Windows 10 preview runs DirectX 12
Published in Games


Call of Duty Advanced Warfare runs on Intel HD 5000


We spent most of the day tinkering with the Windows 10 preview release, Build 9926, which is the latest build that brings a few new things, including the Cortana voice assistant and DirectX 12. 

NUC getting Core i7, Skylake too
Published in Motherboards


Next Unit of Computing growing up

Last week we had a chance to chat with Intel people in charge of NUC (Next Unit of Computing) small barebones desktop systems and we learned a bit about the future of this exciting concept.

Intel shows Broadwell NUC barebones
Published in Notebooks


Core i3, Core i5 now Core i7 in Q2

Intel gained quite a bit of traction with its NUC series mini-PCs. NUC stands for Next Unit of Computing and is in reality a small barebone PC with a lot of performance in top-end SKUs. The new series should be available in etail and retail in February, slightly later than what we originaly reported



Next Unit of Computing starts to take off



Introduces new 5W board in the process



Bucking negative trends



Why isn’t AMD doing something like this?



A8-5557M APU, R9 M275X graphics



Celeron N2820 for $129



Fatter is sometimes better