Intel shows Android smartphone running a Linux desktop
Published in Mobiles


"Big Screen Experience"


One of the things we spotted at the Mobile World Congress 2016 was a demo run by Intel of an Android phone running a Linux desktop when plugged into an external display.

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.

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,

Nvidia gets atomic
Published in Graphics
Monday, 16 November 2015 15:44

Nvidia gets atomic


Models hundreds of atoms at once

Nvidia is claiming that its Tesla GPUs can speed up a key atom modelling software used by scientists of study the atomic level of materials.

Intel tweaks its Atoms
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 November 2015 09:39

Intel tweaks its Atoms


Nothing nuclear


Chipmaker Intel has made a small update to its low-power Atom chip lineup.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 reviewed in Teclast X98 Pro tablet
Published in Reviews


Review: Beefed up GPU trumps Bay Trail

It’s been almost two years since we reviewed our first device based on Intel’s Bay Trail Atom System-on-Chop (SoC). Obviously, it’s time for a refresh, and it comes in the form of the eagerly anticipated Cherry Trail platform. To be more precise, Atom x5- and x7-series parts, codenamed Cherryview, are the new 14nm chips, while x3 branding is reserved for SoFIA chips.

Cherry Trail ends up in $99 tablets
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 19 October 2015 10:04

Cherry Trail ends up in $99 tablets


That was fast

Intel’s new 14nm Atoms have already made their way to commoditised tablets, and the entry level Atom x5-Z8300 will power $99 tablets. 

Minix Z series with Pentium 3700 pictured
Published in News
Friday, 28 August 2015 22:22

Minix Z series with Pentium 3700 pictured


Fanless Baswell with 256GB SSD

Our friends at Minix have shared a big update to their product line with us and showed us a few pictures of Minix Z series mini PC based Intel Braswell SoC. 

Rumours suggest a Zenphone Atom snub
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 04 May 2015 14:00

Rumours suggest a Zenphone Atom snub


Snapdragon bites back

When Asus hit the headlines by announcing that it was going to be the first to run 4 GB of RAM; in a smartphone, it was believed that Intel wold be celebrating too.

Dell has a new venue tablet
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 09 April 2015 12:52

Dell has a new venue tablet


Atom Z3580 processor on board

Dell has launched a new Venue 10 7000 tablet, which will be available starting May in Canada, China, and the US.