/While there's no doubt that processors
are still getting faster, the days of speed being the cornerstone of a new launch
are over. Remember when new processor launches were all focused on squeezing more megahertz or gigahertz out of the silicon, and then about how many cores could be packed into a CPU? While there's no doubt that processors
get faster, the days of speed being the cornerstone of a new launch
are over.Must read: iPhone battery draining fast after installing iOS 12.2? H...
/Chip giant finally brings 10nm fabrication process to
desktop chips. (Image: Intel
) The days of Intel
being stuck on 14nm fabrication technology for desktop chips is over as the chip giant launched its 10nm Ice Lake architecture on Tuesday at Computex. The 10th-generation Core
processor is shipping to
OEMs in i3, i5, and i7 variants, and arrives with its Gen11 graphics engine, deep learning boost, a Gaussian Network Accelerator for low-power AI tasks, as well as integrated Wi-Fi 6. Intel
... One of the bigger parts of Intel
’s product portfolio that rarely gets a mention is the vPro
product line. vPro
consists of a specific combined processor and chipset portfolio that offers Intel
’s commercial customers the ability for commercial stability, extra administration options, and extra hardware security. Today Intel
is announcing its latest mobile vPro processors
, which will form part of the company’s 8th Generation Intel Core
by Ian Cutresson April 16, 2019 ...
/Apple updates the iMac lineup with faster processors
and updated graphics. Should you wait to
buy a new Mac?TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks to
ZDNet's Adrian Kingsley-Hughes about the pros and cons of buying a new Mac and different strategies Apple can take to
boost sales. Read more: https://zd.net/2H7r2DtAppleIt's been a while, but Apple has finally updated the 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac models with updated processors
and GPUs. This hardware unveiling comes ahead of Apple's upcoming event, sche...
/ Today Intel
has revealed that the company will be announcing their 8th generation Core processors
and associated architecture on August 21st. This announcement of an announcement comes as the company is in the middle of launching the rest of the Core
i9 Skylake-X processors
, with the announcement essentially set to
fill out the rest of the year for the company’s CPU product portfolio.
has in recent times settled into a fairly consistent and roughly yearly release cadence for the ...
/New 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 with Intel 8th
i5 costs the same as the line-up's entry-level machine at launch
in late 2017. Microsoft Surface Book 2 first lookA new 15-inch size, plus updated Intel
CPUs and gamer-ready Nvidia graphics hit Microsoft's pro-level Surface 2-in-1.Microsoft has added a new tier to
its Surface Book 2 lineup with the introduction of a laptop with an Intel 8th generation Core
i5 processor. Windows 10The new configuration Surface Book 2 is a rung up from the base ...
/ Apple has announced an updated version of its flagship MacBook Pro series of notebooks. The new models feature improved processors
as well as changes to
the much maligned keyboard.
Starting with the 15-inch model, the base variant gets a 2.6GHz 6-core
9th-generation Intel Core
i7 processor, which can Turbo Boost up to
4.5GHz. The higher-end variant gets a 2.3GHz 8-core
9th-generation Intel Core
i9 processor, making it the first MacBook to
have an 8-core
Optionally, both models ...
refreshes the H-series Core
that will come in new laptops from Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and MSI. Intel
puts Optane memory and NAND storage together on H10 SSDDue to
appear in May, the 3D XPoint and storage combo is aimed at the thin laptop market.Intel
has announced a new range of high-performance 9th-generation Core
mobile CPUs aimed at gamers and graphics creators who use larger laptops. MobilityThe new H-series mobile lineup is led by the unlocked Core
/Microsoft is running a promotion for the Surface Book 2, taking as much as $400 off the price of the laptop at the Microsoft Store. The promotion applies to
select 13.5- or 15-inch configurations of the convertible laptop.
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$400 off select Surface Book 2 laptops appeared first on Digital Trends.
Mark Coppock/Digital TrendsIf you have your heart set on Microsoft’s flagship convertible laptop, the Microsoft Store is running a promotion that will save you up to
/In a surprise move, Apple has updated the entry-level MacBook Pro to
give it new processors
and a Touch Bar, and has updated the MacBook Air to
give it a True Tone display and a decent price cut. That makes now the perfect time to
get a new MacBook, whatever you’re looking for. Apple’s Sword of Damocles has dropped on the 12-inch MacBook, with the product being completely removed from sale by the company. At the same time, the non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro has also been ditched, meaning all MacBook ... In an unusual set of circumstances (ed: someone couldn't follow a simple embargo), this evening Intel
is officially announcing its 8th Generation
desktop CPU lineup, codenamed Coffee Lake. We’ve already seen part of the 8th Generation
announced – the "Kaby Lake Refresh" based mobile parts – which included a bump in core
counts for some of the formerly dual-core
, upgrading them to
with HyperThreading. Meanwhile on the deskt...
/Samsung gave its Notebook
7 a design makeover, complete with an updated metal-clad design and Intel 8th
inside. Gamers and creatives can also choose an upgraded configuration with discrete graphics.
The post Samsung’s updated Notebook
7 is ready for gaming with discrete GPU support appeared first on Digital Trends.
Samsung has refreshed its Notebook
7 line of laptops with four updated models, two of which ship with discrete graphics targeted at creators and gamers. A...
/After having been neglected by Apple since 2017, the MacBook Pro without Touch Bar is due for an upgrade, and Apple could bring some modern additions to
make this laptop even more usable and attractive to
potential buyers. Dan Baker/Digital TrendsIn its recent update to
the MacBook Pro line, Apple has made some notable improvements to
the 13- and 15-inch variants with the Touch Bar, leaving the less expensive variants without the Touch Bar untouched since 2017. However, that situation may change...
may give its next-generation
desktop processor, known by its Comet Lake code name, a maximum of 10 cores, according to
code found within the company's Linux drivers. Laptop CPUs will reportedly top out with six cores.
The post Intel
’s next-gen Comet Lake processors
will reportedly arrive with 10 cores appeared first on Digital Trends.
Gregory Bryant of Intel
displays a “Lakefield” reference board during Intel
’s news event at CES 2019. Walden Kirsch/Intel
/Dell is marking down its desktops by as much as 45% off as part of its small business promotion. Select Vostro, OptiPlex, and Precision desktops are discounted. Home users will want to
take a look at the XPS Tower as well.
The post Dell’s small business deals drop up to
45 percent off XPS and Vostro desktops appeared first on Digital Trends.
Bill Roberson/Digital TrendsIt’s Small Business Month at Dell, which means that you can score some significant savings if you’re shopping for desktop...