Intel failed to tell regulator about chip flaws
Published in Processors


Need to know only US-CERT

Chipzilla is in hot water for forgetting to tell US cybersecurity officials about the Meltdown and Spectre chip security flaws until they leaked to the public.

Intel 5G PCs ready in 2019
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 23 February 2018 11:23

Intel 5G PCs ready in 2019


Intel, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft have plans

Intel and its PC sums are already thinking about rolling out 5G-equipped PCs late in 2019.

Chipzilla has a new patch out
Published in Processors
Thursday, 22 February 2018 11:53

Chipzilla has a new patch out


Hopes to exorcise the spectre in the machine

Chipzilla has announced the availability of a new "microcode solution" to the Spectre vulnerability. The updated firmware applies to 6th, 7th and 8th Generation Intel Core devices.

Intel 10nm notebook part with Gen 11 graphics spotted
Published in Graphics


Ice Lake U with 48 CUs

Intel is soon to release its 8th generation Coffee Lake H processors for notebooks but according to a recently leaked roadmap, there is still no sign of 10nm processors. The Ice Lake U, a 10nm notebook part might come with significantly improved graphics, but it is coming in the uncertain future.

Intel's new GPU is more of a show off
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 11:49

Intel's new GPU is more of a show off


No plans to make an actual product

The tech press became rather excited last week when Intel started showing off a new GPU with some even claiming it would change the industry.  It turns out that Intel has no real interest in changing the industry for now.

Some new Coffee Lake SKUs show up in stores
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 01:45

Some new Coffee Lake SKUs show up in stores


Pentium, Celeron, and non-K Core i5 and Core i3

As expected, Intel has expanded its Coffee Lake lineup with new SKUs and some retailers/e-tailers have already started selling some of those chips, including non-K Core i3 and Core i5 SKUs, as well as budget-oriented Pentium and Celeron SKUs.

Intel sued 32 times over flaws
Published in Processors
Monday, 19 February 2018 11:59

Intel sued 32 times over flaws


Spectre and Meltdown attracts lawyers like flies

Chipzilla has said that shareholders and customers had filed 32 class action lawsuits against the company in connection with recently-disclosed security flaws in its microchips.

Gigabyte hints Coffee Lake-H notebooks coming in March
Published in Processors


Confirms leaked slides for Q2 launch

Those looking to upgrade to a notebook that packs a bit more punch might be in luck as Gigabyte has hinted that Coffee Lake-H CPUs might come by the end of March, which is pretty much in line with the recently leaked slides.

Intel adds eight Coffee Lake chips to line up
Published in Processors
Thursday, 08 February 2018 12:08

Intel adds eight Coffee Lake chips to line up


Previously unannounced

Intel has recently added eight unannounced desktop Coffee Lake processors to its MDDS database.

Intel has another go at patches
Published in News
Thursday, 08 February 2018 11:58

Intel has another go at patches


But is still working on more 

Intel is still working on updates that close the hole in the bulk of its chips and has released microcode updates for Skylake-based chips to its industry partners.