Geo Social @ CES: Winners and Losers
The 2011 Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas saw a new dimension of mobile and smart phone device usage by attendees. Not only were these devices on display on the show floor, but many exhibitors asked their guests to "check-in" into their booths with popular geo social tools like Foursquare, Gowalla, Scvngr or Facebook Places. Some social-savvy attendees simply checked...
Sandybridge on Linux – it will be an absolute joy!
So, there has been a lot of noise around Sandybridge and Linux support. Most of the criticism has come from Charlie Demerjian over at semiaccurate.com.Now we at Intel like Charlie, we are fans and he does an important job of keeping the industry on its toes. He has been a big proponent of Linux use and follows our work in...
- Intel Proves Xeon 5500 Processors Are “Cash Machines for IT” When Intel launched "Nehalem-EP," more commonly known as the Intel Xeon 5500 Series processors back in March, we pointed out that their energy-efficient performance and other attributes lead to a very quick return on investment - as soon as eight months. Pat Gelsinger and Kirk Skaugen even referred to the new servers as literally becoming "Cash Machines for IT." (more…)
- The Netbooks Are Coming A sneak peek of video footage debuting at Computex this week. See cool new netbook systems and usage models.
Computex: The Who and How Inside Expanding the Internet
Taipei will par-tay this week as tech change agents flock to Computex, one of the largest computer exhibition in the world, second only to CeBIT in Germany.Among the 135,000 estimated attendees will be fists pumping in the air from many of my Intel pals, especially the spirited Sean Maloney. Maloney is one of those daring types who can pull out...
Centrino 2 live in the wild…..WiMAX gods smile down with envy and delight
Live from Computex 2008 in Taipei, your favorite demo guy gets his hands on the real deal.I’ve never said that being a demo guy doesn’t have its perks. And today I’ve got my privileged hands on a brand spanking new Asus Centrino 2 (“Montevina” for us nerds) system, as I blog away under the sexy glow of my new mobile...
- Can 3-D Worlds Revolutionize Business Meetings & Even Surgery? There's nothing like being there, except for maybe virtually being there.During Intel CTO Justin Rattner's IDF keynote, we got to see live 3-D demonstrations showing how businesses and doctors are turning to virtual worlds. (more…)
- She Curries Code & Communities: Software Guru Renee James Keynotes @ IDF Just as Intel begins pumping out next generation chip designs using energy efficient 45nm transistors, it's vital that all of today's and future software programs can run smoothly and harness the potential performance of these new processors.That's the "port of choice" mission of Renee James, the orchestrator of Intel's Software and Solutions Group. (more…)