Intel rushes out "Spectre" and "Meltdown" updates
Published in Processors


Should have most things patched by next week


Intel has developed and is rapidly issuing updates for all types of Intel-based computer systems - including personal computers and servers - that render those systems immune to the"Spectre" and "Meltdown" threats.

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
Published in News
Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:43

Intel knocked off number one chip slot


Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.

Intel denies chip design stuff-up
Published in Processors
Thursday, 04 January 2018 09:20

Intel denies chip design stuff-up


Nothing to see here move on, please 

Intel has denied that there is a huge design problem with its chips which will mean a patch which could slow down its offerings by between five and 30 percent.

Chipzilla publishes a few more details of its RX Vega Graphics
Published in Graphics


In India

Sharp-eyed hacks at Anandtech who clearly did not celebrate New Year’s Eve, have found a small mention of the first ‘Intel Radeon RX Vega Graphics’ processor.

Intel stuff-up forces redesign of Windows and Linux
Published in Processors


Processors to take a 5-30 percent performance hit while AMD is laughing

It seems that Intel has forced Windows and Linux developers to come up with a software patch to cover a design flaw in its processors.

Cannon Lake was supposed to be Gen 7
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 08:43

Cannon Lake was supposed to be Gen 7


Intel's 10nm is two years late

Intel hasn't announced its 10nm processors, despite us expecting them before the end of 2017. While there is a good indication that we shall see 10nm from Intel in 2018, it means that Chipzilla is two years behind with 10nm.

Intel CEO wants to start taking risks
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 December 2017 12:19

Intel CEO wants to start taking risks


Risky business will not end up with him dancing in his underware

Chipzilla supremo Brian Kzarnich has had enough of taking the safe approach and he is casting off the cardigan and bobble hat his mum insisted he wears and is going to take a few risks.

Intel Core i7-8720HQ Coffee Lake spotted online
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 13:10

Intel Core i7-8720HQ Coffee Lake spotted online


Six-core Coffee Lake for notebooks

An engineering sample of the Core i7-8720HQ Coffee Lake mobile CPU has been spotted online, featuring six cores and twelve threads, reaching 3.6GHz Turbo Boost frequency.

Chipzilla releases "Gemini Lake" Pentium and Celeron CPUs
Published in Processors


New and improved but still 14nm

Intel has released its new "Gemini Lake" Pentium and Celeron budget dual and quadcore systems on a chip.

High end phones in 2019 will be 5G NR
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 10:25

High end phones in 2019 will be 5G NR


Most of them

We are wrapping up an exciting 2017 and we are about to kick start 2018 with a high speed  CES  in early January. But what about 2019? According to well-placed industry sources, most phones launching in 2019 will be able to support 5G NR.