Dell is giving the Venue 11 Pro tablet an Intel Core M makeover

The Dell Venue 11 Pro line of tablets feature 10.8 inch full HD displays, Windows 8.1 software, and a choice of Intel Atom or Intel Core processors. I reviewed a model with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor earlier this year and I was somewhat impressed… but found the $499 and higher price tags a little off-putting. […]

NEC launches LaVie U 2-in-1 tablet with Intel Core M, pen support (in Japan)

NEC has unveiled a new 2-in-1 tablet with an Intel Core M Broadwell low-power processor. The NEC LaVie U is a tablet with an 11.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display and an option for an active digitizer with support for a pressure-sensitive digital pen. The tablet comes with a keyboard dock that lets you […]

Acer Aspire Switch 12 2-in-1 tablet with Intel Core M revealed

When Intel unveiled its first 5th-gen Core “Broadwell” processor in September, a number of laptop and tablet makers took the opportunity to unveil some of the first computers that would use the chip. Among them was the Acer Aspire Switch 12, but Acer didn’t provide many details about the 2-in-1 tablet at the time. Now […]

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro specs leaked: 13 inch convertible with Intel Core M

Lenovo’s next Yoga Pro convertible notebook is on the way, and it could be one of the first devices to ship with an Intel Core M Broadwell low-power processor. We first heard about the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro in a listing from Indonesian regulatory agency Postel last month. Now more details are emerging. Redditor commodoor posted […]

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 […]

Lilbits (9-10-2014): Intel Core M Broadwell chip benchmarked

Intel’s first Broadwell chip is ready to go and the first laptops, tablets, and 2-in-1s featuring the new processor should hit the streets soon. The Intel Core M processor is a 4.5 watt chip that has the kind of power consumption (and efficiency) you’d expect from a cheap Intel Atom processor. But early benchmark tests […]

Meet the first Broadwell-powered tablets and laptops

Now that Intel’s first processor based on 5th-gen Core “Broadwell” technology is just about ready to go, PC makers are starting to unveil laptops and tablets powered by the low-power Intel Core M chip. While the 4.5W Intel Core M processor sips energy as efficiently as an Intel Atom chip, it offers significantly better performance, […]

Intel launches 4.5W Core M “Broadwell” chips for fanless tablets and convertibles

The first PCs featuring 5th-generation Intel Core processors are on the way… and they’ll be thin, light, and many will be fanless. Intel’s first chips based on its new “Broadwell” architecture are low-power Core M processors that use just 4.5W of power. Higher performance chips for premium laptops, desktops, and other devices are due out […]