Intel’s upcoming Apollo Lake chips could enable slimmer, more powerful budget PCs

Tech News Intel’s upcoming Apollo Lake chips could enable slimmer, more powerful budget PCs

Intel has formally unveiled its next-generation Apollo Lake platform for upcoming Atom-based notebooks at IDF 2016 in Shenzhen, promising more powerful and thinner budget devices with support for things like USB Type-C and hardware-based 4K video playback.
Intel unveils first ever TLC-based SSDs with the SSD 540s and SSD Pro 5400s drives

Tech News Intel unveils first ever TLC-based SSDs with the SSD 540s and SSD Pro 5400s drives

Intel has announced the SSD 540s and SSD Pro 5400s drives for consumers and businesses respectively. Both SSDs are the first from Intel to utilize 16nm TLC NAND and will be available in 2.5-inch and M.2 form factors in capacities up to 1TB.
Is this really the end of Intel's tick-tock manufacturing cycle?

Tech News Is this really the end of Intel's tick-tock manufacturing cycle?

Keen eyes at the Motley Fool have picked up on a pertinent point in Intel’s annual financial report to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The chip manufacturer expects to stretch its current and next generation fabrication processes beyond its familiar tick-tock cycle.
Former Intel CEO Andy Grove passes away at age 79

Tech News Former Intel CEO Andy Grove passes away at age 79

Former Intel CEO Andy S. Grove has passed away at the age of 79. Read on to find out this tech giant’s pivotal contribution to the company.
Intel’s Skull Canyon NUC will work with the Razer Core external graphics dock

Tech News Intel’s Skull Canyon NUC will work with the Razer Core external graphics dock

Intel has revealed more details about its Skull Canyon NUC at GDC 2016, including the fact that it will work with the Razer Core external graphics dock. It may be small, but it pretty much has everything it needs to become a high-performance gaming PC.
ASRock silently brings back non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards

Tech News ASRock silently brings back non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards

ASRock has decided to enable non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards after all. For better or worse, this means that enthusiasts on a budget can still take advantage of a cheaper overclocking route.
Intel is reportedly working on a VR headset that incorporates its RealSense 3D technology

Tech News Intel is reportedly working on a VR headset that incorporates its RealSense 3D technology

Intel is reportedly working on a reference design for an augmented reality headset, and it will be support its RealSense 3D technology.
Report: GPU shipments have improved from last quarter; the PC market may be stabilizing

Tech News Report: GPU shipments have improved from last quarter; the PC market may be stabilizing

According to the latest Jon Peddie Research report, GPU shipments have increased 2.4% from last quarter. Read on for more insights from its findings.
Intel close to 5G network connectivity

Tech News Intel close to 5G network connectivity

At MWC 2016, Intel announced a number of new partnerships that will lay the groundwork towards faster and more efficient 5G network connectivity, with 5G trials scheduled for as early as 2018.
Future Intel chips may favor reduced power instead of increased performance

Tech News Future Intel chips may favor reduced power instead of increased performance

If comments by Intel this past week are to be believed, we may be heading toward a paradigm shift in computing where new chips feature significantly reduced power consumption at the expense of performance.