Intel News

  • Intel's lowered forecast 'isn't a good sign' for PC industry

    Posted September 10, 2012 - 8:29 pm

    The PC industry got another does of sour news Friday when Intel announced it's cutting its third-quarter revenue outlook.
  • New Intel toolkits tackle parallel programming

    Posted September 5, 2012 - 9:48 pm

    Compilers, libraries, analysis tools included in Parallel Studio XE 2013 and Cluster Studio XE 2013 improve app performance
  • Intel chips to support wireless charging by 2014

    Posted September 1, 2012 - 9:22 pm

    Intel is betting on wireless charging and plans to build the technology into its products by the end of next year. Transmitters would be built into the notebooks and ultrabooks, with receivers built into a wide range of devices using Intel’s chips.
  • Intel employees prefer to choose their own devices

    Posted July 30, 2012 - 1:41 pm

    The vast majority of employees would rather choose their own enterprise device than bring their own device to work, according to an internal study by Intel.
  • How to undo RAID: best practices

    Posted July 21, 2012 - 7:30 am

    It seemed like a simple, relatively safe task: I needed to undo the RAID array on my PC.
  • Intel/McAfee: What's the future of security?

    Posted July 5, 2012 - 1:59 pm

    Intel completed its multibillion-dollar acquisition of McAfee almost a year and a half ago. McAfee co-President Mike DeCesare discusses what the merger of Intel's chip-making capabilities and McAfee's security expertise is expected to bring down the road.
  • Acer Iconia Tab W500 review: an adaptable Windows 7 tablet

    Posted June 16, 2012 - 7:55 am

    Hybrid designs are not new in the world of tablets, but they aren't exactly common either. The Acer Iconia Tab W500 tablet is a slate-style machine--all of its guts are behind the screen, and it can stand on its own as a tablet--but it also comes with a keyboard dock for occasions when you want a laptop-style experience. Unfortunately, rather than offering the best of both worlds, the W500 presents you with a lot of compromises.
  • Retina MacBook Pro vs. PC Laptops: who wins?

    Posted June 16, 2012 - 7:48 am

    Apple took a big leap ahead of competing PC makers Monday introducing a new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display that borrows from the design concepts of the MacBook Air. The new laptop isn't cheap, but for its class it is very thin (0.71 inches) and light (4.46 pounds) thanks to losing the optical drive, FireWire port, Ethernet jack, and offering nothing but flash storage. Putting this device over the top, however, is its impressive new LED-backlit display with 2880-by-1800 resolution at 220 pixels per inch.
  • 35 new Ivy Bridge-powered Ultrabooks coming over next 30 days

    Posted June 9, 2012 - 7:48 am

    Get ready for Ultrabook overload as second-generation versions of Intel's new ultraportable category begin rolling out to stores near you. Reiterating previous statements, Intel on Tuesday said more than 35 new Ultrabooks are available now or headed to store shelves in the next month. The company also expects 110 new Ultrabook designs to roll out in the next 12 months, 30 of which will have touchscreens. Intel made the announcements during Computex Taipei 2012 where the company gave a [<a
  • Massachusetts to tackle big data with MIT, Intel

    Posted May 30, 2012 - 6:38 pm

    With several big data initiatives announced Wednesday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Governor Deval Patrick said he wants to make the state a hub for big data research.
  • Intel adds sleep-mode Wi-Fi connectivity feature to ultrabooks

    Posted May 30, 2012 - 1:46 pm

    Devicescape today announced a deal with Intel that will give owners of certain Intel-powered machines "enhanced connectivity" to Devicescape's Wi-Fi network of more than 7 million public hotspots.
  • Lenovo working with Intel on ThinkPad Windows 8 tablet

    Posted May 15, 2012 - 12:06 am

    Lenovo is working with chip maker Intel on a future ThinkPad tablet based on Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system, a Lenovo executive said.
  • IBM brings Intel's Ivy Bridge architecture to M4 server line

    Posted May 14, 2012 - 2:33 pm

    IBM today announced that it will begin rolling out a family of Intel Ivy Bridge-equipped versions of its M4 server expected to reduce data center power costs and offer entry level virtualization servers.
  • Apple to launch cheaper MacBook Air this year

    Posted May 10, 2012 - 7:50 am

    Apple will launch a cheaper MacBook Air in the third quarter of 2012 in response to competing ultrabooks.
  • New from HP: stylish Ultrabooks and a wafer-thin 'Sleekbook'

    Posted May 10, 2012 - 7:25 am

    HP announced a slew of refreshed and new HP laptops on Tuesday that should be shipping to retailers this summer. Among the newcomers are several HP Envy models and a business-oriented Ultrabook.
  • Physicist: Moore's Law as we know it is on its last legs

    Posted May 5, 2012 - 7:45 am

    Moore's Law -- the idea that computing power doubles roughly once every 18 months -- has proved to be surprisingly accurate since it was first outlined by Gordon Moore, a co-founder of Intel.
  • Samsung Series 9 Ultrabooks to get Ivy Bridge update

    Posted May 5, 2012 - 7:25 am

    The thin and light Samsung Series 9 Ultrabooks will be upgraded to Intel’s Ivy Bridge. The upcoming 15-inch laptop will sport a Core i5 3317U processor clocked at 1.7Ghz, according to a listing on Samsung’s site, but the company didn’t say when it would be available to buy, or for how much.
  • Intel-McAfee developing cloud-security strategy

    Posted May 4, 2012 - 4:03 pm

    Intel, which last year acquired McAfee for its security expertise, today described work it is doing to provide enterprises with a way to secure data stored in public or hybrid cloud environments.
  • Ivy Bridge chips run hotter than predecessors

    Posted May 1, 2012 - 7:58 am

    Not so fast, overclocking enthusiasts -- early online scuttlebutt suggests that Intel's new Ivy Bridge chips run hotter than their Sandy Bridge precursors by as much as 20 or 30 degrees Celsius.
  • First Ivy Bridge Ultrabook laptops to launch June 5

    Posted April 24, 2012 - 1:56 pm

    Monday marked the debut of Intel's third-generation processor family--code-named Ivy Bridge--but the first round of 13 of the quad-core chips was reserved for high-end desktops and laptops. These first-round chips will not go in mainstream computers or even trendy Ultrabooks.
  • First Intel Inside smartphone coming from Lava this week

    Posted April 17, 2012 - 7:59 pm

    The first smartphone with an Intel chip will become available in India this week from mobile device maker Lava International, ending a long wait for the chip maker to enter the smartphone market.
  • New Thunderbolt connector to feature in new MacBook Pro

    Posted April 13, 2012 - 7:22 am

    The next generation of Thunderbolt controllers should appear in upcoming iMac and MacBook Pros. According to a report, various PC shipments have been "delayed" because Intel hadn’t completed work on the new Thunderbolt controller.
  • Intel offers support package for small businesses

    Posted April 10, 2012 - 10:06 pm

    Intel on Tuesday announced a new suite called Small Business Advantage that takes advantage of specific features baked into the company's Core processors to maintain and secure PCs.
  • Intel customers sing praises of new Xeon processors

    Posted March 10, 2012 - 8:21 am

    Intel's launch Tuesday of the latest model Xeon server processors featured testimonials from several early adopters of the E5-2600 line, who lauded the performance and security of systems powered by the new processors.
  • Intel Ivy Bridge processors delayed, but don't panic

    Posted March 1, 2012 - 8:39 am

    Intel's Ivy Bridge microprocessors will arrive later than expected, apparently due to delays in the manufacturing process.

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