Could Samsung be the new Intel?
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 14:09

Could Samsung be the new Intel?


Better than being the new Apple

Samsung is not doing that well in smartphones. To be fair, no one is, but Samsung has the ability to become something much more interesting – it could replace AMD as Intel's rival.

AMD flogs Intel friendly DDR4 memory
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 12:41

AMD flogs Intel friendly DDR4 memory


They don't work on AMD platforms of course

AMD has started selling Radeon DDR4 memory modules which only work on Intel Z170 chipsets and derivatives.

Microsoft buys Havoc from Intel
Published in Games
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 12:21

Microsoft buys Havoc from Intel


Game expansion coming

Software giant Microsoft has bought Intel's video game engine company Havoc as what is being seen as a development of its games empire.

Cannonlake moves Intel from quad-core
Published in Processors
Monday, 05 October 2015 12:12

Cannonlake moves Intel from quad-core


Intel engineer spills the beans

Intel's next-generation Cannonlake consumer-targeted processors could be the chip to leap from quad-core designs for the great unwashed.

LG releases slim laptops
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 10:46

LG releases slim laptops


LG Gram

LG Electronics USA has released a line of premium lightweight laptops in the Land of the Free to show off Intel and Microsoft's latest products.

Intel lays off staff at Wind River
Published in Processors
Friday, 25 September 2015 14:25

Intel lays off staff at Wind River


Embedded chips software downsized

Chipzilla has been handing out p45s and pink slips to some of its more experienced software staff at Wind River.

Intel slowed PC sales to increase Skylake's price
Published in Processors
Thursday, 24 September 2015 10:27

Intel slowed PC sales to increase Skylake's price


Things Chipzilla can do while AMD naps

Chipzilla might have caused slow PC sales at the beginning of the year to boost the price of its Skylake chips later.

Intel roadmap for Xeons leaked
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 11:56

Intel roadmap for Xeons leaked


Movement on the server front over the next two quarters

While the focus has been on Intel's Skylake it appears that Chipzilla has not forgotten its server products.

Intel admits that skipping Broadwell was a mistake
Published in Processors


We might have harmed desktop demand

Chipzilla has admitted that by skipping Broadwell for the desktop, it may have harmed desktop chip demand.

Broadwell unwell?
Published in Processors
Friday, 11 September 2015 11:13

Broadwell unwell?


It is like waiting for Godot


The last month has all been about Intel's Skylake, but one thing that we have noticed is that Skylake's desktop predecessor, Broadwell has vanished.