Could Samsung be the new Intel?
Published in Processors


Better than being the new Apple

Samsung is not doing that well in smartphones. To be fair, no one is, but Samsung has the ability to become something much more interesting – it could replace AMD as Intel's rival.

AMD flogs Intel friendly DDR4 memory
Published in News


They don't work on AMD platforms of course

AMD has started selling Radeon DDR4 memory modules which only work on Intel Z170 chipsets and derivatives.

Microsoft buys Havoc from Intel
Published in Games


Game expansion coming

Software giant Microsoft has bought Intel's video game engine company Havoc as what is being seen as a development of its games empire.

Cannonlake moves Intel from quad-core
Published in Processors


Intel engineer spills the beans

Intel's next-generation Cannonlake consumer-targeted processors could be the chip to leap from quad-core designs for the great unwashed.

LG releases slim laptops
Published in Notebooks
29 September 2015

LG releases slim laptops


LG Gram

LG Electronics USA has released a line of premium lightweight laptops in the Land of the Free to show off Intel and Microsoft's latest products.

Intel lays off staff at Wind River
Published in Processors


Embedded chips software downsized

Chipzilla has been handing out p45s and pink slips to some of its more experienced software staff at Wind River.

Intel slowed PC sales to increase Skylake's price
Published in Processors


Things Chipzilla can do while AMD naps

Chipzilla might have caused slow PC sales at the beginning of the year to boost the price of its Skylake chips later.

Intel roadmap for Xeons leaked
Published in Processors


Movement on the server front over the next two quarters

While the focus has been on Intel's Skylake it appears that Chipzilla has not forgotten its server products.

Intel admits that skipping Broadwell was a mistake
Published in Processors


We might have harmed desktop demand

Chipzilla has admitted that by skipping Broadwell for the desktop, it may have harmed desktop chip demand.

Broadwell unwell?
Published in Processors
11 September 2015

Broadwell unwell?


It is like waiting for Godot


The last month has all been about Intel's Skylake, but one thing that we have noticed is that Skylake's desktop predecessor, Broadwell has vanished.