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Thursday, 1 Aug 2013

Intel Launches Atom-Based MinnowBoard, Seen as Direct Competitor to Raspberry Pi

Intel Launches Atom-Based MinnowBoard, Seen as Direct Competitor to Raspberry Pi

Intel has launched its Atom-based Minnowboard that is seen as a direct competitor to the Raspberry Pi. This board is jointly developed by the Intel Open Source Technology Center and Circuitco, with the primary aim of introducing the Intel x86 architecture to the embedded systems community.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

Intel to Do Away with Facial Recognition Feature from Web TV Set-Top Box

Intel to Do Away with Facial Recognition Feature from Web TV Set-Top Box

Intel is reported to be dropping the facial recognition feature from its Web TV service set-top box. This feature was intended to deliver customized programming to different family members. However, due to certain technical issues, Intel will do away with this feature.

Monday, 29 Jul 2013

Intel Announces New High-Performance SSD 530 Series

Intel Announces New High-Performance SSD 530 Series

Intel has announced its new SSD 530 Series of high-performance, high-end SSDs. The new drives will come in a variety of form factors, including mSATA and M.2, and capacity points, from 80GB to 480GB.

Intel Announces Patch to Disable K-Series CPU Overclocking on Non-Z87 Boards

Intel Announces Patch to Disable K-Series CPU Overclocking on Non-Z87 Boards

Intel will release a microcode patch that will block the CPU overclocking capabilities of non-Z87 motherboards. This is in response to motherboard manufacturers, who have offered unofficial overclocking support for unlocked 4th generation Intel Core processors on their H87, B85 and H81 boards.

Thursday, 25 Jul 2013

Intel Claims New Y-Series Haswell Chips Offer Vastly Improved Battery Life

Intel Claims New Y-Series Haswell Chips Offer Vastly Improved Battery Life

Intel recently announced that its new range of Y-Series fourth generation (Haswell) processors will be shipping to manufacturers later in the year. These low powered chips are said to have a 4.5W scenario design power (SDP), and will power devices such as tablets and hybrid PCs.

Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013

Intel Reveals More Details of 2nd Gen 64-bit Atom C2000 Systems on Chip (SoCs)

Intel Reveals More Details of 2nd Gen 64-bit Atom C2000 Systems on Chip (SoCs)

Intel has revealed additional details for its second generation of Atom C2000 systems on a chip (SoCs). Previously known as Avoton and Rangeley, these 22nm SoCs are part of Intel's broader strategy to build data centers. In turn, these centers will form cloud computing infrastructures of the future.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013

Intel Acquires Israeli Gesture Recognition Firm, Omek Interactive for US$40 Million

Intel Acquires Israeli Gesture Recognition Firm, Omek Interactive for US$40 Million

According to Geektime, Intel has acquired Israeli gesture recognition and tracking firm, Omek Interactive for US$40 million. This move affirms Intel's strategy of betting big on perceptual computing.

Friday, 5 Jul 2013

Leaked Roadmap Reveals Intel's 14nm Skylake Platform and Knights Landing Chip

Leaked Roadmap Reveals Intel's 14nm Skylake Platform and Knights Landing Chip

A leaked Intel Xeon roadmap slide reveals Intel's plans to release its 14nm Skylake platform, with support for PCIe Gen 4.0 and SATA Express. The brief performance specifications of the next generation Knights Landing chip were also unveiled.

Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013

Intel's Streaming Set-Top Box in Beta Testing Phase

Intel's Streaming Set-Top Box in Beta Testing Phase

Intel is beta testing set-top boxes from its Internet TV services, with more than 2,000 company employees located in three different states in the US. The trials are alleged to have started as early as March this year, and the testing contingent is set to grow as more employees are included.

Friday, 21 Jun 2013

Samsung Updates Its Series 9 Ultrabooks with the ATIV 9

Samsung Updates Its Series 9 Ultrabooks with the ATIV 9

The new Samsung ATIV 9 ultrabooks have been updated today with the latest low power processors to give users even longer computing on-the-go. What's more, the flagship ATIV 9 Plus will blow you away with its ultra high screen resolution.

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