Intel will soon begin manufacturing ARM-based smartphone processors

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 August 2016

Announced at the Intel Developer Forum, the company has just inked a deal to produce ARM-based processors for use in smartphones. FULL STORY >


Oracle brings SPARC to the Cloud

By Press Release 4 July 2016

Oracle today announced major new additions to the SPARC platform that for the first time bring the advanced security, efficiency and simplicity of SPARC to the cloud. Built on the new SPARC S7 microprocessor, the latest additions to the SPARC platform include... FULL STORY >


Qualcomm debuts new wearable chipset named Snapdragon Wear 1100

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 May 2016

Designed with fitness trackers and kids watches in mind, Qualcomm debuts its second range of wearable-specific chipsets. FULL STORY >


Samsung unveils new Exynos 7 Octa 7870 chipset for mid-range smartphones

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 February 2016

Designed for use in mid-range smartphones as a competitor to Qualcomm's Snapdragon, Samsung debuts a new Exynos chipset - the 7 Octa 7870. FULL STORY >


Google reportedly looking for a partner to help design its own chips

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 November 2015

According to reports, Google is aiming to get on the same level as Apple and Samsung, by designing its own set of smartphone chips with the help of a partner. FULL STORY >


It's old outside, new inside as Apple debuts iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 September 2015

They might have the patina of last year's model, but Apple has beefed up the internal specs of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus to make their most powerful smartphone to date. FULL STORY >


Unearthing the core of any good mobile experience with Qualcomm

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 September 2015

TechSmart recently chatted with Qualcomm's VP for Business Development (MEA), James Munn, to discuss the local chipset landscape and why it's a great time to be a consumer in South Africa. FULL STORY >


Introducing 6th generation Intel Core, Intel’s best processor ever

By Staff Writer 3 September 2015

Intel Corporation introduced the 6th Generation Intel Core processor family, the company’s best processors ever. FULL STORY >


Moore’s law sets the pace for the PC’s processor evolution

By Staff Writer 22 May 2015

Mohammed Fareed, Software and Service Group business development manager at Intel South Africa talks about how Moore's Law has impacted the evolution of PC processors. FULL STORY >


Pinnacle Africa announces local availability for new Intel i7 Haswell-E processor

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 September 2014

Local ICT distributor Pinnacle Africa proudly showcased the latest high-end desktop processor from Intel, the i7 Haswell-E, available in three performance grades. FULL STORY >


IHS - Global processor market on track for growth in 2013

By Hanleigh Daniels 14 November 2013

The global processor market is set to deliver year-on-year shipment growth overall, thanks to healthy mobile device segments. FULL STORY >


Intel touts new hope for PC sector

By Ryan Noik 7 October 2013

Could Intel’s new Haswell processor, newly launched into the local market, spell a revival for the PC sector? FULL STORY >


Multi-core mobile CPU market experiences phenomenal growth

By Hanleigh Daniels 13 September 2013

The multi-core smartphone processor market doubled during the first half of 2013, with Qualcomm snapping up the most market share. FULL STORY >


Intel unveils 22nm Bay Trail Atom SoC range for tablets

By Hanleigh Daniels 12 September 2013

Intel launches its new multi-core, low-power Atom SoC series for tablets and other mobile devices dubbed Bay Trail. FULL STORY >


Samsung readies Exynos 5 Octa for all-out processing assault

By Hanleigh Daniels 10 September 2013

Samsung is looking to obliterate its mobile SoC competition by turning its Exynos 5 Octa into a true eight-core processor. FULL STORY >

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