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.

ASRock integrated Braswell boards listed in Europe
Published in Motherboards


Starting at €70 for dual-core Celeron N3050

ASRock’s new integrated Braswell boards are coming and now we got a chance to see some listings in Euroland. 

Intel will buy Altera today
Published in Processors


We said that this would happen and no one believed us

They said it could not happen, it nearly didn't, but we have it on good authority that Intel is going to announce that it is buying Altera for $17 billion today.

Zotac comes up with AMD based Mini PC
Published in News


Not everyone wants ARM or Intel

It seems that mini-PCs are popping up everywhere, but Zotac has done something a little unusual and stuck an AMD chip under the bonnet.

Intel to release more affordable NUCs in next month
Published in News


Dem bones, dem bones. Dem barebones

Intel's website has a new spec sheet up which claims that it is planning to release a new new line of NUC (Next Unit of Computing) PCs releasing this June.

TSMC confident it can beat Samsung to 10nm
Published in Processors


We are well greased

TSMC has said that it is confident that it can beat Samsung Electronics in ramping up production on its 10nm lines.

Budget notebooks from Lenovo released
Published in Notebooks


With RealSense 3D camera

Lenovo is bringing Intel’s RealSense 3D camera to a range of cheap as chips notebooks.

Intel rumoured to want Recon
Published in Wearables


Canadian wearable tech

Canadian wearable tech company Recon is on the verge of being bought by Intel.

Spreadtrum guns for 14nm FinFET
Published in Processors


Piggy backing on Intel foundry

China's Spreadtrum, which is tied to Intel's foundry business, is gunning for 14nm FinFET, with sights set on 10nm.