Microsoft faces Surface tablet delays
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 11:13

Microsoft faces Surface tablet delays


Skylake’s fault

Just when Microsoft has a product that is duffing up Apple, it is suffering from supply problems caused by Intel.

Some Intel Skylake CPUs become a part of "Bendgate"
Published in Processors


Thinner substrate to blame 

It appears that some Intel Skylake CPUs have now become a part of the new "Bendgate" and can get damaged by pressure from some air coolers, possibly due to a thinner substrate compared to previous generation CPUs.

Intel to push entry-level PC chips
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 11:25

Intel to push entry-level PC chips


Praying to Apollo to save the PC


Intel is planning to mass produce its next-generation Apollo Lake-based processors in June 2016 in a bit to kick-start the low-end PC market.

Intel x5-Z8300 Atom can handle 4GB of Ram
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 10:56

Intel x5-Z8300 Atom can handle 4GB of Ram


2MB limit is a myth


Low-cost tablets and telly boxes which use Intel’s Atom x5-Z8300 processor have 2GB of RAM on the basis that the cheap and cheerful Cherry Trail is the lowest spec out there.

Intel reveals 2016 tablet roadmap
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 27 November 2015 10:59

Intel reveals 2016 tablet roadmap


Partners leak a copy


Chipzilla has revealed its 2016 roadmap for tablet-use processors to its partners who quickly leaked it to the media.

Intel loses LG’s Nuclun 2 to TSMC
Published in Processors
Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:21

Intel loses LG’s Nuclun 2 to TSMC


Low production capacity

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Intel will not be getting the work for LG’s Nuclun 2 because it lacks the production capacity.

Asus gives Zenbook UX305 a Skylake Core M CPU
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 26 November 2015 10:31

Asus gives Zenbook UX305 a Skylake Core M CPU


Plenty to offer for US $699

Asus' Zenbook UX305 has been a decent Ultrabook even when it was paired up with a Broadwell CPU, but now Asus has made it even better by upgrading it with a Skylake Core m3 CPU without raising the price.

Intel catching up with Moore’s Law again
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:54

Intel catching up with Moore’s Law again


Bill Holt's pledge


Intel has admitted that it has fallen behind Moore's law, at least temporarily but thinks it will catch up soon.

Apple takes over Star Wars company
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 12:37

Apple takes over Star Wars company


Yoda makers join the dark side

Fruity Cargo cult Apple has forced the Swiss company behind the face capture for Star Wars to join the dark side.

Sony denies working on its own chips
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 11:04

Sony denies working on its own chips


And we are not selling our mobile division either

Sony has been at the centre of a few rumours lately and it appears that Sony Corporation President and CEO Kazuo Hirai has had to go on record with a fairly big list of denials.