DRAM has been around a long, long time. Is MRAM the next big memory thing?
The 81-year-old IBM researcher is behind the now-pervasive memory technology and Dennard scaling, which mapped the march of progress in performance during the chip industry's glory days.
Did you know that Apple ships more iPads than Dell ships PCs? Chipmakers that have bet their business on the global demand for DRAM chips know this and it's freaking them out.
Micron Technology is a very big chipmaker that's closer to Apple than it ever has been.
The Korean electronics giant's low-power DDR4 memory chips, due to ship in 2014, will help lift a key performance bottleneck in today's mobile devices. Samsung says the new chips are faster and use less power, too.
Micron, one of the last holdouts, settles over DRAM memory patents. The deal includes Elpida, a major supplier to Apple.
Idaho-based Micron Technology immediately becomes one of the largest suppliers of mobile memory for popular products like the iPad and iPhone.
The display module is the most expensive component with a price tag of $63, according to research firm IHS.
The new 15-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina models have a lot going for them, but repairability isn't one of them.
U.S.-based Micron could become a major supplier of memory chips to Apple when it completes the purchase of Japan-based Elpida.