Beelink and GMK mini PCs with Intel Core i5-8259U and Iris Plus 655 now available

When I reviewed the Intel Bean Canyon NUC small form factor desktop computer in 2018, I noted that its 28-watt Intel Core i5-8259U processor with Intel Iris Plus 655 graphics gave it an edge over most other similarly-sized mini PCs at the time. A few years later, Intel has a few 15-watt processors that can […]

GPD Win Max mini gaming laptop – unboxing and first impressions

The GPD Win Max is a mini gaming laptop with an 8 inch HD touchscreen display, an Intel Core i5-1035G7 Ice Lake processor and Iris Plus graphics, 16GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and built-in game controllers. GPD will begin taking pre-orders for $779 through a crowdfunding campaign set to begin on May 18th, and the […]

GPD Win Max handheld gaming laptop to have Intel Iris Plus graphics

The upcoming GPD Win Max is expected to be a cross between a handheld gaming computer and a mini laptop. Last we’d heard, it would have a bigger screen than the current-gen GPD Win 2, a QWERTY keyboard large enough for touch-typing, and an AMD Ryzen Embedded processor with Radeon graphics. But that was half a year […]

28 watt Intel Core i7-1068G7 Ice Lake processor coming soon (9 watt Y-series chips too)

It’s been almost half a year since Intel launched its 10th-gen Core “Ice Lake” line of processors, and since then we’ve seen a handful of laptops with 15-watt Ice lake-U series processors. What we haven’t seen yet are any systems powered by the highest-performance Ice Lake chip — the 28 watt Intel Core i7-1068G7. PCs […]

Intel’s 10nm Ice Lake chips shipping now, PCs coming later in 2019

Intel’s new “Ice Lake” processors are the first 10nm chips the company is producing in mass volumes, and the first to feature Intel Gen11 graphics, which the company says offers up to twice the performance of Gen10. Ice Lake chips will be the first members of Intel’s 10th-gen Core product lineup, and they’re relatively low-power […]