New software technique gives IoT devices an extra 20dB signal range
This week on stage at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, chip giant Intel will focus its efforts on announcing new developments in the realm of fifth-generation (5G) LTE networks. The focus comes just days after the company showed the results of a low-power wide area (LPWA) field test for IoT devices in collaboration with Orange S.A (formerly France Télécom S.A) and Ericsson.
Despite rumours of delay
Chipzilla has said that a job advert which implied that it would not be using the 10nm process for two years was inaccurate and confirmed that it is on track for a 2017 release.
Thanks to Micron 3D NAND
Chipzilla is offering a 10TB SSD, thanks to Micron's 3D NAND flash.
Full hard launch
The Khronos Group has now officially released the Vulkan 1.0 API, including all the specifications, conformance tests, SDKs and all other resources.
Ga-ga-ooh-la-la! Want your bad romance
Intel has teamed up with the woman who bought the world a steak dress, perhaps hoping to create steak and chips.
Will cost you $999
An auction for Intel's new Broadwell-EP ES 18-core Xeon CPU hits eBay for $999 even if it had not been officially released.
Seven new SoCs
Intel has refreshed its new Braswell lineup with seven more SoCs
Transistor performance lagging
The naming game for the next generation of chipmaking actually covers up the fact that Intel is probably not ahead of the foundries in terms of transistor performance.
Shackled, overpriced by OEM ball and chain
AMD’s hopes that its Carrizo might boost performance are being stuffed up by its OEM partners crippling the chip and over-pricing products made with it.
Stop it now, it is too damn useful
There have been rumours that Chipzilla was leaning on motherboard vendors to pull overclocking of non-K Skylake processor capabilities from their feature lists. Now it is starting to look like it is true.