Intel hatches a new clutch of Xeons
Published in News


Based around Skylake-SP


Intel unveiled information regarding a new Xeon processor family, some of which use the Skylake-SP architecture.

Windows 10 feature extends battery life
Published in Notebooks


Per-app CPU throttling now available for beta testers

Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled a new operating system wide power savings feature for Windows 10 that claims to reduce notebook battery consumption by around 11 percent on devices equipped with Skylake and Kaby Lake processors.

Retail Kaby Lake CPU boxes pictured
Published in Processors


Nearly identical to Skylake ones

Picture of retail boxes for Intel's upcoming 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPUs have found its way online showing that Intel won't change much, at least when it comes to packaging.

More Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K benchmarks show up
Published in Processors


Decent overclocker but gets hot

Although Intel's 7th generation Core Kaby Lake desktop CPUs won't officially launch until January next year, during the last few days we have seen plenty of leaks, including detailed performance benchmarks as well as some overclocking results for the flagship Core i7-7700K SKU.

Xiaomi Notebook 12 is now €458.63
Published in Notebooks


$509.99 for 1.07 KG Skylake notebook

You've got to love "singles day" and even if you are not single, you will be able to enjoy many sale prices form shops such as Gearbest. 

New MacBooks are around the corner
Published in News


CPU upgrade

Apple is preparing to launch its updated versions of MacBooks and a new USB Type-C MagSafe-like charging, new CPUs and an OLED touch are the loudest of rumors. 

Asus releases Transformer 3, 3 Pro and Transformer Mini detachables
Published in Notebooks


Higher-priced model uses Skylake, lower-priced uses Kaby Lake

During a press event before the IFA tradeshow in Berlin this week (September 4th – 7th), Asus announced two  2-in-1 detachable notebooks that take direct aim at Microsoft’s Surface Pro lineup.

Axiomtek releases a Skylake fanless PC
Published in Notebooks


Ultra-low powered palm-sized

Axiomtek has released a new eBOX560-500-FL, which is an Intel Skylake-based fanless, palm-sized embedded system with a full-featured I/O interface.

Microsoft flip-flops on Skylake support again
Published in Processors


Should it stay or should it go?

Microsoft seems to be having trouble making up its mind about Skylake support for older versions of Windows.

Intel’s NUC roadmap leaked
Published in Notebooks


Two years worth of tiny PCs

Intel’s NUC consumer roadmap has leaked online showing that Chipzilla is seriously holding a torch for tiny PCs.