Powered by an unknown Intel Skylake CPU
According to a published teaser, Intel is working on a new high-end NUC (next-unit of computing) system, codename Skull Canyon, which will be powered by an unknown Skylake CPU, featuring an Iris Pro iGPU.
Just when Microsoft has a product that is duffing up Apple, it is suffering from supply problems caused by Intel.
Thinner substrate to blame
It appears that some Intel Skylake CPUs have now become a part of the new "Bendgate" and can get damaged by pressure from some air coolers, possibly due to a thinner substrate compared to previous generation CPUs.
Praying to Apollo to save the PC
Intel is planning to mass produce its next-generation Apollo Lake-based processors in June 2016 in a bit to kick-start the low-end PC market.
2MB limit is a myth
Low-cost tablets and telly boxes which use Intel’s Atom x5-Z8300 processor have 2GB of RAM on the basis that the cheap and cheerful Cherry Trail is the lowest spec out there.
Partners leak a copy
Chipzilla has revealed its 2016 roadmap for tablet-use processors to its partners who quickly leaked it to the media.
Low production capacity
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Intel will not be getting the work for LG’s Nuclun 2 because it lacks the production capacity.
Plenty to offer for US $699
Asus' Zenbook UX305 has been a decent Ultrabook even when it was paired up with a Broadwell CPU, but now Asus has made it even better by upgrading it with a Skylake Core m3 CPU without raising the price.
Bill Holt's pledge
Intel has admitted that it has fallen behind Moore's law, at least temporarily but thinks it will catch up soon.