Intel
Intel will follow other major technology giants, notably Microsoft and Google, in offering pop-up brick and mortar stores in New York City later this month, as the chipmaker gears up towards a busy holiday sales season. The company announced in a YouTube video that the first store would arrive in the NoLita district of Manhattan Continue Reading →

Intel Atom Makes Big Strides

Intel
Intel’s Atom-branded CPUs are synonymous with netbook computing — tied to thoughts of pokey, budget-priced notebooks that may be good on your wallet, but do little to impress. Now, the company wants to shake off that image with its latest “Bay Trail,” architecture. As Ars reports, the new products will support both Windows and Android Continue Reading →
Intel
Intel just announced its smallest silicon yet. It’s called Quark, and it’s one-fifth the size of the company’s existing Atom cores, and uses one-tenth the power. Intel CEO Bryan Krzanich just pulled out the tiny Quark X1000 chip at the 2013 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco, and explained that it’s for the internet Continue Reading →
Intel
To understand how much television could soon change, it helps to visit an Intel division here that runs like a startup. Erik Huggers, a Dutch-born former British Broadcasting Corp. executive, has assembled a 350-person team with talents beyond computer chips—programmers, industrial designers, artists and experts in fields like video encoding. Working in bright, newsroom-style offices Continue Reading →
Intel
Intel’s Atom is getting a makeover. In more ways than one. First, when Intel speaks to customers internally about micro-architectures, Atom is out, Silvermont is in, Intel told CNET on Friday. Second, some upcoming Silvermont silicon will be branded Pentium and Celeron — which is the value end of Intel’s Core-based mainstream chips. The chipmaker’s Continue Reading →
Intel
Intel’s upcoming family of Core processors, code-named Haswell, will offer 50% more battery life in laptops than did their “Ivy Bridge” predecessors, Intel said on Thursday. Haswell chips were designed with laptops and tablets in mind, and the main focus was on lowering power consumption, said Rani Borkar, corporate vice president and general manager of Continue Reading →
Windows 8
Windows 8 touch laptop prices are headed south. Way south, according to Intel executives. The price of Windows 8 touch devices, including laptops, will sink to price points that penetrate inexpensive tablet territory. These new “innovative” designs will be based on Intel’s upcoming quad-core “Bay Trail” chip, Intel executives said today during the company’s first-quarter Continue Reading →
Thunderbolt
We’re not far off from the introduction of Intel’s next-generation Haswell processors, but this isn’t the only new technology that Intel has in the hopper. In a presentation at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, the company also took some time to detail upcoming enhancements to its high-speed Thunderbolt interface. Engadget reports that Continue Reading →