Intel’s Apollo Lake may improve low-end PCs
Published in Processors


Budget without so many compromises

Intel has been showing off its new Apollo Lake chips, and if the outfit is correct it could shake up the lower-end PC market.

Intel shows Android smartphone running a Linux desktop
Published in Mobiles


"Big Screen Experience"


One of the things we spotted at the Mobile World Congress 2016 was a demo run by Intel of an Android phone running a Linux desktop when plugged into an external display.

Intel upgrades Compute Stick with Core M CPUs
Published in News


Launches new Intel Atom Cherry Trail model as well 

At CES 2016 show in Las Vegas, Intel had quite a lot of new things to show, including a whole new line of Compute Stick devices powered by its latest Skylake-based Core M chips as well as a new entry-level Compute Stick based on Intel Cherry Trail Atom chip.

Mi Pad 2’sold out in minutes
Published in Mobiles


Underestimated demand

Xiaomi is kicking itself after it released its Mi Pad 2 in China and flogged its entire stock in a few minutes. It can only be that Xiaomi could have underestimated the demand of the device,

Nvidia gets atomic
Published in Graphics
16 November 2015

Nvidia gets atomic


Models hundreds of atoms at once

Nvidia is claiming that its Tesla GPUs can speed up a key atom modelling software used by scientists of study the atomic level of materials.

Intel tweaks its Atoms
Published in Processors
06 November 2015

Intel tweaks its Atoms


Nothing nuclear


Chipmaker Intel has made a small update to its low-power Atom chip lineup.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 reviewed in Teclast X98 Pro tablet
Published in Reviews


Review: Beefed up GPU trumps Bay Trail

It’s been almost two years since we reviewed our first device based on Intel’s Bay Trail Atom System-on-Chop (SoC). Obviously, it’s time for a refresh, and it comes in the form of the eagerly anticipated Cherry Trail platform. To be more precise, Atom x5- and x7-series parts, codenamed Cherryview, are the new 14nm chips, while x3 branding is reserved for SoFIA chips.

Cherry Trail ends up in $99 tablets
Published in Notebooks


That was fast

Intel’s new 14nm Atoms have already made their way to commoditised tablets, and the entry level Atom x5-Z8300 will power $99 tablets. 

Minix Z series with Pentium 3700 pictured
Published in News


Fanless Baswell with 256GB SSD

Our friends at Minix have shared a big update to their product line with us and showed us a few pictures of Minix Z series mini PC based Intel Braswell SoC. 

Rumours suggest a Zenphone Atom snub
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon bites back

When Asus hit the headlines by announcing that it was going to be the first to run 4 GB of RAM; in a smartphone, it was believed that Intel wold be celebrating too.