Apple: What Took You So God Damn Long?

While all the other Mac worshipers dance in the streets and shout their hosannas at Apple's leisurly introduction of its Core 2 Duo-packing MacBook Pros, the rest of us surly chip watchers sit in the dark and dank back rooms wondering wtf Apple has been doing, taking two months just to swap out a processor. Check out… » 10/24/06 10:51am 10/24/06 10:51am

Apple and Intel Working Together on Top Secret Technologies?

Apple and Intel have joined forces to develop several new technologies together, it emerged this week. The partnership became apparent when an Intel executive gave an interview to InformationWeek and said, "... number of projects are under way with Apple on next-generation technologiess—but I can't detail those."… » 9/29/06 2:06pm 9/29/06 2:06pm

Dell Core 2 Duo Precision Mobile Workstation M65 Reviewed (Verdict: Excellent but Not as Fast as Intel Says)

Dell rolled out its workstation-class notebook packing a Core 2 Duo processor, where the latest Intel Meron mobile chip is nestled inside a ritzy form factor Dell calls the Precision Mobile Workstation M65. The guys at Digital Media Net were impressed, highly recommending the laptop, and digging its 15.2-inch screen… » 9/05/06 9:51am 9/05/06 9:51am

Toshiba Launches Qosmio G35 Laptop With Core 2 Duo and HD-DVD

Not wanting to be left out of the Intel Core 2 Duo (or Merom) fiesta that's been going on for the past day or so, Toshiba's come out with the Qosmio G35-AV660, a laptop featuring Intel's latest mobile CPU and an HD-DVD-ROM. Available now, the Qosmio G35-AV660 benefits from the increased horsepower of the Merom by… » 8/29/06 12:38pm 8/29/06 12:38pm

Intel Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Extreme Ships Today

Intel launches its Core 2 Duo processors today, 10 in all, including the 64-bit Conroe (Core 2 Duo) and Conroe XE (Core 2 Extreme) for desktops. and 32-bit Merom for laptops All are dual-core processors that will initially be available in single socket configurations, which means that at first there won't be dual… » 7/27/06 11:18am 7/27/06 11:18am