Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Power of 802.11 Draft-N 3×3

802.11 Draft-N is hot – up to 300 Mbps of bandwidth today with up to 450 Mbps of bandwidth tomorrow. But did you know that not all 802.11 Draft-N products are the same? To be a connoisseur of these differences, … Read more >

Wi-Fi Gets Personal with Intel’s Cliffside Technology

Wi-Fi has given us the freedom to connect to other computers and the Internet without wires. Wi-Fi is now spreading its wings into the world of consumer electronic (CE) devices. Everything from MP3 players and digital cameras to printers and … Read more >

Intel Smart SoC — The Move to Purpose-Built Chips

What would you do with a billion Intel transistors nestled in our pocket? If what they said today comes true, we might have a billion transistors efficiently running a system on a chip that puts high speed computer performance and … Read more >

Will LTE become the ‘Red Headed Stepchild’ for the Telco’s?

There is a lot of talk these days about Telco’s deploying LTE, etc, etc…. Let’s ignore the fact that LTE remains ‘Vaporware’ today, (all talk, and no product in sight, not even an IEEE standard in sight). So, if and … Read more >

The argument for LTE reeks of desperation

The most recent attempt at ‘drive by kneecapping’ is from Gartner. The ‘analysis’ by Phil Redman of Gartner, is so thoroughly devoid of reality, it leaves me uncertain where to begin to debunk it. Since Gartner’s entire argument hinges on … Read more >

Intel Chairman Craig Barrett on Intel’s 40th Anniversary

Sure, these processor would be great for powering traffic lights. You mean they want to use our chips to make Taxi meters? Imagine, those where conversations inside Intel back in the 1970s, in the years after making the world’s first … Read more >

Life’s Moving Faster, So Make the Future Unfold Your Way

What a whirlwind week! Centrino 2 was launched, second quarter closed and on Friday Intel celebrated its 40th birthday. Something new sprinkled with a look back at achievements from the recent and distant past. Whenever we’re asked to embrace something … Read more >

How two people set out to create an industry and changed the world

July 18, 2008: 40 years ago today, Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore incorporated a small electronics firm in Mountain View, California. A short item in the San Jose Mercury News a few weeks later noted the two had resigned from … Read more >