Intel Labs takes us back to the future

Want to check out a cool robotic butler? How about an encryption accelerator, a tricked-out WiMax car, or a high-speed software based network? 

All were on display today at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

Genevieve Bell: Intel’s Secret Weapon

There is only one female Intel Fellow and, as far as I know, only one Intel Fellow who isn’t an engineer.  That one person is Genevieve Bell and she is Intel’s Secret Weapon. 

Bill forces Apple and Intel to disclose use of 'conflict minerals'

Hi-tech companies could be forced to admit whether they're buying minerals that fuel violence in Congo.

Acer deploys tricked-out Predator gaming rig

Acer has deployed the latest iteration of its tricked-out Predator gaming rig. The hardcore system features Intel Core i7 quad-core processors, Nvidia GeForce GTX470 graphics with 3-way SLI support and 12GB DDR3 memory.

The REAL iPhone 4 teardown

UBM TechInsights has thoroughly torn down the long-awaited Apple iPhone 4 and identified all its key components, including a 3-axis digital gyroscope and accelerometer designed by ST Micro.

Is Nvidia's GeForce 14x faster than Intel's Core i7?

Intel has reportedly acknowledged that application kernels run up to 14 times faster on an Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 compared to a Core i7 960 CPU.

Report: Nokia prepping ARM-powered tablet for Q4 launch

Nokia is reportedly prepping an ARM-powered tablet PC for a fourth quarter launch.

Toshiba launches 3D-ready laptop

Toshiba has introduced a 3D-ready laptop powered by Nvidia’s Vision technology.

Aava debuts X86 SDK for Android developers

Aava Mobile has introduced a hardware-enhanced SDK targeted at Android developers writing apps for Morestown-powered tablets and smartphones.

Intel eyes lucrative tablet market

Computex 2010 - Intel has announced "ambitious" plans to increase its share in the ARM-dominated tablet market with an Atom-based SoC platform codenamed "Oak Trail."

Steve Ballmer and Geezer CEO syndrome

Android. iPhone. Internets. Get off my monopolistic lawn, you damn kids!

Meego is already available on netbooks

The mobile operating system created by Intel and Nokia is going to have a tough time making a splash against Android and iPhone OS, but Meego is now available on netbooks where it stands to make some inroads.

Nvidia CEO smacks down Intel's Moorestown

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang is confident that Intel's recently introduced Moorestown processor will pose little threat to his Tegra SoC.

Intel eulogizes Larrabee GPGPU

Intel has officially confirmed that it will not be bringing a discrete graphics product - such as the Larrabee GPGPU - to market.

Intel says "thin is in"

Are you tired of lugging around a heavy laptop that offers sub-par performance and an all-too short battery life? 


Sony, Intel, Google to make Internet-powered TV a reality

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google's interactive TV software, which will be powered by a tailored version of its Android operating system, is expected to be officially announced at its "I/O" event on Thursday.

ViewSonic goes green with new PC Mini

ViewSonic is going ultra-green with its new Mini, which reportedly consumes up to 90% less energy than traditional, power-hungry tower PCs.

Entry-level MacBook gets 10 hour battery life

Apple has updated its entry-level $999 MacBook with a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Nvidia GeForce 320M graphics and a 10-hour battery.

Intel tablets to surface at Computex

No, Intel is not suffering from Apple iPad envy. Well, OK, maybe just a little. In any case, the company has confirmed plans to unveil "serious" Atom-based tablet designs at Computex in June.

Mobile Wars: Can Intel's Moorestown take on ARM?

The mobile market is currently dominated by ARM's nearly ubiquitous architecture. 

But Intel's Moorestown platform may herald the end of the beginning - rather than the beginning of the end - for ARM's mobile monopoly.