving in a variety of directions and showcasing a depth of products that were largely u...

It's the beginning of a new year, and economically we are in a bit of trouble. But some amazing technologies are coming to market this year that I look forward to seeing

OPINION

Standout Tech Products of 2022

Every year I look back at my Product of the Week choices and pick what I think made the most significant impact on my life as the Product of the Year. There were a lot of contenders this year, which I will cover, but I want to lead with why I'm calling out BlackBerry

For those companies that genuinely innovate, CES could be the perfect show to set the bar for the rest of the market and take an undisputed leadership position for 2023

AMD, Nvidia, and Intel are in this highly competitive space, and all three have come to market lately with distinctive strategies, each with unique benefits, risks, and opportunities.

Qualcomm last week announced its Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. The significant improvement is enhanced AI that will operate behind the scenes to improve the user experience significantly on phones

MediaTek's brand is often associated with affordable, budgeted, Android phones. However, the company has made incremental inroads into the more premium, high-performance models. The launch of the MediaTek Dimensity 9200 chip is a potent step in that direction

What AMD announced was truly striking and impressive in several ways. It's also a testament to how AMD's return to silicon glory, primarily due to the stewardship of CEO Lisa Su, has turned the company into an execution juggernaut since her arrival in October 2014, only eight years ago

Arm is in trouble primarily because it depended on Nvidia acquiring it to fund its future growth and success. Now it's hungry for revenue. I think we are beginning to see the end of Arm, and it will only have itself to blame

Many of the executive presentations delivered at the OktoberTech event highlighted Infineon's efforts to fight global warming.

Last week, AMD launched its Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” architecture which appears to outperform Intel’s best in both total performance and performance per watt. But Intel has a new product coming as well, so this battle is far from over

How will consumers react to Apple's WWDC 2023 announcements?
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