Google to unlock Pixel’s "Visual Core" co-processor
Published in Mobiles


Speed things up by five times

Google is about to unlock the custom Intel "Visual Core" co-processor which is under the bonnet of its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

Intel’s product list for next year leaked
Published in News


Rest of the eight gen details


The rest of Chipzilla’s eighth-gen chips to be released have had their details leaked.

Smartphones kill
Published in News
24 November 2017

Smartphones kill


Opinion Pedestrians go bananas

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When Intel 8 Gen Core HBM 2 meets the GPU it's the P22
Published in Notebooks


Vega based coming in Q1 18 ish

Intel has been working on what was internally called the Paolo Alto P22 project and that was the Vega HBM 2 based GPU that takes closely to Intel’s 8th Generation CPU.

Intel admits bug infestation in Management Engine
Published in News


11 severe bugs were hidden

One of the issues about the Chipzilla's Mangement Engine was it was closed off, and no one could find out much about it.

Intel XMM 7660 4G announced
Published in Mobiles


1.6 Gbps LTE in 2019

Intel told us at the Mobile World Congress that it plans to ship its first Gigabit LTE modem in 2018 and last week it announced its successor, called XMM 7660.

Intel releases its 5G plans
Published in Mobiles


XMM 8000 series in 2019

Last week Intel decided to talk a bit about its 5G plans, an announcement sparked by Qualcomm’s clear target to have 5G devices shipping in 2019 and the fact that the company showcased a phone factor 5G design.

Intel will kill off legacy BIOS support by 2020
Published in Motherboards

 
Only UEFI support

Intel is planning to end "legacy BIOS" support in its new platforms by 2020 and will insist on UEFI Class 3 or higher.

Intel's Gemini Lake to ship by late Q1 2018
Published in Notebooks


New "Atom“ notebooks / tablets

Intel canceled quite a few tablet and smartphone products from its roadmap but it is clear that it still needs a successor to Atom – the Apollo Lake product generation.

Intel Optane DIMMs coming in 2H 2018
Published in Memory


"On track", according to Intel

It appears that Intel has finally ironed out the kinks with its 3D Xpoint Optane DIMMs and they will finally launch in the second half of next year.