And Finally… – Vol 22 No 26

Ever felt that your flagship smartphone just wasn’t powerful enough? Do you crave more cores, to the detriment of every other spec? Take a lesson from Intel’s lead engineer, François Piednoel. At a benchmarking session at Computex, he turned over an Asus Zenfone to reveal…a 61-core Xeon server processor, strapped to the back. Yes folks – it’s the world’s first 65-core smartphone! Take that, Mediatek.