Intel’s Ultrabooks aim to be Windows 8 flagship device

Intel Corp. is leading the charge to make Windows-based notebooks lighter, more portable, and more responsive with its standards-protected Ultrabook brand.Designed to compete with Apple's MacBook Air and iPad, the devices have already

Published on: September 19th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Analysts question if Windows 8 will be limited on low-power processors

Analysts are questioning whether Microsoft Corp. will be able to reach its goal of unifying tablets and desktop PCs with a single operating system after the software giant unveiled a Windows 8 prototype

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Intel, McAfee link security to the chip

Nearly seven months after Intel shelled out US$7.68 billion for antivirus vendor McAfee, the two companies are offering a glimpse of their future.At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco Tuesday, McAfee will

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Robert McMillan

Will Intel’s Ultrabook catch on?

So you thought Apple was onto something with the ultrathin, touchscreen slab known as the iPad? Intel would beg to differ, instead seeing swivel tablets in its future.More details about Ultrabooks -- the

Published on: September 12th, 2011 Jared Newman

Why Intel’s Ultrabooks are the business computers of the future

Ultrabooks, a new laptop category introduced by Intel, are thecomputers of the future. They're less than .8 inches thick and lighterthan 3 pounds, and anyone who has used one will tell you it's

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Joseph Fieber

Intel invests $300 million in ‘Ultrabooks’

Intel Corp. on Wednesday said it would invest $300 million in companies that develop new technologies for Ultrabooks, a class of thin and light laptops promoted as an alternative to tablet PCs.The Intel

Published on: August 11th, 2011 Agam Shah

Popular MacBook Air leads to shortages in some areas

Spot shortages of the MacBook Air show that demand for Apple's recently-revamped notebook is off to a strong start, a Wall Street analyst said today."Certain models at some Apple stores are at times

Published on: August 2nd, 2011 Gregg Keizer

AMD A-Series Fusion chip takes aim at mainstream market

A 10.5 hour battery life, brilliant HD graphics capability, gestural interfaces, and hardware system prices well below $1,000 are some features of a series of Fusion chips that Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Inc.

Published on: June 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Chromebook vs. Intel Ultrabook: Who can reinvent the laptop?

Intel's Ultrabooks and Google's Chromebooks are new categories of laptops (or netbooks, if you will), and both want to simultaneously woo you away from your desktop yet prevent you from defecting to tablet-only

Published on: June 2nd, 2011 Melanie Pinola

Intel’s Windows 8 speculation is hogwash, Microsoft rebukes

Microsoft today called comments made by an Intel executive about the next version of Windows "inaccurate" and "misleading."One analyst said the bickering between Microsoft and Intel did not signal a breakup of their

Published on: May 20th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

New iMacs: these Apples have four cores

Apple Tuesday released four new models of its iMac desktop computer that leave unchanged the aluminum and glass design, but that now boast powerful quad-core Intel processors and Apple's high-throughput Thunderbolt I/O interface.Also

Published on: May 4th, 2011 John Cox and Ben Camm-Jones

Intel releases 2nd generation of vPro processors

Intel Corp. announced an update to its vPro processor line March 7, including upgraded anti-theft technology and identity protection geared toward SMBs. With the 2nd Generation Intel Core vPro processor family, based on

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

AMD’s Fusion chip launched on slew of netbooks

The timing of AMD's release of its AMD Fusion APU (accelerated processing unit) chip couldn't have been better for the netbook market.Faced with lagging sales on one front and the growing consumer interest

Published on: January 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Android tablets, faster Intel chips, 3D tech at 2011 CES

Each year, as the tech world converges on Las Vegas for the giant Consumer Electronics Show, a few common themes emerge. This year, expect those themes to centre on fast laptops and desktops

Published on: January 4th, 2011 Edward Albro