All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ivy Bridge’

New MacBook Pro Featuring Ivy Bridge CPUs Shipping Today

The rumors were swirling for weeks and now we finally have confirmation. Apple today introduced the new new MacBook Pro. The uber-expensive laptop will actually ship today and will feature a 3rd generation core processor (Ivy Bridge). There will be 2 new models. A 13-inch with a 1280 x 800 screen with a 2.5GHz Core i5 processor as the base …

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Gigabyte’s 2.1 Pound X11 laptop Makes Debut

The spy world has it right. Smaller is better, right? Taiwanese computer maker Gigabyte has taken it to a whole new level with their carbon fiber wrapped laptop titled the X11. Gigabyte is calling the laptop the “world’s first all-carbon-fiber notebook.” At 2.1 pounds the 11.6-inch X11 weighs just 105 grams shy of Apple’s 11.6-inch MacBook Air which makes it …

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Intel Windows 8 Tablets to Debut in November

Acording to sources at CNet, the first Intel based Windows 8 tablets will be out in stores by November. There will be over a dozen different designs, ranging from tablets to hybrids (a design that combines laptops and tablets) showcased just in time for Christmas, as Microsoft tests the tablet/hybrid market in earnest. All of the devices will utilize the …

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Google’s Chromebooks Getting An Ivy Bridge Upgrade?

The source code for Coreboot, the software that handles the initial booting process in Google’s Chrome OS operating system, has recently been updated to allow it to interface with Intel’s Sandy Bridge and upcoming Ivy Bridge processors. The change suggests that future Chromebooks models will be getting a major speed boost. The update was first noticed by Michael Larabel of …

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Toshiba Updates Satellite Laptops

Toshiba has announced that it will be updating its Satellite P and L series in the coming months, as a part of a general revamping of its laptops, TV’s and peripherals. The company has yet to post pricing for the new computers, and there isn’t any information on processor updates. The new models appear to be typical of incremental updates. …

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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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