Wall Street analyst says Intel chip better than Zen
Published in Processors


Cue the hate

A Wall Street analyst, with no thought to his personal safety, has dared to question what AMD fans have been telling us for ages – Zen will bring about peace on earth, cure cancer and above all give Intel a good kicking.

Intel releases new HD Graphics package
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 08 September 2016 14:46

Intel releases new HD Graphics package


Adds unify colours

Chipzilla has released a new version of its HD Graphics package.

McAfee puts spanner into Intel’s sell off
Published in News
Thursday, 08 September 2016 14:04

McAfee puts spanner into Intel’s sell off


I didn’t sell you my name

Industry colourful character John McAfee might be getting ready to put a spanner in the works of Intel’s multi-billion dollar spin off of its security business.

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 16:39

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge


It’s the takeover tango - one more time

I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.

Moore’s Law ain’t dead claims AMD
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 14:39

Moore’s Law ain’t dead claims AMD


It’s just resting

AMD CTO, Mark Papermaster, has told the world+dog that despite claims to the contrary Moore’s Law is not dead, it is getting better, and be going Vroom any day now.

Intel buys Movidius
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 12:13

Intel buys Movidius

It's that vision thing

Chip giant Intel said it will buy Movidius, a company that specialises in VR headets, drones and robots.

Intel’s 7nm process delayed until 2022
Published in Processors
Monday, 05 September 2016 11:41

Intel’s 7nm process delayed until 2022


Changes in job adverts

Intel may have delayed the arrival of its 7 nm processing technology until 2022.

Intel ships notebook Kaby Lakes
Published in News
Monday, 05 September 2016 10:53

Intel ships notebook Kaby Lakes


Desktop CPUs by the end of the year

Intel has begun delivering its next-generation notebook-use Kaby Lake processors and will start shipping comparable desktop-use CPUs by the end of 2016.

Razer updates its Blade notebooks
Published in Notebooks
Saturday, 03 September 2016 00:33

Razer updates its Blade notebooks


Kaby Lake CPU and Pascal GPU

Razer said it has updated its Blade and Blade Stealth notebooks with some new and shiny hardware, including Intel's latest Kaby Lake CPUs and Nvidia Pascal-based GPUs, all in time to show them off at the  PAX show this weekend.

Minix thinks about new stuff
Published in News
Friday, 02 September 2016 19:34

Minix thinks about new stuff


With Intel Cherry Trail SoC and Windows 10 OS

Minix has announced its newest mini-PC that should offer premium Windows 10 experience on Intel's Cherry Trail, all packed in a fanless mini-PC chassis, the Minix NEO Z83-4.