Intel: Chips with hardware protections against Meltdown and Spectre coming in 2018

Shortly after the Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities were disclosed earlier this year, Intel started releasing software updates meant to mitigate the risk. Some of those updates came out better than others, but the idea was to help protect PC and servers by making it tougher for malware to infect a system and steal data […]

Updated Intel roadmap leaked: Gemini Lake this month, Cascade Lake-X in late 2018

Intel’s next-gen, low-power Celeron and Pentium processors are almost here. We’d been expecting Intel’s first “Gemini Lake” processors to have shipped by now, but an updated roadmap shared by the folks at MyDrivers shows that the first Gemini Lake processors should ship this month. The roadmap also lays out plans for new mid-range and high-end […]