Tag: Skylake

Intel Rolls Out Spectre Fixes For Skylake, Kaby Lake, And Coffee Lake Chips

Spectre fixes for Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake processors have begun rolling out. Intel has shipped the microcode updates to OEMs, and users should receive patches soon enough.

Computers February 22, 2018

Intel's Coffee Lake To Be Released This Year At 14nm

Intel has announced that it will come up with another processor this year. The company revealed that the 8th-generation Coffee Lake will be built using a 14-nanometer process.

Computers February 15, 2017

New Chromebook 'Eve' First To Feature Fingerprint Scanner, Gets High-Resolution Display And Kaby Lake Processor

The new Chromebook called 'Eve' features a Kaby Lake processor, fingerprint scanner, and high-resolution display. Based on the features alone, this Chromebook will be a high-end device.

Computers December 20, 2016

Alienware 13 Is A 13-Inch VR-Ready Laptop: GeForce GTX 1060, Intel Skylake Make It A Portable Beast

Alienware has released a powerful new 13-inch laptop designed to take on virtual reality experiences. The Alienware 13 sports a GTX 1060 series graphics card and a sixth-generation Intel Skylake processor with a base price of $1,199.

Computers November 1, 2016

Intel Unveils Kaby Lake: 4K Video Enthusiasts Will Love The 7th Gen Core Processor

Intel has unveiled Kaby Lake, the company's 7th generation Core microprocessor. A revamp of the 14nm Skylake, Kaby Lake will be found in many, and perhaps most, of the computers that will be sold in this year's holiday shopping season.

Computers August 31, 2016

How Much Faster Is 2016 12-Inch Retina MacBook Compared To 2015 Model? Here's What Geekbench Scores Reveal

The newly released 2016 12-inch Retina MacBook is proving to be a faster laptop compared to its 2015 version. Geekbench benchmark scores reveal that the new MacBook is between 5 percent and 18 percent faster than its predecessor depending on the configuration.

Computers April 28, 2016

Sleek ASUS Zenbook UX305UA With Intel i5 Skylake Processor Now Available At $750

ASUS has upgraded its ultraportable thin-and-light notebooks with the Zenbook UX305UA. The upgrades include Intel's latest Core i5 Skylake chipsets.

Computers April 20, 2016

Good News, Windows 7 And 8.1 Users: Intel Skylake Support Gets 1-Year Extension

Microsoft delayed the deadline for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 support on Skylake PCs. The company said that the new timeline should allow enterprise customers to make a smoother transition to Windows 10 and newer hardware architectures.

Apps/Software March 19, 2016

Microsoft Rolls Out Surface Pro 4 And Surface Book Firmware Update To Address Power Management Issues

Microsoft rolled out a firmware update for the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book that will address power management issues. The problems are said to be related to Intel's new Skylake processor.

Apps/Software February 19, 2016

MacBook Line To Get Upgrades This Year, Fueling Apple Growth

It's been a while since Apple launched new MacBooks, but upgraded models should hit the scene in the coming months. According to a new investors note, Apple should introduce new MacBook upgrades by June.

Computers January 25, 2016

New 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro With Skylake Processor Shows Up On Geekbench, But Don’t Get Excited Yet

Benchmark results uploaded on Geekbench 3 were said to belong to an Intel Skylake-powered 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. Apple fans, however, should not get too excited just yet.

Computers January 19, 2016

Skylake Bug Could Crash Your CPU: Here's How To Check If Your PC Has It

If your PC was built around an Intel Skylake CPU, you might (not) be in luck. Read on to see how you can test your PC to determine whether or not the CPU has a freezing vulnerability.

Computers January 13, 2016

Mathematicians Discover Bug That Causes Skylake Chips To Freeze In The Middle Of Complex Workloads

The community of mathematicians of the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search found a bug that freezes systems while performing complex workloads on Skylake computers. Intel has confirmed the issue and released a BIOS update to fix it.

Computers January 11, 2016

Bought Alienware Gaming Laptop With Haswell Or Broadwell Chips? You Might Be Eligible For Free Skylake Upgrade

Frank Azor promises and delivers. Surprising upgrades for the latest line of laptops from Alienware, and the price is out of this world.

Computers September 11, 2015

Surface Pro 4: Features, Pricing, Release Date And Everything We Know So Far About Microsoft's Upcoming Tablet

The Surface Pro 4 is one of the most hotly anticipated tablets of this year, so we’ve rounded up all the leaks and rumors to create a clearer picture of what the upcoming tablet could offer.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 8, 2015

Intel’s New Core M Compute Stick Is A Powerful Pocket PC Running On Skylake

Amid all the hoopla about the new Skylake processors being announced at IFA, Intel quietly unveiled its brand new Compute Stick running on sixth-gen Core M chips.

Computers September 4, 2015

Surface Pro 4: Intel Unveils Skylake Processor, Will It Power The New Tablet In October Launch?

Skylake, the latest generation of Intel processor, has just been unveiled. Will the new chipset power the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 when the tablet makes its reported October debut?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 3, 2015

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Reportedly To Get 4K Display, USB Type-C And Skylake Processor

The rumor mill is busy churning out speculations on the features of the new Microsoft Surface Pro 4, which may launch as soon as October.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 12, 2015

Intel's High-End Xeon Processors To Power Laptops Soon

Intel’s upcoming line of Xeon processors, formerly limited to servers and desktop workstations, will be available for laptops and netbooks in the near future.

Computers August 10, 2015

Intel Skylake Chips To Boost Battery Life And Graphics Of Future Macs: Report

A new report says future Macs running Intel's upcoming Skylake chips will be up to 41 percent faster than current-gen Macs running on Broadwell chips.

Computers July 25, 2015

Intel SkyLake will make wireless PCs a reality in 2015

Intel introduces the new SkyLake at the Intel’s Developer Forum in San Francisco. The next generation chip promises to bring the wireless technology to PCs in 2015.

Computers September 14, 2014

Intel snags Powerwave patents as it pushes for wireless PCs

Intel believes in a world without cords. To create a future with wireless PCs, the company can tap into Powerwave patents to pave the way.

Computers September 12, 2014

Intel prepping big move into wearables, IoT space

Intel has used its Intel Developer Forum to announce a number of big changes in the company's focus, especially when it comes to wearable devices and the Internet of Things.

Computers September 9, 2014

Intel eyes cable-free future for PCs

The future for PCs is looking less cluttered as Intel promises to make a big change to make wireless the standard on personal computers by 2016.

Computers June 11, 2014

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