If you want to transfer a file from your phone to another phone, or a phone to a computer, and so on, usually you’d use a cable. This has been the default method for data transfer over the years and while it works, we guess it’s not the most efficient, but that could soon change as companies such as Samsung has backed a technology by Keyssa called “Kiss”.
Intel’s 7th generation Core processors are good enough but this isn’t a company that rests on its laurels. The company wants to get everyone talking about its next-generation processors and for precisely that reason, it has announced that Intel’s 8th generation Core processors will be unveiled on August 21st.
Intel wants a piece of the autonomous car pie as well. After confirming that it has officially closed the acquisition of auto-visual company Mobileye, Intel has announced that it’s developing a fleet of 100 Level 4 fully autonomous cars which will be tested in the United States, Europe, and Israel. The very first Level 4 cars from this fleet will take to the roads for various tests later this year.
Intel is innovating with new form factors of comptuing products and it has been showing off some amazing products. The company has now teased its new form factor for solid state drives. The new “ruler” form factor for SSDs is going to be available in the near future. The ruler form factor SSDs are meant for super high-density storage racks.
It was reported earlier this year that Samsung might end up overtaking Intel and become the world’s largest chipmaker, as far as revenue is concerned. The company has ended up doing that. It has dethroned Intel as the world’s largest chipmaker, a position that the company has enjoyed for almost two-and-a-half decades.
Apple and Qualcomm are currently engaged in a rather bitter lawsuit, but it seems that Apple won’t be fighting this battle alone as recently some pretty major tech companies have thrown their support behind the Cupertino company, claiming that Qualcomm’s lawsuit against Apple will have dire consequences on the rest of the industry should they be successful.
When Intel acquired Basis, it appeared as though the company was interested in pursuing the wearables market. However according to a report from CNBC (via AppleInsider), the publication cited sources who claims that Intel has apparently disbanded its wearable division where the company will now apparently focus on augmented reality.
AMD recently revealed more details about its upcoming lineup of performance processors called Threadripper. If a new report is to be believed, the new processors won’t rely on traditional methods of air cooling to keep the temperature in check. The report suggests that AMD’s Threadripper processors are going to come with liquid cooling straight out of the box.
AMD unveiled its high-end, multi-core Threadripper processor lineup back in May this year. At that point, the company didn’t reveal too many details about its new premium processors and it didn’t even reveal how much they were going to cost. All of that crucial information that AMD fans have been keeping their fingers crossed for has been confirmed today.
There’s a lot of hype surrounding Christoper Nolan’s new movie, it’s a Christopher Nolan movie after all, it’s called Dunkirk. As movie tie-in virtual reality experiences are getting popular, it’s no surprise that Dunkirk has received one as well. Intel has created a virtual reality experience for Dunkirk.
SSD prices have dropped dramatically over the years ever since they were first introduced. However for the most part they are still pretty expensive compared to regular HDDs, and unless you truly need the speed and stability of an SSD, or if you have some extra money in your PC budget, you can get away without using one.
Thanks to inventions like Raspberry Pi, it has become considerably easier for DIY tinkerers to come up with their own computing solutions and gadgets. Granted sometimes it doesn’t have the same polished look or feel as a finished product put out by a bigger company, but the freedom and fun that comes with creating something of your own is hard to beat.
In case you did not know, for the longest time ever Apple’s iPhones used Qualcomm’s modems for its internet connectivity. However starting with last year’s iPhone 7, Apple started to use Intel’s modems as well, so depending on your region, your iPhone could either be sporting an Intel or Qualcomm modem.
Another Computex comes to an end, and once again, there are a flurry of great announcements and products related to the PC industry and derivatives such as VR/AR and Gaming. We have run around to check as many things as we could (check our Computex 2017 coverage), but we didn’t stray too far from our normal regimen of laptops and key components such as CPUs and GPUS.We’ve compiled this list (no […]