Atom server chips might be toast
Published in Processors


Intel is walking away like Craig David

The dark satanic rumour mill is suggesting that Intel is about to kill off its Atom’s for server programme.

Intel Apollo Lakes are 30 percent faster than Braswell
Published in Notebooks


Goldmont 14nm will bring fast Atom notebooks in 2H16

Intel has not given up on its power saving roadmap even if it will not produce any more phone SoCs. In fact its Apollo Lake notebook platform can bring up to 30 percent better performance. 

Intel’s Apollo Lake may improve low-end PCs
Published in Processors


Budget without so many compromises

Intel has been showing off its new Apollo Lake chips, and if the outfit is correct it could shake up the lower-end PC market.

Intel shows Android smartphone running a Linux desktop
Published in Mobiles


"Big Screen Experience"


One of the things we spotted at the Mobile World Congress 2016 was a demo run by Intel of an Android phone running a Linux desktop when plugged into an external display.

Intel upgrades Compute Stick with Core M CPUs
Published in News


Launches new Intel Atom Cherry Trail model as well 

At CES 2016 show in Las Vegas, Intel had quite a lot of new things to show, including a whole new line of Compute Stick devices powered by its latest Skylake-based Core M chips as well as a new entry-level Compute Stick based on Intel Cherry Trail Atom chip.

Mi Pad 2’sold out in minutes
Published in Mobiles


Underestimated demand

Xiaomi is kicking itself after it released its Mi Pad 2 in China and flogged its entire stock in a few minutes. It can only be that Xiaomi could have underestimated the demand of the device,

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.