Intel netbooks: dead form factor resurrected?

Five years ago the market was abuzz with talk of cheap netbooks based on Intel’s Atom processors and AMD’s upcoming low-end APUs. Then Steve Jobs took to the stage with the first iPad in tow and the rest is history – netbooks died out faster than any PC form factor in recent history.

AMD gets a boost in supercomputing

The OpenACC API was developed to provide a vendor neutral platform for the fastest computers in the world. Now, it is supports AMD APUs and dGPUs.

AMD is the common (silicon) denominator for consoles and PCs

AMD dominates all three next-gen consoles: the Nintendo Wii U, Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's Playstation 4.

No backwards compatibility for the Xbox 720 (Next)

The industry has long suspected that Microsoft's upcoming Xbox 720 (Next) would not be offering backwards compatibility with older 360 game titles.

AMD makes APU offer you can't refuse

AMD’s Never Settle game bundles seem to have been quite successful in the past, so it’s hardly surprising that AMD has decided to extend the programme to select APUs. So far the Never Settle promotion was limited to discrete graphics cards.

AMD's APU drives this GizmoSphere

AMD's x86 G-series APU is the brains behind the GizmoSphere, a low-cost board targeted at developers and modders.

AMD is ready for the post-PC era

AMD is moving beyond - although obviously not abandoning - the stalwart PC in an effort to bolster revenue in a computer market that is increasingly focused on smartphones and tablets.

AMD previews 2013 APU lineup

AMD detailed its upcoming 2013 APU lineup at CES in Las Vegas, while offering an early look at at its Temash (Windows 8 tablets and hybrids) and Kabini (ultrathin notebooks) SoCs.

AMD's Hondo APU powers new Fujitsu Windows 8 tablet



Fujitsu has introduced its Stylistic Q572 Windows 8 tablet which is powered by AMD's Z-60 (x86 Hondo) APU.

Former AMD chip architect now at Apple

Former AMD chip architect John Bruno, who was heavily involved in designing the x86-based Trinity Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), is now a system architect at Apple.

Report: PS4 powered by AMD's Liverpool APU

A new report indicates that Sony's next-gen Playstation 4 Orbis console will be powered by a quad-core AMD APU.



AMD launches second-gen Trinity APUs

AMD has officially rolled out its next-generation Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). 


Updated: Llano and Sandy Bridge take their toll on Nvidia



Nvidia has reportedly been "forced" to exit its integrated graphics chipsets business following the success of Intel's Sandy Bridge and AMD's Llano APU. 



AMD APUs are going HPC

Penguin Computing recently installed the world's first HPC cluster powered by AMD Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) at Sandia National Labs in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

AMD wants Android on x86 APUs

Google's popular Android operating system is typically associated with RISC-powered ARM devices such as smartphones and tablets.

AMD refreshes APU lineup

AMD has updated its C-and E-series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) lineup for notebooks, netbooks, all-in-one systems and desktop PCs.

Why AMD's APU hasn't fallen flat

JMP Securities chip analyst Alex Gauna believes AMD's recently launched APUs have "fallen flat."

Report: AMD prepping two new tablet chips

A leaked slide seems to indicate that AMD is prepping two tablet-optimized APUs which could launch in 2012 and 2013.

The future of Fusion and Llano

Silicon Valley chip expert David Kanter says AMD has "clearly articulated" both a software and hardware roadmap for unified CPU-GPU computing that contains "all the right pieces."  



AMD targets Windows tablet market with Desna

AMD is targeting the potentially lucrative Windows tablet market with a new Z series Fusion APU.