Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 tablet goes to Intel
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 08:46

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 tablet goes to Intel


Atom X5 8500, 2GB RAM, eMMC, official

Xiaomi has just launched its all metal Mi Pad 2 that is more advanced than the original MiPad. 

Intel gets Qualcomm’s Renduchintala
Published in Processors
Monday, 23 November 2015 12:33

Intel gets Qualcomm’s Renduchintala


Expect something fabless

Chipzilla has announced that it has a new president Dr. Venkata "Murthy" Renduchintala which it appeared to have headhunted from Qualcomm.

Intel does not need PCs for growth
Published in Processors
Friday, 20 November 2015 10:44

Intel does not need PCs for growth


Predicts it can make its cash elsewhere


Intel said 2016 sales will climb in the "mid single-digit" percent range and said it didn’t need a buoyant personal-computer market to make piles of dosh.

Microsoft pulls Windows 10 support from Galileo
Published in Motherboards
Thursday, 19 November 2015 11:16

Microsoft pulls Windows 10 support from Galileo


Galileo Galileo Figaro.

Microsoft is pulling the support plug on Windows 10 IoT Core which was a key part of Intel’s low-cost Galileo boards.

Intel’s Kaby Lake slides leaked
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 11:19

Intel’s Kaby Lake slides leaked


Skylake successor will have increased Core performance

A Chinese website has got its paws on some Intel slides which talk about Skylake’s successor.

Samsung develops 10nm FinFET S-RAM
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 10:57

Samsung develops 10nm FinFET S-RAM


Ahead of Intel and TSMC

Samsung appears to have stolen a march on Intel and TSMC by coming up with a 10-nano FinFET processed S-RAM

Knights Landing Lands
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:06

Knights Landing Lands


14nm process with 3D Tri-Gate transistors

Intel has started sending out its Knight's Landing version of Xeon Phi and this one has a 72-core coprocessor solution manufactured on a 14nm process using shiny new 3D Tri-Gate transistors.

Beginning of a new Chip giant
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 10:17

Beginning of a new Chip giant


Tsinghua Unigroup's glorious five year plan

Move over Qualcomm there is a new chip giant in town and it will be number three in five years.

Samsung to mass-produce IoT platform
Published in Network
Monday, 16 November 2015 11:48

Samsung to mass-produce IoT platform


Release  early next year


Samsung Electronics is to mass-produce open-type IoT platform starting from early 2016.

Asus shows new high-end budget B150 Pro motherboards
Published in Motherboards


Asus B150 Pro Gaming and B150 Pro Gaming/Aura

Asus has announced two new budget motherboards which are packed with features and based on Intel's B150 Express chipset, the ASUS B150 Pro Gaming and the B150 Pro Gaming/Aura.