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Intel launches Meteor Lake chips with vPro, including new 9W Intel Core Ultra processors

Intel is expanding its Core Ultra processor family with a new line of chips featuring Intel vPro technology for business and enterprise customers. Like the consumer chips that Intel launched in December, the new processors all feature Intel’s new AI Boost integrated neural processing unit (NPU) for hardware-accelerated AI features, a tri-cluster CPU with Performance, […]

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Tulpar is making an Intel-powered handheld gaming PC

Another day, another handheld gaming PC. This time Intel is teasing an upcoming Tulpar handheld gaming PC with a pretty standard-looking design. But under the hood it will most likely be powered by an Intel Meteor Lake processor with Intel Arc graphics, unlike most current-gen handhelds, which tend to have AMD Ryzen processors Radeon graphics. […]

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Intel Core Mobile Series 1 processors are Raptor Lake Refresh chips for thin and light PCs

Intel is expanding mobile processor family with yet another new brand of chips featuring names that make it clear these processors aren’t quite like anything else in the 2024 mobile lineup. The new Intel Core Mobile Series 1 chips are 15 watt U-series chips designed for thin-and-light laptops. They bring a speed boost over previous-gen U-series […]

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Intel expands the Raptor Lake Refresh desktop family with 35W to 65W mainstream processors

A few months after launching a half dozen high-performance, 125-watt desktop processors as part of the new 14th-gen Intel Core “Raptor Lake Refresh” family, Intel is expanding its 14th-gen desktop lineup to include 18 new mainstream desktop processors in the 35 to 65-watt range. The new Raptor Lake-Refresh chips continue to support features including Intel […]

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Intel’s 14th-gen Raptor Lake-HX chips are made for gaming laptops and mobile workstations

After launching a line of Raptor Lake-Refresh chips for desktop computers last fall, Intel is bringing the family to mobile with a new set of 55-watt Raptor Lake Refresh-HX-series processors designed for gaming laptops, mobile workstations, and other laptops and mini PCs that can benefit from a bit of extra CPU power. Since these processors […]

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Intel’s Meteor Lake (14th-gen “Core Ultra”) mobile chips bring a graphics upgrade, AI features, and a branding refresh

The first laptops powered by Intel’s 14th-gen processors based on Meteor Lake architecture arrive today. And they represent a number of firsts for Intel’s consumer chips. Meteor Lake processors are the first to feature Intel’s new “Core Ultra” branding. They’re the first to be manufactured on the new Intel 4 process. They’re also the first […]

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Intel launches 14th-gen “Raptor Lake Refresh” chips for desktops (Core i9-14900K is a 24-core chip with up to 6 GHz speeds)

Intel’s 14th-gen Intel Core processors will be divided into at least two branches. The upcoming Meteor Lake family is a mobile-only line of chips that bring AI features, a move to a more advanced manufacturing process, and a new naming scheme. But Intel’s first 14th-gen chips to launch are desktop processors that represent a more modest […]

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Lilbits: Fitbit 6, an “iPhone for AI,” Steam on Chromebooks, and Intel Meteor Lake is mobile-only

Intel plans to launch its 14th-gen processors based on “Meteor Lake” architecture in December, and they’re expected to be the first chips manufactured using the company’s new Intel 4 process, the first Intel consumer chips with an NPU (neural processing unit) for hardware-accelerated AI, and the first to be sold under the new Intel Core […]

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Intel Meteor Lake mobile processors launch Dec 14 with integrated NPU and a new naming scheme (Intel Core Ultra)

Intel’s Meteor Lake chips will be the company’s first processors with an integrated neural processing unit for hardware-accelerated AI features. They’ll also be the first manufactured using the company’s new Intel 4 process (which is, somewhat confusingly, a 7nm process). And they’ll be the first chips to sport Intel’s new naming convention. When the new […]

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Differences between Thunderbolt 5, Thunderbolt 4, Thunderbolt 3, and USB4

Intel has unveiled its new Thunderbolt 5 technology and says the first computers and accessories using the new high-speed connectors should be available in 2024. As expected, Thunderbolt 5 incorporates the USB4 v2 specification that was launched nearly a year ago, so there aren’t a lot of surprises in the new announcement. But Intel confirms […]

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Intel Meteor Lake chips could support on-package LPDDR5X memory

Intel’s upcoming Meteor Lake processors will be the company’s first chips manufactured using a new Intel 4 process, which the company says will bring improvements in performance and efficiency. They’ll also be the company’s first chips to use tiled architecture that separates key components like the CPU, GPU, and other parts into a series of […]

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Lilbits: Intel’s next-gen chips leaked, Libre Computer’s new single-board PC, and the GPD Win Mini is hot (literally)

Six years after launching the Le Potato single-board computer, Libre Computer is back with a new model called the Sweet Potato. And it’s… not all that new. The updated computer has the same basic design as the original, the same Amlogic S905X quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor, the same Raspberry Pi-compatible 40-pin GPIO headers, and almost the same […]

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Lilbits: Raspberry Pi supplies, Amazon Drive’s impending shutdown, separating Chrome from ChromeOS, and more

Amazon announced last year that it would pull the plug on its Amazon Drive cloud storage service at the end of 2023. But as the deadline approaches, the company has revealed that it won’t just delete all the files you may have uploaded to the service… instead it’ll move them over to Amazon Photos, a service […]