Intel supports Vulkan 1.0 API
Published in Processors
Thursday, 17 March 2016 12:26

Intel supports Vulkan 1.0 API


DirectX 12 might have a rival as Intel issues new drivers

Intel is releasing graphics drivers that support the Vulkan 1.0 API for chips running Windows 7, 8 and 10 PCs.

Intel shows off Skull Canyon NUC at 2016 GDC
Published in Notebooks


6th Generation Intel Core i7 processor inside


Chipzilla has been showing off its new Skull Canyon NUC at the 2016 Game Developers Conference.

Kaby Lake processors will be launched in Q3 2016
Published in Processors


Chinese leak claims

A leaked roadmap that suggests Intel Kaby Lake processors will be launched in Q3 2016.

Intel wants to improve fitness data
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 14:59

Intel wants to improve fitness data


New partnership with Exos

Chipzilla has announced a partnership with performance data company Exos, hoping to make the data collected from fitness wearables more personal and useful.

ASRock unlocks locked-up Skylakes
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 14:16

ASRock unlocks locked-up Skylakes


Another loophole opens 


Chipzilla thought it might have rained on the overclocker’s parade by closing a loophole in its non-K-series Skylake processors to stop them. But it looks like ASRock is offering another method.

Intel buys Israeli sports imaging startup
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 11:59

Intel buys Israeli sports imaging startup


Plunging deeper into VR

Intel has written a $175 million cheque to buy the sraeli sports imaging startup Replay Technologies.

Cherry Trail-based Beelink BT3 mini PC reviewed
Published in Reviews


Review: 14nm silicon makes a big difference

A year ago we had a chance to test a couple of Beelink micro PCs, including a stick PC, and we were pleasantly surprised; not only by the performance offered by Intel’s venerable 22nm Bay Trail processors, but by the build quality of these diminutive PCs.

Intel talks about getting back to Moore's Law
Published in Processors


Back to advancing every two years

Chipzilla has been explaining how it hopes to claw back the missing six months which it lost in chip development and return to Moore’s Law increases of every two years.

Intel building Realsense into AR device
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 03 March 2016 13:48

Intel building Realsense into AR device


Consumer gear anyone?

Chipzilla is adapting its RealSense depth camera into an augmented reality headset design which it might be licensing to other manufacturers.

Kaby Lake will square off with Zen
Published in Processors
Thursday, 03 March 2016 11:46

Kaby Lake will square off with Zen


Pick your sides

Intel's Kaby Lake-series processors will square off against AMD’s great white hope Zen at the end of the fourth quarter.