Apple may integrate new custom ARM cores into future Macs, but x86 swap still unlikely

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Apple may be working on a new low-power chip to offload standby mode to an ARM core instead of an Intel one. Is this a sign that the company is prepping a wholesale shift away from x86? We discuss the likelihood and the difficulty of such a move.

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Microsoft’s new rendering research could bring better visuals to Xbox One, mobile devices

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Microsoft has released a new paper that illustrates how the cloud offload rendering platform it talked about for Xbox One could actually be deployed in reality. Could we see a shipping solution use this tech during the Xbox One’s lifetime?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/206378-microsofts-new-rendering-research-could-bring-better-visuals-to-xbox-one-mobile-devices

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