Intel to highlight “path to 5G LTE” at MWC 2016
Published in Mobiles


New software technique gives IoT devices an extra 20dB signal range

This week on stage at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, chip giant Intel will focus its efforts on announcing new developments in the realm of fifth-generation (5G) LTE networks. The focus comes just days after the company showed the results of a low-power wide area (LPWA) field test for IoT devices in collaboration with Orange S.A (formerly France Télécom S.A) and Ericsson.

Intel confirms 10nm on track for 2017
Published in Processors
Thursday, 18 February 2016 14:06

Intel confirms 10nm on track for 2017


Despite rumours of delay

Chipzilla has said that a job advert which implied that it would not be using the 10nm process for two years was inaccurate and confirmed that it is on track for a 2017 release.

Intel SSD to hit 10 TB of storage.
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 15:50

Intel SSD to hit 10 TB of storage.


Thanks to Micron 3D NAND

Chipzilla is offering a 10TB SSD, thanks to Micron's 3D NAND flash.

Khronos Group releases Vulkan 1.0 API
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 21:03

Khronos Group releases Vulkan 1.0 API


Full hard launch

The Khronos Group has now officially released the Vulkan 1.0 API, including all the specifications, conformance tests, SDKs and all other resources.

Intel goes Gaga at Grammys
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 11:41

Intel goes Gaga at Grammys


Ga-ga-ooh-la-la! Want your bad romance

Intel has teamed up with the woman who bought the world a steak dress, perhaps hoping to create steak and chips.

Intel's unreleased 18-core Xeon CPU on eBay
Published in Processors
Monday, 15 February 2016 16:10

Intel's unreleased 18-core Xeon CPU on eBay


Will cost you $999

An auction for Intel's new Broadwell-EP ES 18-core Xeon CPU hits eBay for $999 even if it had not been officially released.

Intel Braswell Refresh
Published in Processors
Friday, 12 February 2016 10:31

Intel Braswell Refresh


Seven new SoCs

Intel has refreshed its new Braswell lineup with seven more SoCs

Intel not ahead of the foundries
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 09:38

Intel not ahead of the foundries


Transistor performance lagging

The naming game for the next generation of chipmaking actually covers up the fact that Intel is probably not ahead of the foundries in terms of transistor performance.

OEMs appear to kill AMD’s Carrizo
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 09:42

OEMs appear to kill AMD’s Carrizo


Shackled, overpriced by OEM ball and chain

AMD’s hopes that its Carrizo might boost performance are being stuffed up by its OEM partners crippling the chip and over-pricing products made with it.

Intel asks for non-K Skylake overclocking capabilities to be pulled
Published in Motherboards


Stop it now, it is too damn useful

There have been rumours that Chipzilla was leaning on motherboard vendors to pull overclocking of non-K Skylake processor capabilities from their feature lists. Now it is starting to look like it is true.