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Intel's new Braswell SoCs promise to be faster across the board while also consuming less power than Bay Trail. Manufactured using Intel's 14nm process, today we have the N3050 and N3700 for testing.
The fastest interface speed available to consumers meets the successor of the most familiar connector as Intel introduces Thunderbolt 3 with double the speed of Thunderbolt 2 paired with USB Type-C.
On stage at Computex, Intel unveiled ten new processor models, divided equally between mobile and desktop classes. All of the new chips feature Iris graphics and focus on media performance.
Intel, one of the largest chipmakers around, is buying one of its rivals, Altera. The latter was focused on specialized processors that are increasingly being used alongside traditional servers.
Who needs silicon when you have wood? Researchers in the United States and China have discovered a way to put their CPUs on wood, greatly reducing the material cost and chemicals within a CPU.
Until now, trying out the latest OS was a hassle but Microsoft has released some preview drivers for the Surface 3's Atom CPU, which make Windows 10 much more stable on the device.
This roundup covers a total of fourteen consumer SSDs that use either the SATA, PCI Express or M.2 interface. As always, we'll be looking at price vs. performance to see where each product stands.
In what might be a treasure trove of leaked information, or a very elaborate hoax, details on Intel's 6th generation desktop processors are now available, including photos of engineering samples.
We're cramming the upper echelon of gaming gear into a 32L chassis. With the hardware cost coming in at around $2,750 without a keyboard/mouse or monitor, this is an affair with no expenses spared.
The PiPO X7 has managed to simultaneously be both the most frustrating and most rewarding experience we've had with a mini PC. Check out our full review of the PiPO X7, the Windows 8.1 mini PC!
Intel's CEO showed off a new depth-sensing camera prototype that can be integrated into smartphones, allowing for numerous applications including biometric authentication via Windows Hello.
Intel's latest foray into the PC-on-a-stick market is finally available for pre-order. The device starts at $110 but that comes with Linux. A full Windows version will cost users around $150.
All three Intel Core families are based on the same architecture so where they really differ is in their number of cores/threads and cache size. We test how each performs in a range of applications.
Designed for enthusiasts and workstations, Intel SSD 750 Series' adoption of Non-Volatile Memory Express brings improved queuing and lower latency with a direct path from the storage to the CPU.
Earlier this year Dell announced the XPS 13 at CES and it generated a lot of buzz within the industry. There's no question that the Ultrabook looks great, but is it a good machine to actually own?
Intel and Micron unveiled a new 3D NAND technology, which will pave the way for SSDs as large as 10 terabytes and help drive prices down, giving Samsung some healthy competition.
Intel has announced its latest series of processors, the Atom x3, x5 and x7. The x3 will make its way to 20 OEMs this year and might just be integrated in Windows 10 phones, according to Intel.
China has dropped some of the big companies from its list of approved technology providers for use in government departments to reduce dependence on American technology.
The latest "Who writes Linux?" report from the Linux Foundation has revealed that Intel has leapfrogged Red Hat to become the top contributor to the Linux kernel development.
The adapter lets you wirelessly share the screen on a PC or phone with a larger monitor or TV. It's now on sale in South Africa and across Europe, and is heading to Australia and Asia next month.
While it has yet to be confirmed, there could be a delay in Intel's next CPU codenammed 'Skylake'. The new processor which was set to make its debut in Q2 of 2015 has now been delayed until August.
Just 12.3mm thick and weighing 1.2kg, the latest Ultrabook from ASUS features an Intel Core M processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD, and offers up to ten hours of battery life - not bad for $699.
The Dell XPS 13 was well received at CES this year. Check out our initial thoughts after spending a few hours with the ultrabook. Spoiler: The Infinity Screen is the best thing since sliced bread.
We're putting the AMD FX-8320E against Intel's Core i3-4360 and the slightly more expensive Core i5-4430 to see which processor offers the best value for budget builders.
PCs featuring AMD graphics cards have been reported to have driver compatibility issues with Windows 10 previews and now the company has assured that it is working on releasing a fix soon.
The 2014 ThinkPad Helix features largely the same feature set as its predecessor, but Lenovo claims it's now 15% slimmer and will last several hours longer on battery. It's also much cheaper.
An update for the Intel graphics driver on the Surface Pro 3 is now available and it fixes a number of bugs and playback issues that users were having when running Windows 10 on their machines.
Despite the company's reluctance to talk about what's inside the HoloLens, information has started to trickle out and according to a report, Microsoft's AR headset is powered by Intel chips.
The Environmental Protection Agency has released its most recent rankings for green energy consumption within the United States. Intel and Microsoft claim top spots.
Four tech giants once again try to resolve a class-action lawsuit by tech workers over employee mobility and compensation, after last year's rejected settlement of $324M.
Intel has managed to put a PC in a stick and is selling the low-end machine for $149.99; its specs are quite good for the price and appear to compare favorably with other entry-level machines.
'Open Bionics' is pioneering a movement that will bring prosthetic robotic hands utilizing 3D printing. Using a 3D printer, the prosthetic is now affordable and accessible.
Intel has imposed self-censorship on its bloggers in response to new Russian laws, which requires journalists and bloggers to register with the government and restricts what they publish.
Intel has just unveiled its latest generation of Core processors based on the Broadwell 14nm design. Alongside that, the company also showed off new Cherry Trail Atom CPUs for mobile devices.
Dell's striking Venue 8 7840 tablet is now on sale for $399, and includes an 8.4-inch Quad HD OLED, a 6.1mm-thick body, 8MP camera, 2.3GHz Intel Atom processor, 2GB RAM... oh, and Android 4.4 KitKat.
Despite recent uncertainty over the future of Google Glass, it seems that the company remains committed to its wearable device, as information has emerged on the next-generation model, due next year.
PC gamers can expect a crisper, more detailed world in Dragon Age: Inquisition, though precisely how crisp and detailed will depend on your setup.
Opening Ceremony and Intel have just unveiled details of their new luxury wearable. The wearable will retail for $495 USD and come with two years of AT&T service.
After a lawsuit was filed against both Intel and HP for manipulating Pentium 4 benchmark scores, the companies reached a settlement that resulted in a $15 cashback for those affected.
From Surface success and Fire failure, to the death of Nokia, OnePlus pre-orders, new Windows devices and the end of free Xbox Music, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Intel's HDMI stick that packs a CPU, RAM, wireless connectivity options and costs just over $100, has gone on sale on a Chinese retailer's website and can be shipped to most parts of the world.
Apple today unveiled a updated hardware for their Mac mini range. The new Mac mini's come with Intel Core i5 processors, up to 8GB of memory, Thunderbolt 2 and start from at $499
This is the fourth installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the invention of the transistor to modern day chips.
Microsoft's top of the line tablet, the Surface Pro 3, is using a chip that is now over a year old but with Broadwell chips right around the corner will the company include the new chips soon?
This is the third installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the transistor to modern day chips on our connected devices.
The Asrock Q2900-ITX ships with a Pentium J2900 on a Mini-ITX board for $104, pricing it straight against AMD's Kabini Athlon 5350 and aimed at people looking to build a fanless HTPC.
This is the second installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the transistor to modern day chips powering our connected devices.
Intel has released new drivers for the Surface Pro 3s with Intel HD 4400/5000 graphics chipsets that will boost performance up to 30% in some scenarios which is a dramatic improvement.
Intel used their presence at PAX Prime in Seattle, WA to reveal their new Haswell Extreme Edition CPU as well as two new unlocked Haswell CPUs. These chips are fast.