Intel allows AMD to play with Optane SSDs
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 13:15

Intel allows AMD to play with Optane SSDs


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
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 11:06

Chip sales show rise in Europe

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
Thursday, 04 August 2016 11:41

Intel goes for visual depth


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
Thursday, 04 August 2016 11:01

Intel Basis wearable killed off


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
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 23:06

Intel won’t dominate in 5G


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
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 14:14

ASRock issues Mini-STX board


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
Monday, 01 August 2016 19:18

AMD’s cash cow is being milked

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.

Rumor is that ARM will target Intel
Published in News
Friday, 29 July 2016 13:12

Rumor is that ARM will target Intel

Chipzilla tortoise everything we know

People are still wondering why Japanese giant SoftBank paid over the odds for plucky British chip designer ARM earlier this month.

Kaby Lake ships to PC builders
Published in Processors
Monday, 25 July 2016 12:18

Kaby Lake ships to PC builders

 Ready for Late 2016

Chipzilla's CEO Brian Krzanich has claimed that Kaby Lake CPUs have been finalised and shipping to PC builders for use in complete systems.

AMD is on the up
Published in News
Monday, 25 July 2016 11:36

AMD is on the up

Opinion Intel must be worried

Last week’s AMD results show that the company is set to make more headway this year and next, with its upcoming Zen processors definitely giving Intel the heebie jeebies.