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Intel offers software upgrades for its latest low-end processors

08/15/2011, Do you remember last year in September when Intel gave consumers the option to upgrade some if its processors’ software with the use of a specially purchased unlock code? It didn’t go down so well with the consumers – after all, who liked...

Intel’s Sandy Bridge in Products @ CES

01/02/2011, [CES 2010] CES is the perfect announcement platform for Intel because this is the time for the bi-annual “PC Refresh” that has happened like clockwork for more than a decade now (February/October). The second generation Core Processor,...

Acer Updates Specifications For Its TimelineX Notebooks

09/26/2010, Acer has introduced some updated specifications for its popular TimelineX series of notebooks, with the 11.6-inch model getting the option for a Intel Core i7-680M ultra-low voltage processor. The TimelineX 11.6-inch 1830T-68U118 will set you back...

Core prototype vehicle flexes its ‘muscles’

09/16/2010, Boffins at fuRo (a division of the Chiba Institute of Technology) managed to cobble together a new prototype bipedal vehicle known as the Core, where it has enough strength to carry up to 100kg (220 lbs). This robot is not short at all by any means,...

Getac Rugged Notebook Is Powered By Intel’s Core i7 Processor

09/07/2010, If you’re looking for an alternative rugged notebook to Panasonic’s Toughbook series, you might want to check out the Getac V200 convertible notebook, which should fit the bill. This notebook can be used in a -20 degrees Celsius environment,...

3.46GHz Intel Core i7 990X To Arrive In Q1 2011

08/24/2010, Intel’s top-of-the-line Extreme Edition CPU for Q1 of 2011 has just be named, dubbed the Core i7 990X, and will obviously be faster than Intel’s current Core i7 980X. The processor will be based on Gulftown, making it a six-core 32nm CPU. The...

Intel Updates Its Notebook CPU Lineup

06/23/2010, Intel has upgraded its line of mobile processors recently, which now makes the Core i7 940XM Intel’s fastest quad-core notebook chip, clocking in at 2.13GHz and can be boosted up to 3.33GHz via Turbo Boost. It sports 8MB of cache and offers the same...

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14 Gets Core i7 Processor Option

06/16/2010, Lenovo’s Core i3-powered ThinkPad Edge 14 is a pretty nifty notebook, but in the event that you feel that it doesn’t have enough grunt to satisfy you, you’ll be quite happy to hear that Lenovo is now offering its ThinkPad Edge 14 with...

Alienware M11X gets Core i7, Optimus

06/08/2010, We’ve discussed this before, but this is now official: the Alienware M11X gaming laptop is moving up to Core i7 and Core i5 processors from now on. The Core Duo version will shortly coexist, but this is the end of the road for the original...

Toshiba Satellite Pro Line Beefed Up With Core i3 And i5 Processors

05/13/2010, Toshiba has just announced its latest line of Satellite Pro models that are powered by Intel’s Core i3 and i5 processors, or a dual-core AMD Athlon II processor. Updated models include the 15.6-inch C650/C650D, L650/650D, the 13.3-inch L630 and the...

MSI Preparing To Launch Its 890FXA-GD70 Motherboard

04/26/2010, While Intel is enjoying its success with its Core i7 series of processors, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a demand for AMD processors. Now MSI is targeting folks who are looking to build an AMD-powered rig by gearing up to launch its AMD...

Does Your New Core i7 17-inch MacBook Pro Run Very Hot?

04/26/2010, Not everybody out there can afford a 17-inch Core i7 MacBook Pro, but the folks over at PC Authority have got their hands on a unit, and it seems that they managed to get the CPU to temperatures of about 101 degrees when benchmarking it using Cinebench....

Core i7 Powered Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 Coming To Japan

04/21/2010, You might recall the Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 that was on show at CES a while back. If you were wowed by this notebook and live in Japan, you’re in luck, as the notebook is scheduled to be available in Japan this weekend. Specifications of the IdeaPad...