Intel's first manufacturing facility for producing 45-nanometer processors in high volume will open in October in Chandler, Ariz.
IBM has licensed technology for making 45-nanometer chips to Shanghai-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation.
Simply put, the chipmaker is a U.S. based manufacturing colossus, as this quick overview of its operations should make clear.
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Testing has begun on the chip that could power the iPhone 6 and iPad 3. More info, as well as a potential iPad 3 release date, this way...
Apple's future A6 processor is expected to get a new supplier, with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company the most likely candidate to make the chip. Samsung, Apple's current supplier, is likely the loser.
Sony lifts the curtain on a hardware revision of the PS3 "slim" with several improvements.
The new iMac has plenty under the hood to drool over, including unannounced Intel silicon and a slot for a solid-state cache drive, according to iFixit.
The iPad 2 has changed probably more inside than outside compared with its predecessor, the original iPad. A new dual-core processor and enhanced graphics chip offer some pretty big performance spikes.
A future Intel Atom processor may impact the growth of tablets using the ARM processor, an analyst says in a research note. However, Apple--which uses an ARM processor in the iPad--may not be affected.