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Just for fun: Fruit Ninja HD played on 84-inch touchscreen 4K TV

Just for fun: Fruit Ninja HD played on 84-inch touchscreen 4K TV

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Some things are just too good to pass up. Presented by a Planar 84-inch touchscreen 4K TV wired up to an Intel NUC mini PC on the show floor at the Intel Developers Forum, we were quick to dig into the Windows 8 apps on offer. And what better to play... >>

Acer C7 Chromebook hands-on, the no-nonsense Haswell Chromebook improves over its predecessor

Acer C7 Chromebook hands-on, the no-nonsense Haswell Chromebook improves over its predecessor

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We got our mitts on the latest Acer C7 Chromebook at the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco. It's been some nine months since we saw the earlier C7 model, and with the new Intel Haswell chip on board this is a leaner, meaner machine. But it's still... >>

HP Chromebook 14 hands-on, we check out the colourful late 2013 Intel Haswell model

HP Chromebook 14 hands-on, we check out the colourful late 2013 Intel Haswell model

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The HP Chromebook 14 is the latest - and joint-largest - Chromebook to show its face at this year's Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco. The replacement for the earlier "Pavilion" Chromebook 14, the latest model is available in a number of different... >>

Intel demoes 20-point touch on Windows 8, we go (lots of) hands-on

Intel demoes 20-point touch on Windows 8, we go (lots of) hands-on

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Don't worry, you're not looking at an image of hands on virtual fire in some kind of geekoid game. Instead this is Intel demonstrating 20-point touch technology on a test Windows 8 unit at the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco. Even though Intel... >>

WiGig delivers super-fast 1Gbit home network speeds, we test the forthcoming tech

WiGig delivers super-fast 1Gbit home network speeds, we test the forthcoming tech

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There's something inherently boring about wireless technology. Even people in wireless technology tell us this. But - sound the klaxon, just to wake you up - it's really important stuff and a lot of us would struggle to live without it. At this year's... >>

New Chromebooks: 50 per cent battery life boost in upcoming Intel Haswell models

New Chromebooks: 50 per cent battery life boost in upcoming Intel Haswell models

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Chromebooks are set to get a big kick up the rear when it comes to battery life. Intel Haswell-based Chromebooks were announced today at the Intel Developers Forum 2013, promising 50 per cent battery life improvement over current-generation models. That's... >>

Asus intros Transformer Book T100: the first two-in-one with Intel Bay Trail architecture

Asus intros Transformer Book T100: the first two-in-one with Intel Bay Trail architecture

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Jerry Shen, the Asus chief exec, was invited on stage in San Francisco for the day two keynote of the Intel Developers Forum 2013, where he revealed a new product: the Asus Transformer Book T100 two-in-one. Intel has just unveiled Bay Trail architecture,... >>

Dell 'Venue' product line earmarked for 2 October New York launch

Dell 'Venue' product line earmarked for 2 October New York launch

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Neil Hand, Dell vice-president of tablets and performance, gave a sneak peek of the forthcoming Dell 'Venue' product line today at the Intel Developers' Forum in San Francisco. And we're not talking about the 2011 Venue smartphone. An unnamed 8-inch... >>

Intel CEO unveils Quark chip, the future of wearable tech, shown off in a bracelet concept

Intel CEO unveils Quark chip, the future of wearable tech, shown off in a bracelet concept

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Intel's new CEO, Brian Krzanich, announced Quark - not to be confused with the Star Trek character - a new chip with a core one fifth the size of Intel's current Atom. It's teeny tiny, and it could well be the future. So why should you care? The Quark... >>

Intel president: wearable tech to 'transform every area of our lives', demoes silicon-on-skin concept

Intel president: wearable tech to 'transform every area of our lives', demoes silicon-on-skin concept

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Wearable tech is the buzz word in 2013. And Intel is right behind, adding to that buzz as it shows off smaller and smaller technologies able to realise new potential. As the company's president Renee James took to the stage at the opening keynote at the... >>