Intel’s x86 NUC mini-PC priced at $300

The mini-PC market is booming with a slew of ARM-powered Android bare-bones boards - and Intel clearly wants in on the fun, albeit with an x86 twist. 

Jar of Beans is a portable Android emulator

XDA Developer Unrealmanu has coded a slick Android emulator for Intel x86 devices. 

Acer's Revo RL80 packs a Core i3 processor

Compact yet full-featured Revo RL80 will make for an impressive HTPC.

Yes, ARM-powered Apple Macs are inevitable

Reports of Apple ditching Intel x86 chips for more power efficient ARM-based Macs have been circulating for years now. 

Intel wants a 48-core mobile processor



Intel may be having some difficulty eking out a viable x86 mobile market share, but that hasn't stopped Santa Clara from hyping a theoretical 48-core processor for smartphones and tablets.

Intel's 335 SSD hits 240GB

Intel has rolled out a new SSD targeted at entry-level buyers interested in replacing their traditional hard drives with an optimized solid state drive.

Windows 8 - damn impressive on an AMD homebuilt PC

This past weekend I built myself a new Windows 8 desktop computer and loaded up Microsoft's Office 13 preview.

Jolla wants a Sailfish smartphone

A team of ex-Nokia employees has managed to raise $257.8 million to launch a "new" mobile operating platform based on MeeGo, an operating system jointly developed and recently abandoned by Intel and Nokia.

More trouble for Intel's Clover Trail tablets



The launch of Intel's Clover Trail Windows 8 tablets has reportedly been postponed due to Santa Clara's failure to deliver a critical software patch designed to conserve precious mobile battery life. 



Intel Ultrabooks wither under tablet glow



Ultrabook sales are withering due to high prices and the allure of competing devices such as tablets and smartphones with more affordable price points.

Yes, Windows 8 still has bugs



A major firestorm erupted earlier this week after Intel CEO Paul Otellini reportedly told employees  Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system will be released before it is "fully ready."


Is Intel's Clover Trail SoC a "bloated nightmare?"



"Clover Trail is massive, so big that it is not economically viable in the markets [Intel] is fighting for."



Video: Intel ratchets up Windows 8 tablet offensive



Santa Clara has debuted its "first wave" of x86 Windows 8 tablets and convertible designs based on Intel's Core vPro, Core and Atom processors - including the new Atom SoC Z2760 formerly codenamed Clover Trail.

Report: Intel says Windows 8 isn't "fully" ready



Intel CEO Paul Otellini reportedly told employees in Taiwan that Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is being released before it is "fully ready."


Intel reduces chip sipping with near-threshold voltage



Intel recently showcased a number of near-threshold voltage (NTV) techniques that promise to significantly increase processor energy efficiency by decreasing the supply voltage.

Motorola RAZR i powered by Intel



Motorola Mobility has introduced the Razr i, a slick smartphone that is powered by an Intel x86 chip rather than a RISC-based ARM processor. 


Intel eyes ARM's big.LITTLE architecture



Intel is apparently eyeing ARM's big.LITTLE architecture as a potential paradigm for placing different cores a single x86 die.

Civilization V gets a touch-screen update

Touchscreen ultrabook support arrives for Civ V in Q4.

Intel preps Next Unit of Computing (NUC) for October launch

Tiny Intel PCs to launch in October for around $400.

Analyst says Intel ultrabooks are priced too high



Analysts at ABI Research confirm Intel's ultrabook platform has yet to take off - despite an extensive marketing campaign by Santa Clara.