Giz Explains: Snow Leopard's Grand Central Dispatch

You've probably heard about this snow kitty operating system for Macintosh computers. What you might not've heard is exactly how it's supposed to be unleashing the power of all those processor cores crammed inside your computer. » 8/27/09 12:30pm 8/27/09 12:30pm

Intel Buys RapidMind, a Company That Makes Multicore Parallel…

Intel just picked up RapidMind, a company that specializes in making it easy for developers to optimize and program their applications for multicore processors. Their technology sounds a little bit like Apple's GrandCentral technology built into Snow Leopard, actually. It's an interesting move, since Intel already… » 8/21/09 8:17pm 8/21/09 8:17pm