Review: Lenovo Yoga lookalike on a budget
A couple of months ago, Asian tech sites started talking about a new trend among Chinese tablet manufacturers. Since the tablet market was overheating, manufacturers were looking beyond tablets to ensure growth. Intel’s new 14nm processors were just what they were looking for, as they enabled them to start building inexpensive ultraportable notebooks. Many of them are marketed as “ultrabooks” but unlike proper Ultrabooks, they’re not based on “big core” processors.
Atom in every tablet
Chipzilla is giving Xiaomi a free processor to install in its tablets as part of its sales push.
Retailers continue to sell out quickly
A recent report by the folks at The Motley Fool suggests that Intel finally seems to have things under control for its high-end 14-nanometer Skylake desktop parts with improving yields and more stock on retail shelves.
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,
Optane is coming
Analysts working for the divination deparment of analyst outfit Trendforce are convinced that Intel is to shake up the SSD market with its next next-generation SSD memory products in the third quarter of 2016.
All your FPGA are belong to us
Chipzilla has formally announed that it has completed the acquisition of Altera, a provider of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology in a deal which cost it $16.7 billion.
Server chipset designed for gamers
Asus has announced its new gaming-grade E3 Pro Gaming V5 motheboard based on Intel's C232 Express chipset as well as Asus exclusive gaming features.
Free the Skylake cores
MSI has issued a BIOS update for its motherboards which will allow users to overclock Skylake based locked Core i5, Core i3 or even Pentium processors.
Hidden yield issues
Skylake has been on the market for four months but if you try to buy enthusiast-grade Core i7 6700K and Core i5 6600K processors you will have trouble.
Small M-series ZBOX with quad-core Core i5-6400T CPU
Zotac has announced its newest ZBOX mini-PCs which will be a part of the M-series, the Zotac ZBOX MI551 with Intel Core i5-6400T Skylake CPU.