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.

Microsoft warned over Surface tablets

Last week we reported that PC vendors - including Hewlett Packard (HP) - were up in arms over Microsoft's recent decision to enter the lucrative tablet market with its indigenously designed Surface device.

Is benchmarking dead?

Benchmarking was once the holy grail for measuring PC speed and performance. But is the practice still relevant?

Rumor: Xbox 720 chip in production

A new report indicates that Microsoft has kicked off initial production of its Oban chip which is slated to power the next-gen Xbox (720/Next) game console.

AMD rolls out first Bulldozer processors

AMD is currently shipping its first server processors based on x86 "Bulldozer" architecture.

Rumor: Apple builds ARM-powered MacBook Air

A Japanese website claims Apple is testing an ARM-based MacBook Air powered by the same A5 processor as the wildly popular iPad 2.

Apple MacBook still up for grabs in x86-RISC war

Intel CEO Paul Otellini insists Apple isn't going to be ditching x86 processors for RISC-based chips in its MacBook lineup "any time soon."