Intel provides guidelines for thin, fanless systems with Core M chips

Intel’s new Core M processor is a low-power, high-performance chip aimed at thin, light and fanless computers including notebooks, tablets, and 2-in-1 systems. At least 8 portable computers with Intel Core M chips are on the way this year, and early benchmarks suggest the little tablets and notebooks won’t use a lot of power, but […]

Intel Atom “Cherry Trail” 14nm chips coming in 2015

After Intel launched its low-power, low-cost Atom processors in 2008 the chip family sort of stagnated for a while. There wasn’t really that much difference between an Atom chip from 2009 and one from 2011 in terms of performance. Things changed with the introduction of Intel’s Bay Trail architecture in 2013. Low-cost notebooks and tablets […]

Intel demonstrates a laptop with a second E Ink screen on the lid

Dual-screen laptops haven’t really taken off… but maybe that’s just because device makers haven’t found the right way to put a second screen on a portable computer just yet. The Asus Taichi line of notebooks feature screens on both sides of the lid — so when the lid is closed you find yourself holding a tablet. […]

Dell unveils Venue 8 7000 Series Android tablet with Intel RealSense 3D camera

Dell is starting to show off a new Android tablet which the company says is the world’s thinnest, at 6mm or just under 0.24 inches thick. The Dell Venue 8 7000 Series tablet features an Intel Atom Z3500 series Moorefield processor and a high-resolution 8.4 inch OLED display. But those aren’t the only things that make […]

Intel unveils Intel Braswell chips for cheap laptops, new Bay Trail chips for $99 tablets

Intel’s low-power Bay Trail and Haswell processors are already popular options among budget notebook and tablet makers. But the company is promising its next-gen chips will offer better performance and lower power consumption, while still targeting devices that sell for under $500. The new chips, code-named Braswell, will be available as a low-cost, low-power alternative […]