Computer

The Apple T2 chip in the latest MacBook Pros offer a deeper level of security

Apple surprised customers with a sudden (but expected) hardware refresh of its 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros without an on-stage introduction. The updated models include the T2 security chip first introduced in 2017’s iMac Pro providing a secure boot, encrypted storage, live “Hey Siri” commands, and more. “The Apple T2 chip includes a Secure Enclave coprocessor […]

Gears & Gadgets

More details leak on “Snapdragon 1000,” Qualcomm’s chip for Windows 10 laptops

Enlarge Qualcomm Details of the SDM1000, tentatively named Snapdragon 1000, a new Qualcomm chip built for Windows 10 laptops, have started to trickle out. Microsoft’s development of Windows 10 for ARM has seen the company partner with chip company Qualcomm. The first Windows 10 on ARM machines use the Snapdragon 835 processor, with designs based […]

Emerging Tech

Tiny injectable chip could be used for long-term alcohol monitoring

University of California San Diego Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a tiny ultra-low power biosensor that’s designed to be injected into the body for continuous alcohol monitoring. Unlike the wearable alcohol monitors we’ve previously covered at Digital Trends, which let drinkers know if they’re over the legal alcohol limit on […]