Atom server chips might be toast
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 June 2016 14:30

Atom server chips might be toast


Intel is walking away like Craig David

The dark satanic rumour mill is suggesting that Intel is about to kill off its Atom’s for server programme.

Microsoft to delay Surface Pro 5
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 15:18

Microsoft to delay Surface Pro 5


Wants to get Kaby Lake

It is beginning to look like the technology industry has written off 2016 as an annus horribilis and is only thinking about 2017. Microsoft has decided to delay its Surface Pro 5 from late 2016 to 2017 possibly so that it is not cursed.

Inventory issues as Intel and AMD delay CPU releases
Published in Processors


New platforms not until January

We have been expecting Intel and AMD to release their new generation CPU’s by the end of the year, but now it looks like we will not see them until Janaury.

Intel’s HPC man clears out his desk
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 14:58

Intel’s HPC man clears out his desk


Takes early retirement

Intel's HPC director James Reinders is cleaning out his desk and Intel after 27 years.

Chipzilla pulls the plug on wireless charging project
Published in Notebooks


So much for a world without wires

Intel appears to have given up on its wireless world project, which was based around its Core M chip.

Intel Apollo Lakes are 30 percent faster than Braswell
Published in Notebooks


Goldmont 14nm will bring fast Atom notebooks in 2H16

Intel has not given up on its power saving roadmap even if it will not produce any more phone SoCs. In fact its Apollo Lake notebook platform can bring up to 30 percent better performance. 

Intel does not think you need a GPU for HPC
Published in Graphics


Nvidia is losing ground to the coprocessor

Nvidia might have scored a few wins by touting its GPU’s in the HPC market, but it is starting to lose ground to the co-processor, according to Intel’s Diane Bryant.

Server market slumps
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 13:45

Server market slumps


3.6 per cent less than last year

Beancounters working for IDC have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide server market is experienced a year-on-year revenue slump of 3.6 percent in the first quarter.

Intel strikes lucky with Thunderbolt at last
Published in Network


Thanks to USB type C

After years of Intel failing to convincing people that Thunderbolt has a use, the tech finally appears to be taking off.

Intel announces Apollo Lake
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 10:39

Intel announces Apollo Lake

And Kaby Lake 7th-generation Core processors as well

Intel’s Navin Shenoy a corporate vice president and general manager for the Client Computing Group (CCG) has just announced the 7th generation Core architecture here at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan.