intel

Tue
28
May
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New 'Haswell' Chips to Boost Battery Life, Intel Says

Intel says its new line of Core processors, tentatively known as 'Haswell' chips, will completely change the way we think about laptop battery life. The firm says its new chips could extend laptop battery life by up to 50 per cent. Intel says that ... it focused exclusively on laptops and tablet computers when designing the new Haswell chips. Rani Borkar, Intel Architecture Group's corporate vice president and general manager, insists that the goal all along was to produce processors that simply consume less power. Intel Seeks Tricky Balance Between Power Consumption and Performance However, ... (view more)

Tue
30
Apr
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Intel Car Headlight Features Projector, Processor

Intel and a team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers have successfully created a "smart automobile headlight" prototype designed to reduce the number of hazardous incidents caused by inclement weather. The design features a three-part interior ... comprised of a projector, camera, and processor. The projector extends outward, as would the headlight of a standard vehicle. Beneath the projector sits a camera that is able to capture the speed and outline of a falling rain drop, snowflake, etc. The camera relays this information to the adjoining processor, which makes a prediction as to the ... (view more)

Thu
01
Nov
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'StartMenu8 Beta', and 'Intel Solid State Drive (SSD) Toolbox 3.1'

StartMenu8 Beta StartMenu8 is specially designed for computers running Microsoft's new Windows 8. It offers a great solution for users who like working with the Windows Start menu and are not accustomed to the new tile-based start screen in Windows ... 8. This free software utility restores both the start button and the Windows Start menu. http://www.iobit.com Intel Solid State Drive (SSD) Toolbox 3.1 The Intel Solid-State Drive Toolbox is a free "drive management" software system that allows you to view the current drive information for Intel Solid-State Drives. It also allows you to ... (view more)

Fri
14
Sep
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Intel Haswell Chip: Ultrabook Battery Life Doubles

Although their popularity is growing all the time, lightweight and portable 'ultrabook' PCs will soon get another boost from a number of emerging technologies, including next-generation batteries that could double the amount of time an ultrabook can ... function unplugged. Chipmaker Intel unveiled some of these new technologies at its recent Intel Developer Conference. A "massive, massive amount of innovation is coming," Intel said. Haswell Chips Key to Ultrabook Advancement The key to this major step forward in ultrabook design will be a fourth-generation of Intel Core chips, currently code- ... (view more)

Mon
11
Jun
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Intel TV Service Monitors Viewers for Advertisers

Intel is reportedly working on a new facial recognition system designed to help advertising companies target consumers in a more efficient, direct manner. The ground-breaking hardware is said to be able to recognize distinguishing features about ... people watching a TV screen, and individually select target-specific advertisements to display for them. The system is based on a set-top control box that does not identify specific individuals, but does recognize their general characteristics, such as gender and age. (Source: vancouversun.com ) Precise Monitoring, Feedback Intel is currently asking ... (view more)

Wed
11
Apr
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Ex-Intel Worker Takes $300M in Data to AMD

An engineer who left his job at Intel has now admitted to stealing design documents worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Bishwamohan Pani, 36, a worker at the company's chip manufacturing facility in Hudson, Massachusetts until 2008, will be ... sentenced on five counts of fraud. Pani had been working on Intel's line of Itanium processors, which were designed for use in extremely powerful computers and the servers used in corporate networks. Although much-hyped, the processors didn't catch on in the market and were generally considered something of a disappointment. Vacation Time Perfect for ... (view more)

Mon
06
Feb
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New AMD CPU/GPU Hybrids to Power Windows 8 Tablets

Popular chip maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) says it is currently working on a new line of processors designed to power Windows 8 tablets, and hopes to make them available to tablet manufacturers later this year. AMD chief executive officer (CEO) ... Rory Read made the announcement before a group of American analysts this past week. "We have a huge opportunity in front of us," Read noted. "How the world is using processors is changing rapidly. This is about stepping out of the shadows and leading." (Source: pocket-lint.com ) AMD Seeks Opportunity to Trump Long-Term Rival Intel There's no doubt ... (view more)

Sat
29
Oct
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'Intel Solid State Drive Toolbox v3.0', and 'CCCP (Combined Community Codec Pack) 2011-10-29 BETA'

Intel Solid State Drive Toolbox v3.0 Manage and keep your Intel SSD running properly with Intel SSD Toolbox. The Intel Solid-State Drive Toolbox (Intel SSD Toolbox) provides the following functional capabilities: Accessing Intel SSD management ... features (Intel SSD Optimizer, System Configuration Tuner and Secure Erase); Reporting the drive identification data for Intel SSDs, as well as other drives; Accessing the Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (SMART) attributes for Intel SSDs, as well as other drives; Checking the SMART thresholds and viewing recommended actions for Intel ... (view more)

Mon
25
Jul
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ARM, Intel Rivalry Could Lead to Laptop Price War

According to a new report, it's expected that Windows 8 will ship with a number of new, low-cost notebook computers. Looking ahead, analysts expect a price battle between ARM and Intel that may result in a favorable market for consumers. "After more ... than 30 years of domination by a single micro-architecture -- Intel Corp.'s X86 -- the PC microprocessor... market finally is set for some real competition," said Matt Wilkins, an analyst for IHS-iSuppli. Wilkins contends that a growing rivalry between Intel and ARM will drive down the cost of laptops around the time Microsoft releases Windows 8. ... (view more)

Thu
14
Jul
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'Intel Chipset Identification Utility 6.0', and 'BlueScreenView 1.35'

Intel Chipset Identification Utility 6.0 The Intel Chipset Identification Utility helps you identify the Intel chipset on your motherboard. This information can be used to see if your system supports software like Intel Matrix Storage Manager, Intel ... Chipset Software Installation Utility, or Intel graphics drivers. http://www.intel.com BlueScreenView 1.35 BlueScreenView scans all your Windows 'minidump' log files created during 'blue screen of death' crashes, and displays the information about all crashes in one table. For each crash, BlueScreenView displays the minidump filename, the date / ... (view more)

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