Intel again demonstrates Optane SSD at IDF 2016 China
Published in Memory


Transferring files at up to 2GB/s

At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2016 in Shenzhen, China, Intel again demonstrated its new Intel Optane SSD technology, showing some real-life performance where it reaches transfer speeds of just under 2GB/s.

Gigabyte releases Thunderbolt gear mini-PC
Published in Notebooks


All in all you are another BRIX in the Wall


Gigabyte has released four new compact PCs with Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 over USB Type-C supported.

Intel shows off Skylake Core M compute stick
Published in Notebooks


The mystery of the strange pricing

Intel has been seen pushing a new prototype TV stick with Core M (Skylake) and Intel Realsense F200 camera.

Gigabyte X99P-SLI gets Thunderbolt 3
Published in Motherboards


First Thunderbolt 3 X99 motherboard blesssed by Intel

Gigabyte has released its X99P-SLI board which it claims is the first Intel Thunderbolt 3 certified X99 motherboard.

Intel makes it easy for you to build a robot army
Published in Wearables


Time to take over the world

Chipzilla is putting a lot of effort into helping people build their own robots and drones at home.

$15 Quark kit goes on sale
Published in Wearables


Cheapest thing Intel has made

Quark Microcontroller Developer Kit D2000 is going on sale for $15, making it the cheapest thing that Intel has ever made.

French build their own exaflop supercomputer
Published in News


Ready by 2020

The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission has written a cheque to the Atos to build a supercomputer it hopes will reach exaflop levels of performance by 2020.

Samsung grabbing Intel’s coat-tails
Published in Processors


Market share gap closing

Samsung is closing in on Intel in the semiconductor sector as its market share increased by 0.9 percent when compared to a year earlier.

ASML starts shipping EUV test machines
Published in News


Could be used by 2018

Extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) lithography is working and could be used in Moore Law saving high-volume chip manufacturing as early as 2018.

Asustek reduces its Intel dependence
Published in Mobiles


ZenFone gets Qualcomm and MediaTek platforms

Asustek appears to have pulled back on its Intel dependence for its ZenFones and is adding Qualcomm and MediaTek flavours.