Chipmaker Intel will be revealing more details of their next generation Core processor at IDF next week. Besides that, we can expect to see more innovative Ultrabook and tablet technologies that aim to change how you work and play in the future.
Motorola and Intel are sending out invites for an event on 18 September in London. It is highly likely that they will be launching an Android smartphone powered by the Medfield processor.
Intel plans to launch its next generation of Atom processors, which are based on 22nm microarchitecture, as early as Q4 of this year. According to CPU World, these 22nm chips are named 'Silvermont' and are intended to replace Intel's current generation of 32nm 'Clover Trail' chips
More details of Intel's upcoming Haswell architecture has emerged, according to CPU World who reported on the package options that we can expect to see on this new generation of processors based on this new architecture.
Victor Poor, a pioneer microprocessor engineer, passed away last Friday at age 79, following his battle with pancreatic cancer. His work in Intel lead to the creation of the 8008 and 8088 microprocessor families that became the foundation for Intel's creation of the modern x86 CPU.
The new Rapid Storage Technology (RST) driver has been released by Intel. It will enable TRIM for Intel SSDs in RAID configurations; however, the driver is only supported on Intel Z77 Express chipset-based systems that are operating on Windows 7.
Intel is turning to wireless charging to improve on the attractiveness of its mobile offerings. Intel hopes to introduce this in Intel-powered Ultrabooks and smartphones by the second half of 2013.
Intel is rumored to be working on new SSD specifications for ultrabook applications. The new set of specifications is allegedly named Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF) and Intel aims to replace the existing mSATA SSD specifications due to its storage capacity limitations.
Futuremark has announced that Acer, Intel, Qualcomm, and SingTel-Optus have joined its Benchmark Development Program to create a new 3D Mark gaming benchmark for Android-based tablets and smartphones.