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Intel CPUs power consumption to fall off a cliff

09/14/2011, We attended the Intel Developer Forum’s (IDF) second keynote this morning (did you follow the live blog?), and the most important thing that you need to know is that Intel is making “low-power” its priority. Low-power is not a new theme:...

Intel CPU running on solar energy

09/13/2011, [IDF 2011] Earlier today, Intel showed us a computer processor (CPU) that was running on solar energy from a single small solar cell. Although Intel didn’t provide the specific voltage numbers, it’s not hard to imagine that a solar cell can...

Intel Android phones in 2012

09/13/2011, [IDF 2011] During the IDF opening keynote, one of the highlights was the joint Intel/Google announcement  that Intel-powered Android phones prototypes already exist, and that Google is committed to “do its best” to optimize for Intel’s...

New MeeGo UX shown off at IDF Beijing 2011

04/12/2011, The folks over at netbooknews.com attended IDF Beijing 2011 and managed to catch some MeeGo tablets on display, and spotted a MeeGo tablet with an interesting user experience (UX) layer. They recorded some video footage of it in action and it looks pretty...

Robot snake is one enemy not to be trifled with

11/17/2010, Trust the military to come up with high tech weapons that brings the world to its knees – this newest robotic snake from Israel already looks menacing on its own, and should you decide to throw caution to the wind and blow it up, do beware that it...

Intel WiDi technology demonstrated at Intel Developer Forum

09/13/2010, Intel’s WiDi (pronounced in a similar manner somewhat to “wide eye”) technology was showcased at the Intel Developer Forum, where this wireless display technology is useful for streaming video as well as other content from a computer to...

Intel R&D’s vision of the future ahead of IDF

09/12/2010, Just ahead of tomorrow’s official Intel Developer Conference (IDF) debut [follow the Keynote live at live.ubegrizmo.com @ 9am PT], the world’s largest chipmaker was showing a few of its current R&D projects. This is Research, so not...

Intel Light Peak To Arrive In 2011

04/15/2010, You might remember Intel’s Light Peak connectivity option, which is capable of transferring files at a rate of 10Gbps. To make things better, it can also be compatible with a USB 3.0 connector, and considering the popularity of USB, this is...

Huawei Digicube Z8 MID: desirable!

09/23/2009, The Digicube Z8 just came out in China and it will get some attention for a few reasons: first for its “carbon silver” color, but also for the fact that it has a full QWERTY keyboard that can be folded to turn it into a tablet (take a look at...

Umid mBook M2, hands-on

09/23/2009, We hope that you went over our Umid mBook M1 review and unboxing. We just had our hands on the second revision called mBook M2. This refresh features a few of improvements that were requested by users (and us!). A big USB port Standard 3.5mm audio Yes,...

Cresta TV wants to commoditize TV tuners to death

09/23/2009, Cresta TV is working on commoditizing TV tuners for laptop computers to the point of making them cheap enough to be integrated on every single laptop in the world (just like webcams are today). How? Simply by moving all the “intelligent” tasks...

Lucid offers a multi-GPU alternative to SLI and CrossFire

09/23/2009, [IDF 2009, SF] Lucid’s Hydra Engine is a hardware solution (a chip) that brings multi-GPU functionality to motherboards, without having to use Nvidia’s SLI or AMD’s CrossFire. Usually, there is a lot of work done in the GPU driver, but...