Intel News Stream, Page 33 ▼

Intel CE4100 media processor

09/25/2009, Intel’s latest CE4100 media processor is more or less a system-on-a-chip with a processor and graphics controller crammed onto a single chip that was built using a 45nm process. To sweeten the deal, it was built on the low power Atom processor core,...

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,...

Intelligent Coffee Mug

08/26/2009, Forget about those USB cup warmers – the Intelligent Coffee Mug which is touted to be the first in the world supposedly keeps your coffee at the right temperature for up to 30 minutes without having to plug it into a USB port or place it on a mini...

Digital Summer, August 19th, Temple, San Francisco

08/17/2009, Digital Summer is almost there: -Have you picked your favorite outfit for the photo-shoot?-Are you ready for the breath-taking photo-show by Damien Miller?-Did you know that Leila, the visionary founder of Samasource, has many talents?- There are still...

Tim Sweeney: The End of The GPU Roadmap

08/11/2009, Epic Games founder and 3D engine architect Tim Sweeney has presented what he calls “The end of the GPU roadmap”, where he essentially says that GPU as we know them are too limited, and predicts that by 2020 developers will switch to a more...

Intel’s mobility future depends on ‘desirability’

07/29/2009, At the Intel Technology Summit, Intel mentioned that future computers need to be not only affordable and capable, but most importantly desirable. And for that very reason, Intel is learning skills that are usually outside of its core semi-conductor...

CPU against GPU in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

07/28/2009, WSJ’s Don Clark has written an interesting article about how GPUs (graphics processing unit) and CPUs (central processing unit) are competing to be the top processor in Hollywood’s Computer Graphics (CG) business. In “Harry Potter and...

AMD CPU+GPU fusion in 22nm in 2010?

07/24/2009, Rumor has it that AMD’s CPU and GPU “fusion” won’t happen until the second half of 2010 when the 22nm (nanometer) process will be ready for production. Intel has already shown its plans for a CPU+GPU integration in the form of...

Umid mBook Review

07/01/2009, Now that we’ve spent some quality time with the mBook, including a live blogging field trip, let’s go over the pro and cons of using one of the smallest PCs out there. First, I would like to share the context: during a discussion with Intel,...

Intel Aims To Cap Netbook Prices

06/17/2009, Intel has released a statement where they recommend netbook prices not to shoot past $400, but then again this is not a rule which must be followed as manufacturers are still free to set their own prices. This sounds like good news to some, but it will...

Umid mBook Unboxing And Hands-On

06/16/2009, I just got a Umid mBook, a mobile internet device (MID) powered by an Atom processor. Out of the box, it runs Windows XP Home, but I might try to install Windows 7 which is more finger-friendly (kind of). At the moment, I have turned the unit on and...

Intel Acquires Wind River Systems For $884M

06/04/2009, Intel is set to buy embedded software developer Wind River for $884M. If I remember correctly, Wind River has done a lot of work on Moblin, especially on the low-level Linux software, which is really the foundation for every other application that is...

Toshiba Mini NB205 Photo Gallery

06/01/2009, We published this morning about the entrance of Toshiba in the US netbook market with the Mini NB205: the mini NB205-N310 will retail for $399 and the mini NB205-N210 for $349, both units will be available on June 23. Main features include a 10.1 inch...