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New Gigabyte AM5 BIOS suffers from SoC Voltage issues

It seems like ASUS isn't the only one having issues with their BIOS firmware on AMD AM5 motherboards. Gigabyte is also being criticised for not fixing the SoC voltage issue on its AM5 motherboards with its latest BIOS. After reports of exploding CPUs, AMD identified the issue and requested motherboard …

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Apple may start making its own smartphone chips

Right now, Apple designs all of its processors for its iOS devices, though the manufacturing and fabrication is outsourced to other companies, like Samsung or TSMC. However, that could change in the future as Apple just purchased what used to be a semiconductor manufacturing plant. The building measures in at …

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Qualcomm begins showing off the Snapdragon 820

Qualcomm has officially began showing off the Snapdragon 820 SoC, which will likely appear in many of next year's flagship Android smartphones. The chip succeeds from the Snapdragon 810, which was criticised for its poor heat management and power draw. This time around, Qualcomm has focussed on this area a …

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