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Intel has come up with a processor powered by wine

Intel has come up with a processor powered by wine

By 13 September 2013

Yes you read that right, there is a chip in existence that is juiced by the fermented juice of grapes. Or, more accurately, the reaction of the wine's acid content on the copper and zinc terminals in the glass. The Intel chip was unveiled at the Intel... >>

MasterPass: make credit card payments at home by swiping on your NFC laptop, literally

MasterPass: make credit card payments at home by swiping on your NFC laptop, literally

By 13 September 2013

When it comes to paying for goods we're already big fans of touch-to-pay NFC, available on a range of credit and debit cards and a growing number of participating stores. One quick tap - assuming the bill is not more than £20 - and that's it, all paid... >>

Gigabyte Brix pocket gaming PC with Intel Iris Pro graphics, looks slick in yellow

Gigabyte Brix pocket gaming PC with Intel Iris Pro graphics, looks slick in yellow

By 13 September 2013

Increasing numbers of mini computing solutions - whether all-in-one handheld gaming units such as the Nvidia Shield or mini-PCs such as the Intel NUC - are appearing across the market. And Gigabyte - the Taiwanese company probably better known for the... >>

Gameloft HD Android games get optimised for Intel Architecture

Gameloft HD Android games get optimised for Intel Architecture

By 13 September 2013

Across the pond at the Intel Developer Forum 2013 Gameloft has just made an appearance. The leading Android game developer stood up to announce that it would be working with Intel to create HD Android games optimised for the Intel Architecture. That's... >>

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

By 13 September 2013

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

By 12 September 2013

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

By 12 September 2013

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

By 11 September 2013

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

By 11 September 2013

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

By 11 September 2013

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... >>