- USB 3.0 for the masses – Dispelling the myths. There has been a lot of unanswered speculation recently regarding USB 3.0 and Intel’s involvement; I thought it was about time to set the record straight. By the way: USB 3.0 will be a new wired USB standard – operating at faster speeds than previous USB generations. (more…)
- VIDEO: Ingredients Improving Mobile Computing (more…)
- The Inquirer: Tukwila “Spectacular”, Dunnington “Rocked” “Tukwila silicon [...] was so spectacular it needs its own article.” Read more »
- ZDNet: Streamlined mobile Internet will “disappear” “Mobile shrink-down versions of Web sites will soon be a thing of the past, says a senior Intel executive.” Read more
Intel SSDs, Ultrathin Laptops, Mobile Internet
In his keynote this morning at IDF Shanghai, Dadi Perlmutter announced a lot of good geek fodder, but a few of the items that stuck with me were:Intel's solid state hard drives are on the way(!)--they're fast, light, small, and low power.More super, ultrathin laptops--Dadi showed off the MacBook Air along with the new Ultrathin from Lenovo.More mobile internet on...
- Intel’s Cliffside turns one Wi-Fi adapter into two From Computerworld: "[Intel's] Cliffside technology allows a single Wi-Fi adapter to function like two independent adapters and maintain simultaneous connections using different networks" »
- Mobile Devices That Anticipate Users’ Needs From vnunet.com: "Future devices need to be more focused on web applications that can be accessed in a variety of ways and can interact with the local environment."»
- Intel Moves to Six Cores by 2H’08 From Computerworld: "Dan Olds, an analyst at Gabriel Consulting Group Inc., said moving beyond quad-core processors, which to date have been the high-water mark in the semiconductor industry, is a major step" More»
- Intel discloses details on Nehalem, Dunnington, Larrabee and more From AnandTech: "Intel Details Nehalem and Tempts with Larrabee" »
Does low power always mean a performance sacrifice?
Not according to the latest SPECpower benchmark results. But first, no doubt you all saw the excellent press coverage the new low voltage Xeon announcement garnered. But what does it mean in practical terms?Well, let me remind you of our low power line up: We have several new 45nm high-k metal gate quad-core Intel Xeon processors, two of which have...