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HP Pavilion x360 11.6″ convertible with Core M Skylake coming soon

HP seems to be preparing to update its Pavilion x360 line of convertible notebooks for the second time this year. In April the company launched new models sporting Intel Braswell and Broadwell processors. Now the company is getting ready to offer new models with Intel Skylake chips. One of the most interesting is the HP […]

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Skylake CPU updates for Dell XPS 13 and Asus Zenbook UX303

Asus and Dell are apparently planning to launch updated versions of their thin-and-light laptops, with the new models sporting Intel 6th-gen “Skylake” processors. As Notebook Italia has noticed, Asus Zenbook UX303UB and Dell XPS 13 have started to show up at European retail websites including LaSystems and GSX Digital. Both of these laptops appear to be […]

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HP Spectre X360 convertible ultrabook with Skylake CPU coming soon

Lenovo isn’t the only company preparing to launch a new convertible notebook with a new 6th-gen Intel Core “Skylake” processor. HP is also updating its Spectre x360 line of convertibles with a new model sporting an Intel Core i5-6200U processor. HP hasn’t officially introduced the new model yet, but European retail sites Fnac and Icecat have both […]

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Intel’s 2-in-1 tablet reference design: USB Type-C, wireless charging, and a secondary E Ink display

There’s no shortage of 2-in-1 tablets with detachable keyboard docks on the market. But if you’re looking for an idea of what the next generation will look like, Intel’s latest reference design is always a good place to start. At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, the company revealed a reference design for a 2-in-1 […]

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Intel Skylake: Some chips have an integrated image signal processor

Intel’s 6th-gen Core “Skylake” processor for notebooks, desktops, and tablets are designed to offer slightly better CPU performance and up to 50 percent better graphics than chips based on Intel’s 5th-gen Core “Broadwell” designs. But that’s not the only thing that’s new. At least some Skylake chips will also include an integrated image signal processor, which should […]

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What to expect from Intel Skylake graphics

Intel’s 6th-generation Core processors are 14nm chips that don’t offer much better CPU performance than the 5th-gen “Broadwell” processors they replace. But Intel is promising up to 50 percent better graphics performance. The new “Skylake” chips feature Intel Gen9 integrated graphics which not only offer more graphics compute performance, but consume less power while doing it. […]

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Say hello to the first Skylake-U chips for notebooks (leaks)

Intel recently launched the first two chips based on its 6th-gen Core “Skylake” processor, but both of those processors are 91 watt powerhouses designed for desktop computers. Where’s the laptop love? They’re on the way. And now we have an idea of what to expect, thanks to leaked documents obtained by FanlessTech. Intel’s new 15 […]

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Lenovo unveils Thinkpad P50 and P70 mobile workstations with Intel Xeon chips

This year Intel will start producing Xeon chips designed for laptops for the first time, and Lenovo has announced plans to build two of the first laptops featuring those chips. The Lenovo ThinkPad P50 and P70 are high-performance laptops with 3840 x 2160 pixel IPS displays, NVIDIA Quadro graphics, and Intel Xeon E3-1500M v5 processors. […]

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Intel Skylake is here… for powerful desktop PCs

The first of Intel’s 6th-gen Core family processors have arrived, and they’re here less than a year after the launch of the first 5th-gen chips. But Intel is taking a different approach with the new chips, code-named “Skylake,” than it did with 5th-gen “Broadwell” processors. While the first Broadwell chips to hit the streets were […]