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Here’s what all those numbers and letters in an Intel chip mean when you’re buying a new computer

There's a lot more than the "Core i5" or the "Core i7." Let's break it down.

One of Apple’s key chip manufacturers was hit with a virus that targets Windows computers — and it took nearly 3 days to recover

Apple supplier TSMC was hit by a virus over the weekend. TSMC makes the processors that are currently used in the iPhone X and iPhone 8 to Apple's specifications.

Apple fans are returning their new MacBook Pros that cost a minimum of $2,800 because they can’t reach the advertised speeds

You have to put the new Core i9 MacBook Pro from Apple in a freezer to get its full performance.

The two biggest makers of computer processors are competing again — and it could mean faster and cheaper computers

Intel and AMD are competing in a real way again, which is a great thing for anyone who uses a computer.

AMD plans to release Spectre-proof processors — but you probably can’t get them until 2019

AMD's Zen 2 chips will have built-in protection, but there's no word about the Zen+ chips coming in April this year.
Samsung's latest premium chip may enable features on future smartphone similar to Apple's Face ID and Animoji.

Samsung’s newest chip may allow for iPhone X-like features on the Galaxy S9

Samsung may have its own version of Animoji sometime soon.

Intel CEO: Google discovered the chip problem ‘months ago’

Intel's CEO said the chipmaker is working with software makers and rival chip companies to resolved a security vulnerability.
Powerful laptops like this Alienware model are traditionally thick and heavy, but Intel and AMD's new chip could change that.

Two of tech’s biggest rivals are working together to make powerful laptops thinner than the MacBook Air

Imagine playing power-hungry games and apps on a laptop thinner than the MacBook Air.

New laptops released in the holiday season will get a huge power boost

With new chip technology just announced, you may want to wait until the end of the year before upgrading to a new Windows 10 laptop.