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Intel highlights more of its wireless computing plans

Intel is taking more steps to provide what it calls “wire-free” computing by 2016, a plan the company first talked about publicly in June at the Computex trade show. The company is developing a smart dock through which laptops can wirelessly connect to monitors and external peripherals, it said in a blog entry. The dock […]

Acer ships first Chromebooks with Intel’s Core i3 chip

Acer is cranking up the speed of Chromebooks with the first models featuring Intel’s Core i3 processor. The two Acer C720 Chromebooks have 11.6-inch screens and Intel’s Core i3-40005U processor based on Haswell microarchitecture. The Acer C720 Chromebook model with 2GB of memory has a $349.99 price tag and a model with 4GB of memory […]

AMD vs Intel: which processor is best?

There was a time when choosing the right processor for your laptop or desktop PC was relatively straightforward. There was a choice of perhaps half a dozen models from Intel or a similar number from AMD, but CPUs have bred faster than rabbits on Viagra. In the battle of Intel vs AMD, which processor should […]

Intel wants your next PC to have no wires

Intel wants to completely eliminate wires from computers, and is working on a series of wireless technologies to make that a reality in the coming years. PCs are on the way to a “true no-wire” experience, and Intel is working on technologies to remove the clutter of power cords, display connectors and peripheral cables, said […]

Intel making PC processors tablet friendly with new Core M chips

Intel wants to deliver more performance to tablets while curbing power consumption, and has launched a new Core M line of processors to meet those needs. The Core M will be based on the architecture used in the popular Core i3, i5 and i7 processors mainly found in laptops and desktops. The Core M line […]

Intel to show thin tablet-laptop hybrid with delayed Broadwell chip

A new but delayed chip from Intel that promises better performance and lower power consumption for tablets and laptops will take a small but important step forward this week with a planned demonstration at the Computex trade show. The chip, called Broadwell, is Intel’s next major processor but production problems have pushed back its launch […]

Google and Intel team up for Chromebook push, new Core i3 and Bay Trail-M models revealed

Google and Intel have partnered up to give Chrome OS a big marketing push, with new intel-powered Chromebook laptops arriving later this year

Intel wants inside every Chromebook, announces slew of new models

If Google’s Chromebook is the next big thing, Intel wants to make sure that Intel is Inside. On Tuesday, a number of manufacturers announced plans to build low-cost netbooks around the mobile version of Intel’s “Bay Trail” Atom chip, the Bay Trail-M. Lenovo’s new N20p was probably the highest-profile offering, but the other hardware makers […]

Intel targets 40 million tablet shipments, up to 750 brands

Intel is late to the tablet game and it admits to that fact, but has set bold targets for 2014 as it seeks to catch up to market leader, ARM. Earlier this year, Intel said it wants to see 40 million Intel-based tablets shipped across both consumer and commercial markets. It’s a message multiple executives […]

Intel goes channel-only with new hybrid tablet for education

Intel has chosen its six distributors to sell its ‘Education 2-in-1′ tablet device throughout the entire Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, including Australian distie Leader Computers. Adelaide distributor, Leader Computers, joins Pakistan’s Viper, India’s Connoisseur, Thailand’s Supreme, the Philippines’ Felta and Indonesia’s EM Harrisma on the product’s suppliers list. Leader Computers has been an Intel partner since […]

Acer Aspire V5 TouchScreen Laptop with Intel Core i7 for $599

The Microsoft Store is back again with another incredible deal on an Acer V5 Ultrabook, this time it comes equipped with an Intel Core i7 and 1080p touchscreen for the price of $599.  The specific model for sale is the Acer Aspire V5-573P-9899.  Specs are as follows: Processor: Core i7 4500U 1.8GHz Processor Screen: 15.6″ […]

Acer Aspire V5 Touchscreen Laptop With Intel Core i5 and 15” 1080p Screen for $499

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen an amazing deal on an Ultrabook, but there is one now.  The Microsoft Store is offering the Acer Aspire V5 Touchscreen laptop with Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 500GB HD and (drum roll please) a 15.6” 1080p IPS screen all for the price of $499.  Here are the full […]

Intel brings Windows 8.1 to schools with new education hybrid

Intel this week showed off a laptop-tablet hybrid with Windows 8.1 for the education market, where Chromebooks and tablets are also fighting for position. The Intel Education 2-in-1 hybrid has a 10.1-inch screen that can detach from a keyboard base to turn into a tablet. Intel makes reference designs, which are then replicated by device […]

Lenovo Notebook Flex 15(59401417) 15.6" Intel Core i5 4200U (1.60GHz) 500GB SSHD

The Lenovo Flex 15 touchscreen notebook with an Intel Core i5 starts at $749 on Lenovo.com, but Newegg has a deal for this laptop for $599 via their eBay store.  This particular model has the following specs: Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U (1.60GHz) Memory: 8GB Memory 500GB HDD Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4400 Touchscreen Display […]

Toshiba CB30-102 review: Chromebook boasting a 13.3” screen and Intel Celeron processor

Price: £250 inc VAT Rating: 8 Chromebooks are Google’s vision of how a modern laptop should be. Generally they’re lightweight, relatively cheap, and feature an interface optimised entirely for web use. This makes them excellent second computers, ones that you can hand to your children or take to places where a £1000 ultrabook might be […]

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 with Intel Core i5 $599.99 at Best Buy

Best Buy has an incredible deal on the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 two in one laptop convertible, you can get an Intel Core i5 equipped 3rd generation processor for $599.99, that’s $300 off the $899.99 regular price.  The full specs of the Yoga 13 on sale at Best Buy (online and in store) are as […]

Intel launches notebook, tablet for schools

Intel unveiled two reference designs on Wednesday aimed at the education market: a clamshell notebook and a tablet, each outfitted with intriguing peripherals and software for educators. Both the “Clamshell EF10MI2″–part of Intel’s “Classmate PC” family–and the 10-inch,�ECS TR10CD1 Education Android tablet won’t be sold by Intel directly. Instead, it will be up to a […]

HP ENVY TouchSmart 14 with Quad HD+ TouchScreen and Intel Core i5 for $799

The Microsoft Store has another sweet deal on an Ultrabook, this one being the HP TouchSmart 14 that features an Quad HD+ Touchscreen for $799.  That’s right, a laptop with 3200 x 1800 resolution touchscreen and latest 4th generation Intel Core i5 for $799, which is $200 less than what HP sells this for direct. […]

Hands On: Intel’s RealSense is both productive and fun

Intel is here at CES pushing the idea that we will interact with our PCs in far easier and smarter ways in the near future. And if the company’s new Kinect-like camera interface is any guide, voice and gesture interaction with PCs might indeed be just about ready for prime time. Throughout 2014, OEMs including�Acer, […]

3D webcams will help PCs read human emotions, Intel says

Intel wants to bridge the gap between the virtual and real worlds with the help of 3D webcams, which the company hopes will replace the mundane 2D cameras in laptops and tablets by the second half of this year. (Follow CES 2014 live, and get the latest CES news here.) The new 3D cameras will […]

Intel introduces new chips to help PCs see, hear, and feel

It’s official: The notebook computer can now see as well as take your picture. Meet the Intel RealSense 3D camera. (Follow CES 2014 live, and get the latest CES news here.) Middle of last year, Intel had announced that its version of the Kinect camera would be available in mid- to late-2014. On Monday at […]

Nuance, Intel build speech commands into PCs — finally

PCs from Acer, Dell, HP and Lenovo will soon include Nuance’s Dragon Assistant, the speech giant’s technology for tweeting, Facebooking, and playing music using voice commands.(Follow CES 2014 live, and get the latest CES news here.) Nuance announced the partnerships here at CES, for both PCs and tablets running the Intel Core and Atom processors. […]

Toshiba L50 Intel Core i7 Haswell Laptop for $499 after Coupon

If all you care about is processing power then the Toshiba L50 that comes equipped with an Intel Core i7-4700mq Quad Core processor for $499.99 is probably as low as you’re going to get for a laptop with such a processor.  Here’s how to get the deal, go to Toshiba.com and add the Toshiba L50-ABT3N22 […]

Dell Latitude 3440 review: a budget laptop designed for business featuring an Intel Haswell processor

Price: £514 inc VAT Rating: 8 The Dell Latitude 3440 is one of few budget laptops to feature Intel’s new Haswell processors and, despite its factory-fresh technology, the Dell Latitude 3440 is one of the most affordable systems on test – at £514, it falls into the cheapest half of our selection. See alsoGroup test: […]

Dell’s Sputnik 3 touchscreen laptop has Ubuntu Linux, Intel’s Haswell

Dell has started selling a thin and light touchscreen laptop called the XPS 13 Developer Edition, which will have Ubuntu Linux OS and Intel’s fourth-generation Core processors, code-named Haswell. The laptop, code-named Sputnik, has a 13.3-inch touchscreen and will run on Ubuntu 12.04 OS. It is priced starting at US$1,249.99 and is available in the […]