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Intel introduces Tiger Lake-H chips for higher-performance gaming laptops and mobile workstations

Intel is expanding its 11th-gen Core processor lineup with a new line of 45-watt chips designed for gaming laptops and mobile workstations. The new Intel Tiger Lake-H processors are 10nm chips with 6 to 8 CPU cores, support for turbo boost speeds as high as 5 GHz, and built-in support for technologies including Thunderbolt 4, […]

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Fujitsu launches Lifebook U9311 thin and light laptops with Intel Tiger Lake vPro chips

The new Fujitsu Lifebook U9311X is a convertible notebook with a 13.3 inch touchscreen display a 360 degree hinge, and support for up to an Intel Core i7-1185G7 processor with vPro technology. Aimed at business customers on the go (or for use around the house during the pandemic-induced work-from-home routines), the Lifebook U9311X measures just 0.62 inches […]

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Lilbits: A color E Ink phone, Intel’s new CEO, and more CES product launches

Chinese electronics company Hisense is one of the only companies in recent years to sell smartphones with E Ink displays. Until recently, that meant phones with black and white screens, but now that color E Ink is a thing, Hisense unveiled a color model last year, and a YouTuber has posted a new unboxing and […]

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Lilbits: More new Intel chips, PC shipments are up, and Qualcomm’s new in-screen fingerprint reader is bigger

In addition to launching new 35-watt Tiger Lake processors for gaming laptops and new 6-10 watt chips for low-cost, low-power notebooks for the education market, Intel had some other big announcements today. The company launched a new line of 11th-gen Tiger Lake chips with vPro technology for business-class security, management, and performance features. Intel also […]

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Lenovo introduces ThinkPad P14s and P15s laptops with up to a Core i7-10810U

A day after Intel launched a whole bunch of 10th-gen Core chips with Intel vPro features, Lenovo is introducing several desktop and notebook computers that will be powered by those processors. That includes a few previously announced laptops, plus two brand new laptops — the Lenovo ThinkPad P14s and ThinkPad P15s with support for up to an […]

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Lilbits 398: Google Pixel gossip, Wink subscriptions, and GPD Win Max hardware

Google’s Pixel phones are known for their stand-out cameras — but now it looks like the person responsible for the technology behind those cameras has left the company. Smart home company Wink has thrown a tiny lifeline to folks who were taken aback when the company gave 7-days notice that its products would start requiring […]

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Intel launches 10th-gen Core chips with vPro for business laptops, desktops, and workstations

Intel is launching a whole bunch of new 10th-gen Core “Comet Lake” processors with vPro features. Aimed at business customers, the new chips range from 15 watt, quad-core laptop processors to 125 watt, deca-core Xeon chips for desktop workstation PCs. For the most part the vPro features won’t matter much to end users, but they […]

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Intel NUC 8 Pro “Provo Canyon” is a mini PC with Whiskey Lake-U chips and vPro

Intel is adding yet another new model to is NUC line of mini computers. The new NUC 8 Pro, also known by the code name “Provo Canyon,” is a compact desktop computer available with up to a 15 watt Intel Core i7-8665U quad-core Whiskey Lake-U processor with vPro. Provo Canyon systems are up for pre-order from […]

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Lilbits 369: Windows 10 gets cozier with Android phones

Microsoft’s Your Phone app for Windows 10 keeps getting new features. At launch, it was basically a tool for sharing photos and websites between a smartphone and a PC. This year it gained support for mirroring an Android phone screen on your PC and then for displaying smartphone notifications on your computer. Now Microsoft has […]

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HP ZBook 14u G6 is a 3.5 pound mobile workstation

Mobile Workstation computers are basically expensive laptops with support for high-end graphics cards, a lot of memory, and other features you might want in a PC that you use for graphic design, video editing, or a lot of number crunching. Traditionally they’ve been big, heavy machines. But HP has been selling a line of relatively […]

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Intel launches Whiskey Lake chips with vPro

Last week AMD unveiled a new set of Ryzen Mobile laptop chips designed for the enterprise market. Now it’s Intel’s turn. The chip maker’s new Intel Core i5-8365U and Core i7-8665U chips are 15 watt Whiskey Lake processors that support Intel vPro technology and which run at higher frequencies than their non-vPro counterparts. In a […]

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Intel launches Broadwell chips with vPro for enterprise

Earlier this month Intel launched its 5th-gen Intel Core “Broadwell” processors for consumer devices. Now the company is adding 5th-gen Intel Core vPro chips to its lineup. These chips are aimed at the enterprise market and Intel says they’ll enable new types of notebooks, 2-in-1 tablets, and mini PCs for use in the workplace. Intel uses […]