Intel might have just killed Microsoft’s mobile dreams
Published in Processors


Pulling out has left Redmond high and dry

Intel pulling out of the mobile business has left Microsoft’s mobile dreams in trouble.

Intel Core i7 7700K 'Kaby Lake' CPU benchmarks leaked
Published in News


3.60GHz chip (4.2GHz Turbo) with 24 graphics units, same as Core i7 6700K

On Monday, a SiSoft benchmarking software leak revealed some performance numbers for Intel’s upcoming Core i7 7700K CPU, based on third-generation 14nm Kaby Lake architecture.

HP releases new Pavilion x360 range
Published in Notebooks


Do not break the bank

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP announced a series of new laptops for the back-to-school market or anyone who is looking for a two-in-one that won't hurt the bank balance.

Intel scraps Broxton
Published in Processors


Also kills off SoFIA mobile SoCs

Intel has scrapped development of the Broxton Atom processor family. For those who came in late, this was the chip which was supposed to put Intel into high-end smartphones and tablets.

MSI unveils two new motherboards for Xeon E3-1200 v5 CPUs
Published in Motherboards


The E3 Krait Gaming V5 and the E3M Workstation V5

MSI has announced two new motherboards based on Intel's C232 chipset and aimed to be used with Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 CPUs with support for ECC DDR4 RAM, the E3 Krait Gaming V5 and the E3M Workstation V5.

Intel wants to replace headphone jack with USB-C
Published in News


Hit the road jack

Chipzilla has called for the standard 3.5mm headphone jack to be dropped in favor of connections like USB-C.

Intel convinces Mobile boss to stay
Published in Mobiles


Modem conspiracy theories quashed

Aicha Evans, the head of Intel's wireless group has been convinced to remain part of Chipzilla after announcing she was going to quit a week ago.

Qualcomm flogs fewer chips
Published in Processors


Falling 13-22 percent to 175-195 million

Qualcomm predicted a third-quarter profit below analysts estimates as it expects to ship fewer chips, including those for smartphones, its biggest business.

Thunderbolt SSD could be the next big thing
Published in News


High capacity storage key to multi-media

As UHD tellies promise that huge amounts of data will need to be shifted the question of how to do it fast enough is being answered by a new generation of SSDs based around Thunderbolt.

Intel's results not that bad
Published in News


But writing on the wall

Despite having to lay off 12,000 employees, Intel's first quarter results aren’t all that bad, but the writing is on the wall for the outfit which is going to have pull finger if it is not going to suffer more.