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.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 tablet goes to Intel
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 08:46

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 tablet goes to Intel


Atom X5 8500, 2GB RAM, eMMC, official

Xiaomi has just launched its all metal Mi Pad 2 that is more advanced than the original MiPad. 

Intel gets Qualcomm’s Renduchintala
Published in Processors
Monday, 23 November 2015 12:33

Intel gets Qualcomm’s Renduchintala


Expect something fabless

Chipzilla has announced that it has a new president Dr. Venkata "Murthy" Renduchintala which it appeared to have headhunted from Qualcomm.

Intel does not need PCs for growth
Published in Processors
Friday, 20 November 2015 10:44

Intel does not need PCs for growth


Predicts it can make its cash elsewhere


Intel said 2016 sales will climb in the "mid single-digit" percent range and said it didn’t need a buoyant personal-computer market to make piles of dosh.

Microsoft pulls Windows 10 support from Galileo
Published in Motherboards
Thursday, 19 November 2015 11:16

Microsoft pulls Windows 10 support from Galileo


Galileo Galileo Figaro.

Microsoft is pulling the support plug on Windows 10 IoT Core which was a key part of Intel’s low-cost Galileo boards.

Intel’s Kaby Lake slides leaked
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 11:19

Intel’s Kaby Lake slides leaked


Skylake successor will have increased Core performance

A Chinese website has got its paws on some Intel slides which talk about Skylake’s successor.

Samsung develops 10nm FinFET S-RAM
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 10:57

Samsung develops 10nm FinFET S-RAM


Ahead of Intel and TSMC

Samsung appears to have stolen a march on Intel and TSMC by coming up with a 10-nano FinFET processed S-RAM

Knights Landing Lands
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:06

Knights Landing Lands


14nm process with 3D Tri-Gate transistors

Intel has started sending out its Knight's Landing version of Xeon Phi and this one has a 72-core coprocessor solution manufactured on a 14nm process using shiny new 3D Tri-Gate transistors.

Beginning of a new Chip giant
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 10:17

Beginning of a new Chip giant


Tsinghua Unigroup's glorious five year plan

Move over Qualcomm there is a new chip giant in town and it will be number three in five years.