Microsoft's Hololens headset's Atomic secrets
Published in Wearables


HPU is pretty powerful


Software King of the World, Microsoft, has managed to keep what is under the bonnet of its Hololens pretty secret, but not it appears ready to spill the beans.

Intel concentrates on 5G's backend
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 August 2016 14:02

Intel concentrates on 5G's backend


Never mind the front, lets look at the back

Fresh after scoring a reasonably sized contract for the iPhone, Intel is getting more excited about its mobile business and is talking about its 5G plans.

Kaby Lake motherboards to arrive in Autumn
Published in Motherboards


Colorful plans them for October

Kaby Lake products are expected to start arriving in October.

Intel develops Euclid Robot module
Published in News
Monday, 22 August 2016 12:09

Intel develops Euclid Robot module


Tinman runs on a quad core Atom

Chipzilla showed off its “Euclid” robotics compute module at the Intel Developer Conference in San Francisco a little while ago.

Intel Kaby Lake mainstream CPU lineup revealed
Published in Processors


All quad-core parts with increased clockspeeds


Chinese tech website Coolaler posted an extensive list of Intel’s upcoming Kaby Lake desktop processors based on Socket LGA 1151 yesterday.

Apple might turn to Intel for foundry work
Published in Processors
Thursday, 18 August 2016 15:02

Apple might turn to Intel for foundry work


Keeping TSMC clean

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Intel is going to start making some of the fruity cargo cult Apple’s chipsets.

Intel trips the light fantastic
Published in News
Thursday, 18 August 2016 10:45

Intel trips the light fantastic


Photonic future on the dark side of the moon

Intel revealed to the Intel Developer Forum that it is launching silicon photonics, to enhance the use of optics for data centre traffic management.

Nvidia falls out with Intel
Published in Processors
Thursday, 18 August 2016 08:17

Nvidia falls out with Intel


Says it is a cheat

The girls and boys at Nvidia - it’s fair to say - really dislike Intel. Considering it neutrally we consider both firms are not the epitome of wisdom. But today Nvidia levelled accusatory stuff at Chipzilla.

Intel to re-enter foundry business
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:31

Intel to re-enter foundry business

Deja vu

Chip giant Intel said at its Developer Forum in San Francisco that it will license ARM technology and offer smartphone makers the chance to make microprocessors using its 10 nanometer fabrication technique.

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:10

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase


Fastest growing companies

Beancounters working for IC Insights have added up their numbers and divided them by the age of their eldest child and reached the conclusion that MediaTek and AMD grew the most in the second quarter of 2016.