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The Intel Skylake-X Review: Core i9 7900X, i7 7820X and i7 7800X Tested

Building a PC is an experience worth having. Finding out what works with what and putting it all together is an experience, and the first time always gives a sense of achievement and accomplishment. In the high-end desktop space, even more so: trying not to break your first $500+ CPU can be akin to feeling like a surgeon.… Read More »

Intel Hints at Possible Patent Violations Over x86 Emulation on ARM-Based Windows 10 Laptops

In a new development, Intel appears to have warned Qualcomm – without directly naming it – and its partners over possible patent infringement with the implementation of x86 emulation in upcoming laptops. This comes after Qualcomm and Microsoft announced that Windows 10 PC apps will get support for ARM chipsets, specifically, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoCs, and more recently announced… Read More »

Apple MacBook Lineup to Be Refreshed With New Intel Chips at WWDC: Report

Apple Inc. plans to announce an update to its laptop lineup at an annual conference for app developers in early June, a move that could help offset new competition from Microsoft Corp. as well as declining iPad sales. Apple is planning three new laptops, according to people familiar with the matter. The MacBook Pro will get a faster… Read More »

Lenovo launches new ThinkPad laptops with Intel ‘Kaby Lake’ CPUs

Lenovo has launched three new laptops under its ThinkPad line-up at the ongoing Solidworks World 2017 conference in Los Angeles, US. These include the P71, P51 and P51s, with prices starting at $1,849, $1,399 and $1,049 respectively. While the P71 and P51 will hit be available in the US starting April, the P51s will be available in March.… Read More »

Intel moves beyond x86, puts 64-bit ARM processor in new FPGA chip

It seems like the chip war between Intel and ARM is slowly winding down, at least for the time being. Intel for decades has doggedly sworn by chips based on its homegrown x86 architecture, but the company is putting a 64-bit ARM processor in its new Stratix 10 FPGA (field-programmable gate array), which was announced on Tuesday. The… Read More »

Intel may make chips specially for mixed reality headsets

Intel believes untethered headsets could be a new class of PCs in the future, and the company may develop chips dedicated to those devices. The chipmaker previewed its virtual and augmented reality plans last month with Project Alloy, a Microsoft HoloLens-type headset that can mix images from real and virtual worlds. Project Alloy will be available for PC… Read More »

Intel Says USB Type-C Digital Audio Should Replace 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Intel at its Intel Developer Forum 2016 in Shenzhen, China laid out plans to promote an industry shift from an analogue to digital interface. One of the ways it plans to make the shift is by replacing the traditional 3.5mm jack that we have seen in thousands of smartphones, tablets, and PCs with the new USB Type-C port.… Read More »