Some believe that Intel's new Kaby Lake processors are not a significant upgrade. Don't believe it. Kaby Lake is nothing less than an apology, and a do-over, for Intel's woefully bug-ridden Skylake processors. It's a family of chips that Intel never intended to make.
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In an attempt to counter both the FUD and click-bait nature of a story now making the rounds, let's set the record straight. No, laptops using Intel's next budget processors will not suffer from one big flaw.
While AMD long ago ceded the high-end of the PC microprocessor market to Intel, the firm has plans for a big comeback later this year with its Zen processor architecture. In the meantime, AMD is making news with its 7th generation A-Series CPUs, which are aimed at mobile PCs, and the Radeon RX Series of VR-capable graphics solutions.
Intel this weekend announced its Core i7 processor Extreme Edition, the most powerful desktop PC processor it has ever created. Designed for so-called "mega-tasking," the new high-end CPU delivers 10 processor cores.
Microprocessor giant Intel has had an even harder time adapting to today's mobile computing world than Microsoft. And the latest evidence is a just-announced cancellation of an Atom processor designed for smart phones and tablets ... which I think has big ramifications for a rumored Intel-based Surface phone.
A few tech tidbits from around the web: Microsoft throws a bone to MixRadio users, Microsoft offers big discounts on tons of Xbox One and 360 games, Vizio P-Series is the First Google Cast-compatible TV, some interesting details about iPhone and iPad sales, RIP Andy Grove.
Arriving home from my recent trip, I was happy to see that the Intel NUC, RAM, and M.2 SSD storage card had arrived. As expected, putting these components together couldn't have been easier.
This past week, Intel outlined the key ways that it contributed to Windows 10. And its involvement was perhaps a bit extensive than many had realized.
Here’s a phrase you don’t hear very often: Smart phones with Intel processors. But if Intel’s next-generation Atom x3/5/7 processor series takes off as expected, we could be seeing a lot more of the microprocessor giant’s technologies in our phones. And a key part of this strategy, believe it or not, is Windows 10 for […]