Intel Micron 3D XPoint RAM Memory Technology

Intel’s breakthrough new invention will fix all your memory issues and obliterate SSDs

By on July 28, 2015 at 1:35 PM.

Intel’s breakthrough new invention will fix all your memory issues and obliterate SSDs

How many times have you complained about the low amount of RAM or internal on your computer or smartphone? It turns out Intel and Micron have been listening for quite a while and the two companies have announced a brand-new type of memory that’s both faster and cheaper than NAND storage and DRAM memory.

But the best thing about the companies’ new 3D XPoint technology is that it can apparently replace both NAND and DRAM in a device while simultaneously improving overall speed.

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Intel Skylake Processors

Intel Skylake specs leak; Expect new laptops with 41% faster graphics and insane battery life

By on July 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM.

Intel Skylake specs leak; Expect new laptops with 41% faster graphics and insane battery life

After a number of delays, it finally appears that Intel’s long-anticipated Skylake processors will be ready for mainstream production later this fall. As a quick refresher, much of the hype surrounding Skylake is due to the fact that Intel’s next-gen processors promise to be not just more powerful than Broadwell, but significantly more power efficient as well.

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IBM 7nm Computer Mobile Chips

IBM’s new computer chips will obliterate everything else on the market

By on July 9, 2015 at 11:48 AM.

IBM’s new computer chips will obliterate everything else on the market

What’s the fastest computer chip you can think of? Now, forget about it, because IBM announced it has created the fastest computer chips ever made. The firm’s new chips are four times faster than today’s top-of-the-line silicon, and they’re also significantly more efficient. More →

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Intel USB-C Thunderbolt 3 Cable Specs

The Retina MacBook’s USB Type-C port is here to stay… and you’ll totally love it

By on June 2, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

The Retina MacBook’s USB Type-C port is here to stay… and you’ll totally love it

Apple’ Retina MacBook and Google’s newest Chromebook come with a new USB Type-C port that can be used both for charging purposes and for file transfers. Of the companies adopting USB-C ports so far, Apple made the boldest move yet by packing just the one port on its new 12-inch laptop. However, the USB-C port is here to stay, and it’s only getting better. More →

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Intel Compute Stick Preorder

You can finally order the Intel USB stick that turns any monitor into a full PC

By on April 6, 2015 at 12:40 PM.

You can finally order the Intel USB stick that turns any monitor into a full PC

A huge chunk of home PC users overpay for personal computers capable of performance that far exceeds anything they plan to do with their devices. There must be a cheaper option for simple things like web browsing and video streaming, right? Right: Intel’s new “Compute Stick” is a tiny USB dongle that can turn any modern monitor into a full-fledged computer, and it’s finally available for preorder. More →

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MacBook SSD Storage

MacBooks with gigantic 10TB SSDs might soon be a reality

By on March 27, 2015 at 2:14 PM.

MacBooks with gigantic 10TB SSDs might soon be a reality

All of the MacBook laptops Apple is currently selling come with flash storage on board, which significantly improves their overall performance. Moreover, putting an SSD into an old MacBook will offer you a nice performance boost, breathing new life into older OS X machines. However, SSD aren’t yet affordable, making so this faster storage option is still too expensive for many people.

That will soon change, PCWorld points out, as Intel and Micron have figured out how to build notebook-ready 10TB SSDs, a breakthrough that will help further drive down prices of SSDs, and potentially improve default MacBook storage options in the future. More →

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Windows 10 PC-on-a-Stick

This tiny dongle is fully capable of running Windows 10

By on March 18, 2015 at 10:00 PM.

This tiny dongle is fully capable of running Windows 10

You might not remember Intel’s interesting Windows-based Compute Stick dongle announced at CES 2015, but Microsoft a similar computer-on-a-stick product to buyers in Korea. The Register reports that Korea’s local Microsoft branch announced the Lucoms PC-on-a-stick device (image above), a USB PC-on-a-stick that’ll ship with Windows 8.1 on board and that will be eligible for a free Windows 10 update when the operating system launches later this summer. More →

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iPhone 7 Rumors: Specs

A ‘special’ version of iPhone 7 is reportedly coming next year

By on March 12, 2015 at 10:10 AM.

A ‘special’ version of iPhone 7 is reportedly coming next year

After a report recently revealed that Apple’s next iPhone will have the same kind of touch technology already present in the Apple Watch and some MacBook models such as the brand new 12-inch laptop, VentureBeat shared more details about Apple’s future iPhones, suggesting that the company might have a special iPhone in store next year. More →

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Intel Compute Stick vs. Google Chromecast

Intel is ready to put a Windows 8.1 PC on your dumb TV with this tiny device

By on January 8, 2015 at 3:35 PM.

Intel is ready to put a Windows 8.1 PC on your dumb TV with this tiny device

The extremely small Curie processor for wearable devices isn’t the only interesting tech product Intel unveiled at CES 2015, as the company also announced a tiny device that’s powerful enough to bring PC powers to any TV, including dumber models, and even run Windows 8.1 apps. The Intel Compute Stick is in a way a Chromecast contender, only Intel’s device can do a lot more things than Google’s streaming solution. More →

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Intel Curie Wearables Chip

Check out the tiniest processor coming out of CES 2015

By on January 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Check out the tiniest processor coming out of CES 2015

The tech landscape has been flooded with a wide variety of interesting and quirky gadgets for the past few days as CES 2015 has gotten underway in Las Vegas. Whether it’s a new smartphone, 4K TV, wearable device or even washing machine, modern gadgets all come with various chips inside that give them access to the Internet and thus, to us. Intel is more than aware the future will bring even more always-connected smart gadgets, including wearables, and that’s why it created a tiny module that’ll surely equip some of tomorrow’s wearables. More →

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Dell SwiftKey Stephen Hawking

One of the world’s best smartphone keyboards just made Stephen Hawking’s life much easier

By on December 2, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

One of the world’s best smartphone keyboards just made Stephen Hawking’s life much easier

Stephen Hawking’s ability to communicate quickly using the EZ Keys program on his Intel computer interface has always been impressive but now his communication powers have gotten twice as fast with the help of SwiftKey, one of the world’s best third-party smartphone keyboards. More →

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MacBook Air Intel Core M

The chip that’ll power your future fanless Macbook Air has been launched… again

By on September 5, 2014 at 6:15 PM.

The chip that’ll power your future fanless Macbook Air has been launched… again

Intel’s Core M, the processor that will finally let laptop makers create fanless devices that are slimmer than anything that has been done before, has been launched… again. After unveiling it in early June at Computex 2014, and then in mid-August when it announced the Core M is ready for mass production, Intel on Friday announced the device yet again, mentioning that devices packing Intel Core Ms will feature “razor-thin, fanless designs with the optimal blend of beauty, performance and battery life.” More →

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Retina MacBook Air Intel Broadwell

There’s a chance that the Retina MacBook Air might be ready for Christmas after all

By on August 11, 2014 at 9:45 PM.

There’s a chance that the Retina MacBook Air might be ready for Christmas after all

Remember that rumored 12-inch Retina MacBook Air that’s reportedly in the making, and whose launch could be delayed because of Intel? Well, it appears that Apple may be able to launch the device this year after all, Intel sort-of confirmed on Monday in a press release. More →

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