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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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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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Intel Meteor Lake chips will drop the i branding and add an Ultra tier

Intel’s 14th generation Meteor Lake processors are on the way soon and they’ll arrive with some significant branding changes. The biggest: Intel will drop the i that has been part of its Core chip naming scheme for the last 15 years. Meteor Lake processors will arrive as Intel Core 3, 5, and 7. Higher-performance chips […]

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Asus ExpertCenter PN65 mini PC on the way with 28-watt Intel Meteor Lake processor

Intel hasn’t officially launched its 14th-gen “Meteor Lake” processor lineup yet, but we’re already starting to see computers powered by the next-gen chips. MSI showed off a laptop with a Meteor Lake processor at Computex this week. And Asus included a Meteor Lake Mini PC in a recent product brochure. The upcoming Asus ExpertCenter PN65 […]

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MSI Prestige 16 (2023) is a 3.3 pound laptop with a big screen, discrete graphics

MSI is showcasing some of its upcoming laptops, desktops, and other products at the Computex trade show in Taiwan this week, and one eye-catching new computer from the company is the latest MSI Prestige 16. It’s a notebook with a roomy 16 inch display and powerful hardware, including NVIDIA GeForce 40 series graphics and what’s probably […]

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Intel’s 14th-gen “Meteor Lake” chips will have a dedicated VPU (vision processing unit) for AI acceleration

Chip makers have been designing chips that incorporate both a CPU and GPU for decades at this point. But we’re increasingly seeing companies add other dedicated features, and as the tech world looks toward AI as the next big thing, it’s unsurprising to see that Intel is putting a dedicated AI accelerator into its next-gen […]

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Intel Meteor Lake mobile chips could have Performance, Efficiency and Low Power Efficiency cores

Intel is set to launch its 13th-gen Core “Raptor Lake” chips this fall, but details about the next next-gen processor are already starting to emerge. Igor’s Lab has published what appears to be leaked Intel documentation showing some of the features coming to Intel’s 14th-gen Core processors based on “Meteor Lake” architecture, which are expected to […]

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Intel’s 14th-gen “Meteor Lake” chips will offer 20% higher clock speeds thanks to Intel 4 architecture

The first 13th-gen Intel Core chips based on the company’s “Raptor Lake” architecture haven’t started shipping yet. But Intel is already talking about improvements we’ll see from its 14th-gen “Meteor Lake” chips which are set to debut in 2023. While Raptor Lake processors are manufactured using the same Intel 7 process as current-gen “Alder Lake” […]

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Intel outlines roadmap for Raptor Lake, Meteor Lake, Arrow Lake, and Lunar Lake chips

Intel’s 12th-gen Core processors based on Alder Lake architecture are just starting to ship, but the company is already starting to talk about its next-gen chips… and the chips after that, and all the new chips coming in the next few years. During an event for investors this week, Intel painted a broad roadmap for […]

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Intel’s 2025 roadmap: New architectures, new technologies, and the end of nanometer naming

Over the years, chip makers have moved to smaller and smaller processor nodes in an effort to fit more transistors into a smaller space to improve performance and efficiency. But different manufacturers use different technologies, so what one chip maker calls a 7nm processor may not have the same characteristics as a competitor’s. Now Intel […]

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Lilbits: Nintendo Switch 4K, Qualcomm’s Switch knockoff, and Intel’s 7nm chips

Rumor has it that Nintendo plans to launch a new version of its popular Switch game console later this year. We’d previously heard that it could have a bigger, better screen and support for 4K video output to an external display. Now Bloomberg reports that Nintendo plans to use a new NVIDIA processor with improved […]