Intel Skulltrail NUC happening
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 14 January 2016 11:30

Intel Skulltrail NUC happening


i7 Extreme edition with decent graphics

Last week we got to see the updated 2016 incarnations of Intel’s NUC (Next Unit of Computing) small PCs and heard Chipzilla pitch its Skulltrail based Core i7 product .

Gigabyte issues Xeon D-1500 motherboards
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 14:21

Gigabyte issues Xeon D-1500 motherboards


Mini ITX

Motherboard maker Gigabyte has released a new line of server motherboards based on the Intel Xeon D-1500 product family.

Intel claims most don’t need a GPU
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:25

Intel claims most don’t need a GPU


Integrated graphics have nearly  caught up

Chipzilla claims that casual or mainstream gamers no longer need a discrete graphics card, because integrated graphics have nearly caught up.

Intel upgrades Compute Stick with Core M CPUs
Published in News


Launches new Intel Atom Cherry Trail model as well 

At CES 2016 show in Las Vegas, Intel had quite a lot of new things to show, including a whole new line of Compute Stick devices powered by its latest Skylake-based Core M chips as well as a new entry-level Compute Stick based on Intel Cherry Trail Atom chip.

Intel peddles Curie chips again
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 January 2016 12:36

Intel peddles Curie chips again


Putting some spice into the Internet of Things

Chipzilla has been telling anyone who will listen at the CES show that the Internet of Stuff is happening and it will all be happening using its Curie chip.

Amazon sells its own brand of chips
Published in Processors
Thursday, 07 January 2016 12:06

Amazon sells its own brand of chips


Right to bare ARMS

Online book seller Amazon is selling its own brand of ARM-based computer chips.

Cherry Trail VOYO A1 Plus notebook reviewed
Published in Reviews
Friday, 08 January 2016 10:54

Cherry Trail VOYO A1 Plus notebook reviewed

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.

Intel gives Xiaomi a special deal
Published in Processors
Monday, 04 January 2016 11:02

Intel gives Xiaomi a special deal


Atom in every tablet

Chipzilla is giving Xiaomi a free processor to install in its tablets as part of its sales push.

Intel 14nm Skylake CPU yields reportedly improving
Published in News


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.

Mi Pad 2’sold out in minutes
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 30 December 2015 14:35

Mi Pad 2’sold out in minutes


Underestimated demand

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,