All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Intel’

AMD is Ultra-Thin and Ready to Compete

AMD makes processors for computers, they don’t make computers in any capacity however; many are speculating on who will engage AMD to supply processors for a leaner competitor to Intel equipped Ultrabooks‘. So I think the buzz surrounding AMD revolves around price point, especially since AMD has been “ultrathin” for a long time now, offering miniscule sized components since early …

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Intel Q4 Earnings Released

Intel, makers of fine processors and other delicious computing goods, announced a record year at their quarterly financial report. The corporation reported full-year revenue of $54 billion, operating income of $17.5 billion, net income of $12.9 billion and EPS of $2.39. The company generated approximately $21 in cash from operations, paid dividends of $4.1 billion and used $14.1 billion to …

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Windows and Intel Stay Stubborn

Apparently the soon to be arriving Windows 8 based Tablets are going to cost an arm and a leg for consumers. The steep cost is reportedly due to an inability for either Intel or Microsoft to flex on prices. A properly equipped tablet (Windows 8 & Intel Clover Trail-W) will cost between six and nine hundred dollars. This is roughly …

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AMD To Enter Ultrabook Market This Year

AMD has always been the cheaper alternative to Intel when it comes to processors and they are extending that to the Ultrabook market as well. Intel already announced their new Ivy Bridge platform Ultrabooks at CES. They’re hoping that will bring the price down to a more affordable $799 to $999. AMD, always being one to rain on Intel’s parade, …

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Homeless Teenager Becomes Semifinalist In Intel Science Competition

With the ETA of the workday’s end inching closer, here’s your feel-good story to ferry you into the weekend: Samantha Garvey, a 17-year-old high school senior in Long Island, New York, has been selected as a semifinalist in the eminent Intel Science Competition. That alone would be an accolade worth writing home about except this achievement is about to go …

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CES 2012: Razer Has Won The Tablet War

Tablets can play games, sure, but this tablet can really play games. Razer announced during CES Project Fiona, a gaming tablet that is more akin to a gaming PC. The device itself looks really weird at first. It’s a tablet with handles on the side featuring dual analog sticks, four face buttons and two shoulder buttons each. It’s designed to …

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Stephen Hawking’s PC’s Are Personally Delivered By an Intel Engineer

The photo above is of Travis Bonifield, who works directly with Hawking, Rob Weatherly, who provides IT support for Hawking, and Sam Blackburn, Hawking’s grad assistant. And of course, Hawking himself. When you’ve defied the medical odds and lived 50 years longer than what medical experts said, devised some of the most important theories in physics and cosmology, and become …

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Intel Unveils First Forays Into the Smartphone and Tablet Market

Intel has unveiled a set of reference designs for smartphones and tablets centered around their latest generation of chips. The devices run the Android operating system and sport the latest and greatest Intel chipsets, which have been specifically optimized to speed up web traffic and apps on mobile devices. According to Technology Review, who were apparently given the prototypes last …

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Intel Jumps On The NFC Bandwagon With New Deal

INSIDE Secure, a company that specializes in near-field communication technology, announced today that it had entered into a partnership with Intel to provide the company with NFC techology to include in its chipsets. The agreement grants Intel full access to a range of INSIDE’s NFC products, including hardware, software, and firmware. Near-field communication (NFC) technology has been drawing quite a …

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Robert Noyce Google Doodle Celebrates The Father Of The Microchip, Intel

Today, Google honors “The Mayor of Silicon Valley” with a Doodle that puts the Google logo right in the middle of a chip. That chip is there to celebrate Robert Noyce, the influential tech figure that is credited with the being one of the minds behind the microchip. Noyce died in 1990, but this Doodle recognizes his birthday – he …

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Museum of Me Puts Your Facebook Life on Display

I’m not sure how I feel about Intel’s new visualization “The Museum of Me.” On one hand, it’s pretty awesome as it puts much of your Facebook Life on display. On the other hand, it’s oddly disturbing as it puts much of your Facebook Life on display. Intel says that the museum is a way to “create and explore a …

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Intel Acquires McAfee: Now It’s Official

Last summer, Intel announced its intention to acquire McAfee for about $7.68 billion at $48 per share in cash. Today, the company announced the completion of that acquisition. 

McAfee will maintain its own brand, and the first "fruits" of the partnership will hit the market later this year, the companies said. 

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