Barebones Ivy Bridge mini-PC has a $200 price tag



Shuttle recently debuted a low-power mini PC. 

The DS437 - which can be snapped up for approximately $200 - is a fabless system powered by an Intel Celeron 1037 dual-core chip based on Intel's Ivy Bridge architecture.

HP's Split x2 has a $750 price point

HP's Split x2 can best be described as a notebook with a 13.3 inch screen, 4GB of RAM and a 128GB solid state disk (SSD).

Intel Iris GPUs look like they're fast

Intel is starting to talk up its next generation GPUs, dubbed Iris. The new GPU is set to debut in Haswell later this year and it seems to be quite a performer. 

Intel's Haswell gets benchmarked

Intel remains on track to launch its next-gen Haswell (x86) chip architecture this summer.

Too many Intel Haswells will spoil the broth

Intel is unlikely to release its Core i "Haswell" Platform in any serious numbers because of the "annoying" USB 3.0 flaw. JoAnne Feeney, an analyst with Longbow Research, said that although Intel is on track to introduce its next-generation Core i-series "Haswell" microprocessors in June, it is unlikely we will see many of them.

Building a fanless DIY media center PC

x86-powered PCs typically generate a fair amount of heat and are often equipped with fan-based active cooling systems that can be somewhat noisy.

Acer rolls out Timeline M5 Ultrabook lineup

Acer has debuted its Aspire Timeline M5 lineup of Ultrabooks, which weigh in at 4.3 pounds and measure .81 inches thin. 



Apple’s MacBook Air gets upgraded



Apple refreshed its wildly popular MacBook Air lineup on Monday, with new models featuring Intel Ivy Bridge processors and 720p FaceTime cameras.

Meet the world's lightest ultrabook

A company called Gigabyte has reportedly come up with a laptop computer that weighs less than any other computer of its kind.

AMD launches second-gen Trinity APUs

AMD has officially rolled out its next-generation Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). 


Report: Apple to announce MacBook refresh in June

Apple is prepping its long-awaited MacBook refresh, which, according to the latest reports, will likely be announced on June 11 during the company's Worldwide Developers Conference.

Google Chrome OS to get Drive integration

Mountain View is preparing to integrate its new Google Drive Cloud-based storage platform with the upcoming version of its flagship Chrome operating system.

Intel rolls out Ivy Bridge processors

Intel is rolling out its first batch of Ivy Bridge processors, including 13 quad-core chips targeted at desktop computers. 



Google wants a faster Chromebook

Google is reportedly planning to upgrade its current lineup of Intel Atom-powered Chromebooks with Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge processors.



Report: Apple drops Nvidia's Kepler from low-range MacBooks



It seems as if Nvidia is having difficulty manufacturing its upcoming Kepler GPU lineup due to a supply shortage at TSMC that has been linked to internal (TSMC) 28nm issues.

The Ivy Bridge CPUs of Apple’s MacBooks



Intel’s next-gen 22nm Ivy Bridge processors are expected to ship en masse in June 2012, rather than April as originally planned. 


AMD's Apple fiasco

Apple reportedly took a close look at AMD's "Llano" APU for its new MacBook Air lineup last year, but ended up rejecting the processor due to numerous (allegedly) faulty parts.

Intel talks Ivy Bridge benchmarks

Intel's annual developer forum officially kicks off tomorrow, but Santa Clara has already begun talking up its next-gen Ivy Bridge chipset.

Intel's Ivy Bridge surrounded by muddy waters



A new report claims that tepid PC sales could prompt Intel to postpone its planned upgrade to a 22nm process at Fab 24.

Superthin 'Ultrabooks' coming soon, says Intel

Intel's revealed designs for a new type of notebook - new, that is, if you don't count the Macbook Air - based on a thinner form factor and tablet-like features.