Intel 10th Gen ‘Comet Lake’ U-series and Y-series processors for thin and light laptops and 2-in-1s announced

Intel has announced new eight new 10th Gen Intel Core mobile PC processors (code-named ‘Comet Lake’) in the U-series and Y-series for thin-and-light laptop and 2-in-1s for long battery life. These promise double digit performance gains compared with the previous generation and also includes Intel’s first 6-core processor in the U-series, faster CPU frequencies, faster memory interfaces and Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and broader scaling of Thunderbolt 3. Earlier this month Intel introduced the first products in 10th Gen Intel Core processor family, which were developed on the 10nm process technology. Continue reading “Intel 10th Gen ‘Comet Lake’ U-series and Y-series processors for thin and light laptops and 2-in-1s announced”

Lenovo, Intel partner to accelerate high-performance computing and AI

Intel and Lenovo have today announced a multiyear collaboration to extend high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) to help accelerate solutions for the world’s most challenging problems. The collaboration is said to create solutions for organizations of all sizes and will speed the convergence of HPC and AI.

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Intel 10th Gen 10nm ‘Ice Lake’ processor for laptops and 2-in-1s announced

Intel launched its 9th Gen Core desktop CPUs last year and earlier this year, the company launched 9th Gen Mobile H-Series processor. Today, the company is officially introducing the 10th Gen Intel Core processor, code-named Ice Lake.

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Apple to acquire majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business in a deal valued at $1 billion

After reports, Apple and Intel have confirmed that Apple will acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business in a transaction valued at $1 billion. Approximately 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, along with intellectual property, equipment and leases. Intel closed its 5G modem business in April this year after Apple and Qualcomm announced a settlement and prior to this, Intel became the sole third-party provider of modems of the iPhones launched in 2018. Continue reading “Apple to acquire majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business in a deal valued at $1 billion”

Apple is said to be in talks to buy Intel’s 5G modem business

There were rumors that Intel is reportedly close to finding a buyer for its smartphone modem division. Now, according to new reports, Apple is said to be in “advanced talks” to buy Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business and the deal could be announced as early as next week.

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Intel introduces 9th Gen Mobile H-series processor for laptops with up to 5 GHz speed and new 9th Gen desktop processors

Intel launched the Core i9 Desktop processor in October 2018 which was the first consumer CPU to reach up to 5GHz clock speeds. Today, Intel has introduced its new 9th Gen mobile H-series processor with up to 5GHz speed for high-end laptops including gaming laptops and will be available starting today.

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Intel exits 5G smartphone modem business

After Apple and Qualcomm announced a settlement, Intel has announced that it will exit the 5G smartphone modem business and complete an assessment of the opportunities for 4G and 5G modems in PCs, internet of things devices and other data-centric devices. The company will also continue to invest in its 5G network infrastructure business. Continue reading “Intel exits 5G smartphone modem business”

Intel announces new 8th Gen Intel Core vPro Notebook processors with better battery life, Wi-Fi 6 and more

Intel has announced a new 8th Gen Intel Core vPro mobile processor today and is based on Intel’s Whiskey Lake architecture. Intel is working with OEMs like Dell, HP, Lenovo, Panasonic, and other OEMs to bring the new design to the market.

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Intel Optane Memory H10 specifications released, combines Optane and QLC 3D NAND

Intel today revealed details about its Optane memory H10 with solid-state storage. This is a big step for the company since it combines the responsiveness of Intel Optane technology with the storage capacity of Intel Quad Level Cell (QLC) 3D NAND technology in a single space-saver M.2 form factor. Continue reading “Intel Optane Memory H10 specifications released, combines Optane and QLC 3D NAND”

USB4 specification released: Thunderbolt 3 support, 40Gbps bandwidth and more

Intel has announced that it contributed the Intel Thunderbolt protocol specification to the USB Promoter Group, enabling other chip makers to build Thunderbolt compatible silicon that is royalty free. Additionally, USB Promoter Group announced the pending release of the USB4 specification, based on the Thunderbolt protocol. Continue reading “USB4 specification released: Thunderbolt 3 support, 40Gbps bandwidth and more”

Intel confirms its 5G modem chips won’t release commercially until 2020

Intel Corp executives have clarified that the company’s 5G model chips will not be available in mobile phones until 2020. This suggests that Apple will be more than a year behind compared to Samsung, Huawei, and others in launching iPhones with 5G connectivity.  Continue reading “Intel confirms its 5G modem chips won’t release commercially until 2020”

Intel patent hints at a foldable smartphone that unfolds into tablet

Samsung, Huawei, LG are said to be working on foldable smartphones which are slated to release some time this year. Apart from these mainstream OEM’s, companies like Qualcomm, Microsoft, IBM, and Intel are also said to be working on foldable devices. In-line with the reports, Intel’s new patent hints at what the company is working.  Continue reading “Intel patent hints at a foldable smartphone that unfolds into tablet”

Intel i3-9350KF, i5-9400F, i5-9400, i5-9600KF, i7-9700KF, i9-9900KF new 9th generation desktop CPUs announced

At the Intel keynote, the company revealed its plans for the expansion of its current line of 9th generation desktop processors. This new line-up includes i3-9350KF, i5-9400F, i5-9400, i5-9600KF, i7-9700KF, i9-9900KF. The high-end version is the eight-core Core i9-9900KF, matching the existing Core i9-9900K chip.  Continue reading “Intel i3-9350KF, i5-9400F, i5-9400, i5-9600KF, i7-9700KF, i9-9900KF new 9th generation desktop CPUs announced”

Intel ‘Ice Lake’ 10nm PC processor, ‘Lakefield’ hybrid 10nm CPU architecture, Project Athena for advanced laptops with 5G and AI announced

Intel at the CES 2019 announced Ice Lake, next-generation 10nm PC platform, Project Athena, an innovation program to deliver a new class of advanced laptops with 5G and artificial intelligence, and previewed a new client platform code-named Lakefield.

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Intel unveils 10nm Sunny Cove CPU and next generation roadmap

Intel at the Architecture Days 2018, has revealed the CPU core roadmaps through 2021 which includes the next generation of integrated graphics, the future of Intel’s graphics business, new chips built on 3D packaging technologies, and even parts of the microarchitecture for the 2019 consumer processors. Continue reading “Intel unveils 10nm Sunny Cove CPU and next generation roadmap”