Prompted by the chipmaker's announcement of the SSE5 instruction-set extensions, Glaskowsky analyzes the ultimate outcome to this old controversy.
The Mac's best quality: software; Is RISC being overwhelmed by CISC?; more
Tiny ARM processors that power handheld devices will come to the Windows desktop. It's CISC (Intel) versus RISC (ARM) all over again.
Ever wonder why new chip designs fail in the market, even though they offer real advantages? Or why others succeed in spite of serious disadvantages? It's apparently a secret. Part one of three.
Chipmaker is integrating the largest number of cores onto one chip in its history--an average three-fold jump in performance, it says.
commentary Devices based on ARM chip designs tend to be thinner, cooler (thermally, at least), and cheaper than those based on Intel designs while offering longer battery life.
Imagination, a leading supplier of graphics chips for smartphones and tablets, will buy MIPS Technologies.
Find out how 1940s Hollywood, Captain Kirk and the Twisted Nematic effect shaped the iPhone in our first Tech Family Tree.
Peter Glaskowsky wraps up the Speeds and Feeds blog with the announcement that he has been hired by Intel.