Huawei getting into the PC business
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 13:06

Huawei getting into the PC business


Just as everyone else is getting out

Huawei is making an interesting move by getting into the PC business just as everyone else has had enough.

Snapdragon 617 SoC gets Continuum
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:28

Snapdragon 617 SoC gets Continuum


Great for Corporation phones

Microsoft’s Continuum feature now supports the mid-range Snapdragon 617 SoC which will make a range of mid-range phones more corporate friendly.

Intel releases security on a chip features
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:18

Intel releases security on a chip features


Stop tricky emails

Intel has announced a chip technology that the company said was designed to foil hackers who use fake emails to trick employees into revealing their usernames and passwords.

Zen not arriving until the end of the Year
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:49

Zen not arriving until the end of the Year


And only at the high end

While AMD fanboys expect Zen to arrive and cause Intel to immediately surrender its stonking market lead, it seems that it will not be saving the company’s bacon until next year.

MSI unfreezes Skylake
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 14:48

MSI unfreezes Skylake


So no skating

MSI has issued a BIOS update for its Skylake boards after an embarrassing flaw was spotted in Intel’s latest chip last week.

Dell pushes Inspirons on gamers
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 15 January 2016 11:38

Dell pushes Inspirons on gamers


A Dell is not just for business


Grey tin box shifter Michael Dell is trying to convince gamers that its normally dull business machines are exactly the sort of thing they want.

Intel disappoints Wall Street wows others
Published in News
Friday, 15 January 2016 11:00

Intel disappoints Wall Street wows others


Jury is still out if it will have a good 2016

Chipzilla reported strong quarterly profit but the news was overshadowed by concerns about slowing revenue growth in its highly profitable data centre business.

Intel escaping from PC Hell
Published in News
Thursday, 14 January 2016 12:55

Intel escaping from PC Hell


Tonight's results will prove it

Chipzilla has had a rough time of it over recent years mostly for missing the mobile revolution, but tonight’s results should show that the outfit has managed to change.

Intel Skulltrail NUC happening
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 14 January 2016 11:30

Intel Skulltrail NUC happening


i7 Extreme edition with decent graphics

Last week we got to see the updated 2016 incarnations of Intel’s NUC (Next Unit of Computing) small PCs and heard Chipzilla pitch its Skulltrail based Core i7 product .

Gigabyte issues Xeon D-1500 motherboards
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 14:21

Gigabyte issues Xeon D-1500 motherboards


Mini ITX

Motherboard maker Gigabyte has released a new line of server motherboards based on the Intel Xeon D-1500 product family.