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Intel's New Skylake Processors: What You Need To Know

Stop. Don’t buy that new Windows laptop or tablet. Don’t pull the trigger unless you’re getting a truly amazing deal. Because today, Intel’s launching its latest processor — Skylake — and you’re may want one in your next PC.


IBM's New Chip Is Four Times As Powerful As Today's Best Silicon

IBM has announced that it’s designed a new kind of ultra-dense chip, which squeezes in four times as much computing power as the best silicon currently available.


400 Football Fields Could Fit Inside Samsung's New Semiconductor Complex

Samsung already makes the most smartphones in the world, but now the South Korean company is pushing to make the most semiconductors. Samsung just started constructing its own version of Silicon Valley, starting with $US14 billion semiconductor complex larger than 400 football fields.


This Guy Implanted A Cattle Tracker In His Hand To Hack A Phone

A security expert had a computer chip for tracking cows implanted in his hand by an “unlicensed amateur” so he could show how hackers could use tools hidden underneath their skin to hijack devices.


Bloomberg: Samsung Is Dropping Qualcomm Chips For The Galaxy S6

Samsung has long used Qualcomm chips to powers it flagship phones. But now a report from Bloomberg suggests that the company is to drop Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips in its new Galaxy S6 due to overheating issues.


Intel Broadwell: The Badass Brains That Will Power Your Next PC

The brains that will power your next laptop are here. Intel’s just taken the covers off the high-powered versions of its new Broadwell architecture. That is to say, the 5th generation Intel Core i3-i7 chips that will make your next laptop better than ever.


Smaller Chips Make More Mistakes -- But That Could Be A Good Thing

When you shrink electronics and their transistors with them, they become more error-prone. Usually, that’s compensated for by a boost in voltage — but researchers at MIT think we should embrace the mistakes instead.


The Man Who Invented The Pringles Can Was Buried Inside A Pringles Can

Pringles varieties are as vast and varied as the stars in the sky: Barbecue. Sour Cream & Onion. Buffalo Ranch. Extreme Blazin’ Buffalo Ranch. But one, single Pringles can exists on this Earth with a peculiar sort of flavour dust and no chips at all — the Pringles can that holds the ashes of its inventor, Fredric Baur.


Which Brand Of Chips Has The Most Chips In A Bag Of Chips?

Dan Gentile of Thrillist has decided to take it upon himself to answer a question anyone who has ever sat on a couch for a long period of time has wondered: How many chips are actually in a bag of chips? And which type of chips has more full chips vs broken chips? And more.


This Tiny 3G Chip Will Pump The Internet Into Anything

It might not look much, but this is the world’s smallest 3G chip — and it could help bring internet connectivity to even the tiniest of devices.


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