Asus ViVoPC can be fitted with 16GB of RAM and Haswell silicon

Mini PC's are all the rage these days and Asus doesn't want to left out of the fun. Yes, the industry heavyweight recently showcased its slick little ViVoPC at Computex 2013 in Taiwan and just released an official spec sheet.

Intel NUCs will have Haswell inside

Intel's NUC, or Next Unit of Computing, measures approximately 4″ x 4″ x 1.5″ and is currently powered by a wide range of Ivy Bridge processors.

Analyst: Intel Atom chip outperforms Nvidia, Qualcomm and Samsung

Analysts at ABI Research report that Intel’s latest Atom processor - the Z2580 clocked at 2.0 GHz - sets the bar for performance and current drain in smartphones.

Report: Intel's Haswell chip is hotter and slower

The retail versions of Intel's Haswell chip reportedly run hotter and sip more power than pre-production silicon. In addition, the processors cannot (allegedly) be overclocked to the same speeds, while retail chips are "around 15°C" hotter than pre-production samples.

Intel's Thunderbolt 2 gets official

Intel has officially confirmed its next-gen Thunderbolt protocol will double the throughput of its predecessor, all while remaining fully backward compatible.

Intel's 2-in-1 strategy: the super-expensive tablet keyboard solution

Desperately clawing to the notion that more is less in the post-PC era (we never tire of saying that), Intel wants to kind of have its cake, eat it, and make you pay for it. Maybe someone can explain why I would want a hybrid tablet/laptop when maybe, just maybe, I need a tablet with a keyboard, or not. 

ARM is not worried about Intel

Intel struggles to be dominant in mobile. As much as any multi-billion dollar behemoth struggles to do anything. Meanwhile, ARM just sails along nicely, thank you.

ASUS does a Windows/Android hybrid contortionist thingy

The ASUS Transformer Book Trio runs in PC and tablet mode and can switch between Android and Windows. The question is why?

Claim: Intel powers new Samsung Galaxy tablet

Samsung has reportedly chosen a 1.6 GHz  dual-core Intel x86 chip - rather than an ARM-based processor - to power at least one of its upcoming 10-inch Android tablets.

Intel CEO spring cleans his staff

Intel's new chief executive, Brian Krzanich, has surprised analysts by ordering a sweeping company reorganisation.

AMD lags behind Samsung, Qualcomm

AMD has fallen behind rivals Qualcomm and Samsung on IC Insights' list of microprocessor vendors.

Intel says Haswell will save its X86 bacon

The PC will be saved from its much predicted doom by the glorious power-saving ability of the Haswell chip, at least according to the prophecy of Intel's chief technology officer Justin Rattner.

AMD stock slumps

Although AMD has seen better days, the stock had quite a rally in the first half of the year. Propped up by encouraging console design wins, AMD gained 83 percent this year, but now it is tumbling back again. 

Oracle's Ellison earns $3 a second

The CEO of Oracle, dashing Larry Ellison, earned $96.4 million last year and it’s hard to figure out how he can make ends meet.

Intel Ultrabooks continue to flag

Chipzilla's efforts to push into the mobile arena are paying off, but the fashion bag maker is still in a holding pattern waiting for Ultrabooks to take off, according to an analyst from Morgan Stanley.

Zotac Zbox gets an Intel Core i3/i5 update

Zotac recently revamped its Zbox mini computer lineup with Intel Core i3 and i5 processor options. 

Where there's an Intel Haswell there's a has way

Hot Hardware has spotted that Intel's new Haswell chip is going to be the first x86 CPU to have a on-die voltage regulator module, or VRM.

Intel will win in foundry wars

Moore's Law is eventually going to crush Intel's opposition as companies are unable to pay the huge costs involved in R&D and new process gear.

Intel Haswell models ready to ship

Manufacturers are hoping that a new crop of notebooks based on Intel’s Haswell processors and Windows 8 can help them buck negative trends in the PC market. A torrent of announcements is expected at Taipei's Computex fair next month and the first designs are ready and shipping.

Unknown chipmaker steals march on Intel, Qualcomm

Chinese chip vendor Allwinner Technologies might have sold more application processors for tablets in 2012 than Intel and Qualcomm put together.