Intel is planning to add enhanced connectivity features to its Ultrabooks and tablets that would give its users automatic access to free Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide. Recently, Intel and Devicescape has completed a deal to implement this feature on ultrabooks and tablets. By using Devicescape’s Wi-Fi management tool Intel users will be able to automatically connect their Ultrabooks or tablets to open Wi-Fi hotspots. The technique, dubbed as Intel’s Smart Connect Technology, will support automatic update of e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and other apps by using Devicescape’s Curated Virtual Network (CVN), even when the device is in sleep mode.
Earlier toady Engadget reported about 14 new dual-core processors from Intel. The processors are based on the company’s new Ivy Bridge architecture. The details came out just a week before the much anticipated Computex technology show in Taipei. The new Ivy Bridge processors are all in Core i5 and Core i7 genre, and includes both desktop and mobile CPUs.
Google has announced new Chrome OS desktop and laptops. The Samsung manufactured Series 5 550 Chromebook laptops & Series 3 Chrmoe box desktop are based on Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors. These Chrome OS based computers run all their applications through Google Chrome web browser and store files online in Google servers.
Asus and MSI have introduced two Thunderbolt motherboards, sharing the position of the first Thunderbolt certified motherboard maker. Both Asus P8Z77-V and MSI’s Z77A-GD80 motherboards are based on Intel’s Z77 Express chipset. Both the motherboards support Ivy Bridge platform and uses Apple’s Mini Display Port implementation of Thunderbolt. Both the motherboards are expected to make their debuts at the Taipei Computex show in two weeks.
Intel just updated the whole E3 series of Xeon server with Ivy Bridge based processor. They have released in total 28 new processor today. They are calling it V2 for the existing E3 series. Interesting thing is this update targets mainly low end machine, Microservers. This new range consumes lower power. Check out the details with compare chats and more below.
Intel has been at the head of the innovation in the processor industry. The company has fast adapted to the changing paradigms of the tech world and has focused on mobile computing. The result is that Intel’s Ivy Bridge are a huge step forward for computing devices since they are able to juice up a solid amount of power while being tiny in size and less power-consuming. This, Intel thinks, Apple can’t ignore.
The smartphone industry has boomed and expanded in recent times to become so lucrative that every tech giant wants to be a part of it. However, only those who are able to put up with the cut-throat competition have had any success here. Now, the chip industry giant, Intel has plans of making it big in the smartphone market. The company told this to its investors at its annual investor day.
Rumor says Apple is preparing to launch a $799 MacBook Air by the second half of 2012. The price of this upcoming MacBook is $200 less than the company’s current cheapest model. Is it a new strategy against the new “Ultrabook” laptops that are coming to market? Could be. Hope, it’s not just a rumor.
If you have ordered an Alienware M14X, M17X, or M18X gaming laptop recently and still waiting for the package to arrive, then you might have a little surprise waiting for you. Because Dell has taken a decision to upgrade yet-to-be-shipped Sandy Bridge CPU based Alienware laptops to Ivy Bridge CPU based ones without any extra charge.
Rumors regarding a very small x86 from Intel have been doing rounds on the internet. Now, though, some details of the motherboard have emerged and they are quite surprising, to say the least. This motherboard measures just 4 inches on each side and is aptly titled NUC, or Next Unit of Computing.
Ivy Bridge is the codename of Intel 3rd generation core-i processors. Recently Acer and Gateway both have announced that their new computer (Predator and DX4860) made by the Intel 3rd generation core processors. Both computers are specially made for the professional graphic designer, hard-core gamer, and who want to spend long time with computer. The Acer Predator and Gateway DX4860 will be available at retails for $1,199.99 and $699.99, respectively.
The whole tech world has been eagerly anticipating the launch of Intel’s much-touted Ivy Bridge processors. Intel has been claiming that these are the first 22 nanometer products. Now, finally, the chip maker has launched the first wave of Ivy Bridge processors which make use of the cutting-edge tri-gate transistor technology.
If you are a hard-core gamer you might be amazed to know that Asus has revealed their upcoming G55VW-DS71 gaming laptop specifications, images, and pricing. Besides that they have also announced that it will be available for pre-order at HID Evolution, and I think if you are really looking for a gaming laptop then you should attempt to pre-order because many people have already done so.
Rumor was that the first Intel Atom based smartphones from Indian mobile phone maker Lava would go on sale from today. But it seems that consumers have to wait a bit more. The Intel Atom based Lava XOLO X900 will come to market on 23 April, according to a press release from Intel.
LaCie has shown two Thunderbolt devices on Windows OS at NAB 2012 in Las Vegas. The Thunderbolt devices was the Little Big Disk SSD and the 2big Thunderbolt. Till now, the Thunderbolt interface has been available only for Macs. If you use Windows and a fan of Thunderbolt then you have to wait some of the more days.
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