Intel looks to tunnelling transistors and spintronics
Published in Processors


Who needs speed?


Chipzilla is looking at tunnelling transistors and spintronics and slowly rejecting the need for speed.

Intel pays men and women the same
Published in News


Just does not hire as many

Intel is unusual in the tech industry in that it does not discriminate against women when it comes to salaries.

Altera deal might bite Chipzilla
Published in Processors


Analyst warns

Technology analyst Ashraf Eassa is getting a little worried about Intel’s $16.7 billion Altera deal which he thinks could end up being a huge flop.

Intel ships faster clocked Skylakes
Published in Processors


Higher performance laptops coming

Chipzilla has added new Core i7 Skylake (and mobile Xeon) models to its CPU price list, which should be coming to a PC near you soon.

AMD will not go bust this year
Published in News


Waiting for Zen might be cunning

Last year, Kerrisdale Capital Investment warned that AMD would go bankrupt by 2020 and with Zen not appearing until the end of this year we were slightly concerned that the outfit did not have enough to survive what will be a dismal year.

Arctic launches Alpine M1 passive CPU cooler
Published in News


For Intel LGA 115x CPUs with up to 47W TDP

Arctic has rather silently launched its new Alpine M1 passive CPU cooler designed to be used with Intel LGA 115x CPUs with TDP of up to 47W.

Intel’s roadmap has three families on 10nm
Published in Processors


Rumours starting to firm up


It is starting to look like the rumours Chipzilla is planning to launch three processor families manufactured on the 10nm process node are proving true.

Jaguarboard creates x86 hobbyboard
Published in Processors


Armless IoT 


A kickstarter campaign has started for an Atom based IoT board to allow people to come up with x86 projects.

Qualcomm does ARM server deal with Chinese
Published in Processors


Working with the government to build ARM server chips


Qualcomm is setting up a server chipset design and sales unit with a provincial government in China.

The next generation 4-inch iPhone C on video
Published in Mobiles


Full metal jacket 


While most Apple iPhone rumours are ten a penny, our sources are confident that the next generation 4-inch iPhone lets call it iPhone 6C (7C) is getting an Intel 4G / LTE modem.