Quad-core microprocessors headed to notebook PCs

At least half of all notebook PCs are expected to boast quad-core microprocessors by 2015 - up from just 9% in 2011.

For Qualcomm, dual-core SoCs are just the beginning

A "leaked" Qualcomm roadmap indicates the company is preparing to shift its mobile chip efforts into overdrive.

Via debuts power conscious quad-core x86 chip

Via has debuted a power conscious 40nm quad-core x86 processor targeted at the mainstream PC and notebook market.

Apple rolls out new iMac lineup

Apple has refreshed its iMac lineup with Intel quad-core (i5/i7) processors, advanced AMD graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera.

AMD launches triple- and quad-core notebook CPUs

Playing catch-up with Intel, AMD has announced its first triple-core and quad-core laptop processors as part of a major brand overhaul.