Intel's Swift Canyon NUC spotted at IDF 2015
Published in News
Thursday, 20 August 2015 16:36

Intel's Swift Canyon NUC spotted at IDF 2015


Skylake-U CPU and DDR4 memory

While we already had a chance to see some slides suggesting that Intel is preparing Skylake-U based NUCs for the second half of the year, one such Switft Canyon NUC has been spotted at IDF 2015, running Skylake-U CPU and DDR4 memory.

China presses ahead with glorious five year  tech plan
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US tech companies nervy

The Chinese government is set to hack off the US government by working on a set of banking cyber security regulations.

Skylake notebooks will appear in September
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 21:02

Skylake notebooks will appear in September


But Intel is still saying nothing

At IDF 2015, HP, Dell, Lenovo and others are showing us what is the latest and greatest in tablets, notebooks and "two in ones", but Intel seems to be keeping itself on the sidelines.

3DXpoint memory pitched to big data DIMM
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Wednesday, 19 August 2015 20:55

3DXpoint memory pitched to big data DIMM


IDF  2015: 3Dxpoint memory will be DIMM

Intel's Queen of Big Data has just announced that the first 3D Xpoint based memory will be in the DIMM modules.

Intel announces Optane brand at IDF 2015
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 16:31

Intel announces Optane brand at IDF 2015


For 3D XPoint memory technology

During IDF 2015, Intel has announced its newest Optane brand, which will include SSDs based on 3D XPoint memory, co-developed with Micron and announced back in July this year.

Intel didn’t talk about future roadmap or 10nm
Published in Processors


IDF 2015:  It is all about the Internet of Things 

Intel CEO Bryan Krzanich told the Developer Forum 2015 a lot about the Internet of Things, RealSense phone, the Razer RealSense camera but didn’t mention Skylake or 10nm.

Intel makes Skylake notebook wake up with voice
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IDF 2015: Intel develops PC that wakes up when you talk to it

Intel has just developed wake up on voice technology and showed it off at the Intel Developer Forum.

Intel’s Skylake is creating a mess in the channel
Published in Processors


A lot of controversial messaging

There is no doubt that Skylake is rather impressive architecture with a huge focus on mobile. At the same time, the Skylake Core i7 6700K desktop part seems to be the most disconnected product launch Intel did in the last few years.

GPU shipments down 11 per cent
Published in Graphics
Monday, 17 August 2015 18:04

GPU shipments down 11 per cent


Suppliers need to sell less to make money

Nvidia had good quarter thanks to selling plenty of desktop-based Geforce cards, but the overall market has dropped 11 percent from the last quarter.

Skylake shortage
Published in Processors
Monday, 17 August 2015 12:11

Skylake shortage


Intel knocks in an own goal

While Chipzilla was banking on its Skylake chip to sort out its bottom line, it appears that it forgot to make nearly enough.