CFO upbeat on PC vs. tablet front
Intel CFO Stacy Smith expects the PC to continue rebounding versus tablets in 2016 and says an Intel partner is being set up to be a major force in the Chinese smartphone SoC market.
4K, Chrome video, VP9 and H.265 tweaks
Intel has a new graphics driver for Haswell and Broadwell parts and it should bring a number of new features and improvements, especially for home theatre users.
Core i3, Core i5 now Core i7 in Q2
Intel gained quite a bit of traction with its NUC series mini-PCs. NUC stands for Next Unit of Computing and is in reality a small barebone PC with a lot of performance in top-end SKUs. The new series should be available in etail and retail in February, slightly later than what we originaly reported.
Next-generation Atom architecture
In addition to the 14nm Broadwell-U notebook chips announced earlier, Intel has also announced that it has started shipping 14nm Cherry Trail Atom architecture tablet chips to customers.
Bringing 14nm to the masses
Intel’s Broadwell has been in the works for quite some time and the Core M series is about to be reinforced by mainstream notebook parts.
Reasonably priced Broadwell
$699.99 Broadwell tablet
HP Envy 13 j000ng x2 has Core M costs €799
Thinner, lighter and with Core M Broadwell CPU
5th generation Core in 14nm