Nvidia gets atomic
Published in Graphics
16 November 2015

Nvidia gets atomic

Models hundreds of atoms at once

Nvidia is claiming that its Tesla GPUs can speed up a key atom modelling software used by scientists of study the atomic level of materials.

Intel tweaks its Atoms
Published in Processors
06 November 2015

Intel tweaks its Atoms

Nothing nuclear

Chipmaker Intel has made a small update to its low-power Atom chip lineup.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 reviewed in Teclast X98 Pro tablet
Published in Reviews

Review: Beefed up GPU trumps Bay Trail

It’s been almost two years since we reviewed our first device based on Intel’s Bay Trail Atom System-on-Chop (SoC). Obviously, it’s time for a refresh, and it comes in the form of the eagerly anticipated Cherry Trail platform. To be more precise, Atom x5- and x7-series parts, codenamed Cherryview, are the new 14nm chips, while x3 branding is reserved for SoFIA chips.

Cherry Trail ends up in $99 tablets
Published in Notebooks

That was fast

Intel’s new 14nm Atoms have already made their way to commoditised tablets, and the entry level Atom x5-Z8300 will power $99 tablets. 

Minix Z series with Pentium 3700 pictured
Published in News

Fanless Baswell with 256GB SSD

Our friends at Minix have shared a big update to their product line with us and showed us a few pictures of Minix Z series mini PC based Intel Braswell SoC. 

Rumours suggest a Zenphone Atom snub
Published in Mobiles

Snapdragon bites back

When Asus hit the headlines by announcing that it was going to be the first to run 4 GB of RAM; in a smartphone, it was believed that Intel wold be celebrating too.

Dell has a new venue tablet
Published in Notebooks

Atom Z3580 processor on board

Dell has launched a new Venue 10 7000 tablet, which will be available starting May in Canada, China, and the US.

Intel SoFIA Atom products coming this quarter
Published in Processors

Going after cheap Chinese handsets

Intel’s first SoFIA smartphone SoCs will start shipping this quarter, with cheap smartphones based on Atom x3 silicon coming shortly thereafter.

Microsoft Surface 3 uses real Windows 8.1
Published in Mobiles

RIP Windows RT

WOA was the big, sexy codename for Windows on Arm and many makers of ARM based processors were really excited about this one. However, WOA quickly turned into woe. 

Intel rebranding Atom processors in Core-like fashion
Published in Processors

Atom x3, x5 and x7

Intel has announced plans to rebrand Atom processors, giving the whole line-up a new naming scheme similar to Core series CPUs.