Lilbits: Google’s antitrust woes, new Intel and AMD chips, and MS Edge for Linux (for some reason)

The US Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, claiming the company abuses its dominance in the search and advertising spaces to… stay on top of the search and advertising spaces. Xda-developers has a pretty good write up of the allegations. The case is likely to play out in years rather than […]

Intel launches Elkhart Lake: 10nm Atom, Celeron, and Pentium chips for embedded applications

Intel’s new 11th-gen Core “Tiger Lake” processors for laptops and low-power desktops are grabbing a lot of attention thanks to a big graphics boost and a more modest bump in CPU performance. But this year Intel is also giving its low-cost, low-power “Atom” chips a major update. A bunch of new chips with “Tremont” CPU […]

Intel Jasper Lake processor lineup leaked (next-gen Atom)

Intel plans to update its line of low-cost, low-power chips for entry-level laptop and mini-desktop computers early next year. While official details haven’t been released yet, FanlessTech has obtained specs for Intel’s upcoming Jasper Lake processor lineup. The new chips are follow-ups to the Gemini Lake Refresh processors released in late 2019, and they feature Intel’s […]

Intel quietly launches cheaper Comet Lake-U chips (Celeron and Pentium)

Just over two months after introducing the first 10th-gen Core “Comet Lake” processors designed for laptops and other low-power computers, Intel has added two new chips to the lineup. They’re less powerful… but they’re also cheaper, which means we could see the new Intel Celeron 5205U and Pentium Gold 6405U show up in low-cost computers soon. Both processors […]

Intel’s next-gen Celeron and Pentium chips for budget devices could be way more powerful

Intel has been offering cheap, low-power processors for entry-level laptops since the company unveiled the first Atom chip for netbooks way back in 2008. The company doesn’t use the Atom name any more, but entry-level Celeron and Pentium Silver chips in the company’s Gemini Lake line use Atom-based architecture while higher-performance Pentium Gold processors are […]

Alfawise T1 is a $220 mini PC with a quad-core Intel Gemini Lake processor

Intel’s Gemini Lake processors are low-cost, low-power chips aimed at entry-level notebooks, 2-in-1 tablets, and compact desktop computers. They’re branded with Celeron and Pentium Silver names, consume about 6-10 watts of power, and come in dual-core and quad-core versions. Gemini Lake is the successor to the Intel Apollo Lake chips that have powered this space […]

Intel June Canyon NUC with Gemini Lake coming soon (and other Intel mini PC news)

Intel’s Hades Canyon NUC may be the most powerful mini-desktop the company has ever built, but it’s not the only mini PC Intel brought to this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. I got a chance to sit down with Intel’s John Deatherage to talk about the company’s other mini PCs, and he laid out the roadmap […]

Intel launches low-power Gemini Lake chips (with Pentium Silver and Celeron models)

Intel’s first chips based on the company’s new Gemini Lake architecture are here. The company is launching three new low-cost, low-power processors aimed at desktops and three aimed at notebooks. These are the successors to Intel’s Apollo Lake processors, which first hit the streets last year, and the new models are expected to offer a […]

Skyworld shows off convertible PC with Intel Gemini Lake processor a bit early

Intel hasn’t formally launched its upcoming Gemini Lake chip family yet, but it’s pretty much an open secret at this point that the next-gen low-power Celeron and Pentium chips are on their way. In fact, it’s such an open secret that a Chinese PC maker is already showing off a convertible tablet-style notebook powered by […]