Intel announces it won't be patching Spectre vulnerabilities in older chips

Intel announces it won't be patching Spectre vulnerabilities in older chips”

The reason why Intel won't be patching the Spectre and meltdown exploits in specific Intel chips is that of three reasons which are as follows. You have to wonder how many motherboard makers would've bothered creating BIOSes for ancient CPUs even if Intel released new microcode.

The initiative, code named Kalamata, comes as part of a larger strategy to make all of Apple's devices work more similarly and seamlessly together.

According to the Bloomberg report, Intel gets roughly 5% of its annual revenue from Apple.

If Apple were to go ahead with this project, it would be a defining moment for the company.

The monstrous six-core Intel Core i9-8950HK offers double the processing speeds when compared to previous generation mobile Core i7s. Apple announced that it has slowly been integrating different operative systems to iPhones and iPads in order to slowly separate the classical Intel processed hardware from the purely Apple designed one. The new processor will be offering nearly double the performance for most games, but more importantly, it will offer 59 percent faster processing speeds for editing 4K videos on applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro.

Experts put forth their views regarding the tech giant's decision stating that it would help Apple to introduce and embed new features in its products more rapidly.

Apple may also bring iOS apps to the Mac, a move that could happen as soon as later this year. It might be possible that the Windows fan will want a longer battery life that might veer towards the current launches of ARM-based machines, games and content creators, working on VR and video might hold on to purchasing the newly launched devices until the i9 processor shows on the specifications. The company is also planning to add this chip to new Mac laptops this year. The chip maker now also makes modem chips for iPhones models that need to connect to cellular networks to make calls.

Meltdown and Spectre are related vulnerabilities in how CPUs handle data cache timing, with the Spectre flaws known as variant 1 and variant 2, and Meltdown as variant 3.

First introduced on desktops only, 8 Gen Intel Core i9 processor is the ultimate internal hardware required to power the laptop and give the highest level output. This could definitely bring down the domination that the chip maker now enjoys.

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