Intel slashes five percent of staff
Published in News


Things not going that well after all

Chipzilla might be the world leader for chips and squeezing the lift from AMD at the moment, but for some reason it decided to slash five percent of its workforce.

Toshiba shows off Satellite C laptops
Published in Notebooks


All ready for Windows 10

Toshiba is making sure that Windows 10 does not appear with the normal load of old Tosh. It has announced a couple of new Windows 10 laptops.

Intel Skylake to debut in August
Published in Processors


Germany's Gamescom provides the platform

Chipzilla 14nm Skylake processors and 100-series chipsets for desktops are expected to be unveiled in early August at Gamescom in Germany.

Analysts predict an AMD Xilinx merger
Published in News


Fighting off Intel in tandem

Now that Intel and Altera have tied the knot, speculation is rife that AMD is going to merge with Xilinx.

Dual-boot Rikomagic RKM MK36 mini PC reviewed
Published in Reviews


Review: No throttling here

Today we will be taking a look at another Bay Trail mini PC, based on a snappy tablet SoC in a compact chassis.

Chipmakers headed for consolidation
Published in Processors


Internet of things wakes up Credit Suisse

The Internet of Things could do some rather important things for big chipmakers, according to a leading finance outfit.

EVGA shows its Z170 motherboard lineup at Computex
Published in Motherboards


Z170 Classified, Z170 FTW and Z170 Stinger

In addition to the new EVGA Geforce GTX 980 Ti Classified Kingpin Edition graphics card, EVGA has also displayed its upcoming Intel Z170 Express chipset based motherboards for Intel 6th generation Skylake CPUs at Computex 2015 show in Taipei.

Intel talks up Broadwell H improvements
Published in Processors


Better graphics and video apparently

Chipzilla opened Computex in Taipei today talking up its new augmented Broadwell H range.

Intel to merge Thunderbolt with USB-C
Published in News


Keeping the technology alive

While even Apple is admitting that Thunderbolt is a damp squib and rushing to the arms of USB-C, it seems that Intel has not given up on the interconnect technology.

What the FPGA is Intel doing with Altera?
Published in Processors


Chipzilla's gamble

Yesterday Intel has announced that they are buying Altera in an all-cash deal of $16.7 billion in what was its biggest takeover move in its history.