While AMD long ago ceded the high-end of the PC microprocessor market to Intel, the firm has plans for a big comeback later this year with its Zen processor architecture. In the meantime, AMD is making news with its 7th generation A-Series CPUs, which are aimed at mobile PCs, and the Radeon RX Series of VR-capable graphics solutions.
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Microprocessor giant Intel has had an even harder time adapting to today's mobile computing world than Microsoft. And the latest evidence is a just-announced cancellation of an Atom processor designed for smart phones and tablets ... which I think has big ramifications for a rumored Intel-based Surface phone.
Here’s a phrase you don’t hear very often: Smart phones with Intel processors. But if Intel’s next-generation Atom x3/5/7 processor series takes off as expected, we could be seeing a lot more of the microprocessor giant’s technologies in our phones. And a key part of this strategy, believe it or not, is Windows 10 for […]