Microsoft flip-flops on Skylake support again
Published in Processors


Should it stay or should it go?

Microsoft seems to be having trouble making up its mind about Skylake support for older versions of Windows.

Intel’s IoT plans going the way of mobile
Published in Wearables


Things are not what they used to be

Not long ago all you could hear from Chipzilla was the mantra of the internet of things, but now that seems to be falling by the wayside.

Intel plans to make things more equal
Published in News


Chippy til the last

Next week Intel will once again bring its Intel Developer Forum (IDF) to the world, with screaming, sorry streaming coverage.

Intel allows AMD to play with Optane SSDs
Published in Processors


SSD tech might be a free for all

Chipzilla is not keeping its SSD tech as something which will only work on its chips, but will work on other chipmakers' gear too.

Chip sales show rise in Europe
Published in News

Up at last

The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) said that sales of chips in Europe returned to growth in June.

Intel goes for visual depth
Published in Wearables


HTC Vive gets the horn

An Intel engineer has tweeted some details about some details of an interesting VR project that Chipzilla is working on.

Intel Basis wearable killed off
Published in Wearables


Overheating problems

Back in March 2014 Intel  acquired Basis, a smartwatch manufacturer, and integrated this company in its wearable / IoT dream. Now, just two years later Intel has decided to recall all Basis watches due to overheating problems.

Intel won’t dominate in 5G
Published in Mobiles


Here is why

Intel, Samsung, MediaTek, Huawei and Qualcomm all claim the leadership for 5G and most of them will have a tough time to deliver on this promise. Nokia, Huawei and Ericsson - from the networking component standpoint - claim they can do great things with 5G. 

ASRock issues Mini-STX board
Published in Motherboards


Based on Intel’s H110 chipset

ASRock has revealed the first mini-STX motherboard based on Intel's H110 chipset.

AMD’s cash cow is being milked
Published in News

Opinion It’s on some kind of a roll - bacon roll, sausage roll?

It takes a lot of money to make and sell microprocessors  - it always has done and it probably always will, but it seems to some that Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is burning an awful lot of that rare commodity.