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What’s new for Intel Core 7th Gen? Kaby Lake processors explained, 4K media focus

What’s new for Intel Core 7th Gen? Kaby Lake processors explained, 4K media focus

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Year on year Intel is committed to updating its Intel Core processors, with the latest seventh-generation chip even bearing a "7th Gen" badge its visual marketing and on-shelf positioning.Perhaps that's no surprise when you hear people talking about the... >>

What is Intel Project Alloy? The wire-free VR headset explained

What is Intel Project Alloy? The wire-free VR headset explained

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Virtual reality is a big deal, but delving into the virtual world typically requires a tethered-to-PC solution. That's where Intel Project Alloy does things differently: this all-in-one VR headset is designed without wires, with all its computational... >>

BMW promises autonomous vehicles by 2021, partners with Intel, Mobileye

BMW promises autonomous vehicles by 2021, partners with Intel, Mobileye

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BMW has partnered with tech firms Intel and Mobileye with the hope that it will be able to put a whole fleet of fully autonomous cars into production by 2021.The BMW iNext car, shown in its concept form in May, will be the basis of the self-driving range... >>

Intel 3D XPoint memory 1,000 times faster than flash due this year, 8K gaming incoming

Intel 3D XPoint memory 1,000 times faster than flash due this year, 8K gaming incoming

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For the first time in 25 years a new memory category has been created by Intel, and it's 1,000 times faster than NAND.Intel says its new 3D XPoint memory has already started going into production. A leaked roadmap has revealed that the company plans to... >>

Intel 7th gen Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake processors are coming this year

Intel 7th gen Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake processors are coming this year

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Intel has officially announced its next generation of advanced processors that it's calling Kaby Lake.The Intel 7th gen Kaby Lake processors will go into production in the next few months and begin to ship before the end of the year. They will appear... >>

Apple 12-inch MacBook (2016) spotted, Intel Skylake expected soon

Apple 12-inch MacBook (2016) spotted, Intel Skylake expected soon

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Despite no mention at Apple's recent iPhone SE launch, a new 12-inch MacBook for 2016 is expected soon, after being spotted in Mac OS X.It was inevitable that Apple would renew its MacBook for 2016 after it was released in March 2015. As March 2016 comes... >>

Intel augmented reality headset to merge worlds, real and virtual

Intel augmented reality headset to merge worlds, real and virtual

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Intel is reportedly working on its own augmented reality headset that could be the biggest jump forward yet. The lines between the virtual and real worlds are about to blur.According to sources of the Wall Street Journal, Intel is working on an AR headset... >>

Is there anything better than being put into Fallout 4 by Intel?

Is there anything better than being put into Fallout 4 by Intel?

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While wandering the massive halls of the CES trade show in Las Vegas each year, we often find some weird and wonderful tech demos or gadgets. However, with our ongoing love of Fallout 4 there was only one thing at this year's show that stole our award... >>

Project Tango hits smartphones, Lenovo and Google announce 3D scanning handset

Project Tango hits smartphones, Lenovo and Google announce 3D scanning handset

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Google's Project Tango, which captures 3D images of the real world and converts them into virtual, is coming to a smartphone made by Lenovo.This is the first time a manufacturer and Google have been linked for a consumer smartphone with Project Tango.... >>

New Balance outlines Android Wear running watch plans

New Balance outlines Android Wear running watch plans

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New Balance has confirmed that it is embracing digital technology, with plans to launch a consumer running watch during 2016.Announcing a new Digital Sport division, the company has outlined that it wants to create a digital platform for runners, covering... >>

Fossil details Q family of connected accessories, including Q Founder Android Wear watch

Fossil details Q family of connected accessories, including Q Founder Android Wear watch

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Fossil has finally shed some light on its line-up of connected devices called Fossil Q, designed to keep you informed, without sacrificing your style. The devices were previously teased at New York fashion week.There are two "connected bracelets", the... >>

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

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Fossil, the well-established fashion brand, has just announced three new smartwatch devices it's created with Google and Intel. We first heard about these back in August but now know the device are being called Fossil Q.Since Fossil is fashion focused... >>

Intel Skylake processors explained: Why they'll make your next PC or tablet faster

Intel Skylake processors explained: Why they'll make your next PC or tablet faster

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Intel has announced a new range of processors at European technology trade show IFA in German.Dubbed Skylake, the new Intel Core processors, which will include a line aimed at mobile 2-in-1 devices promise to be the company's "best ever" and allow manufacturers... >>

Intel’s future vision: Robot butlers, fashion wearables, super-fast SSD and RealSense prevail at IDF 2015

Intel’s future vision: Robot butlers, fashion wearables, super-fast SSD and RealSense prevail at IDF 2015

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At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015 it's all go this year: we've seen automated robot butlers, Fossil unveiling a glimpse of its forthcoming fashion smart wearables, Razer jumping on board Intel's RealSense technology in its new Twitch-friendly camera,... >>

How Intel wants to change BMX and action sports: Accurate trick-tracking could come to pro competitions by 2016

How Intel wants to change BMX and action sports: Accurate trick-tracking could come to pro competitions by 2016

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At a developer forum you don't expect to watch BMX pros front-flipping over a ramp. But that's exactly what we were treated to on the third floor of the Moscone Centre in San Francisco at the Intel Developer Conference (IDF) 2015.And not just "because... >>

Using the Intel RealSense depth-sensing smartphone: Does it raise the bar for phones?

Using the Intel RealSense depth-sensing smartphone: Does it raise the bar for phones?

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Imagine a smartphone with a slew of cameras capable of detecting depth and distance to generate on-screen augmented reality experiences relative to the world around you, not just linear on-screen applications and game experiences.No need to imagine it... >>

Fossil Android Wear smartwatch to arrive October, powered by Intel technology

Fossil Android Wear smartwatch to arrive October, powered by Intel technology

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Intel and Fossil Group announced a partnership in September 2014, and now we're seeing the fruits of that as tangible product at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015. Yep, Fossil will release its first fashion smartwatch, an as-yet-unnamed Android Wear... >>

Cortana is always listening with new Wake-On-Voice tech, even when Windows 10 is sleeping

Cortana is always listening with new Wake-On-Voice tech, even when Windows 10 is sleeping

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"Hey Cortana". Windows 10's built-in assistant is the go-to voice-controlled interface in Microsoft's operating system. And she's just about to get a whole lot smarter.Shown at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015 in San Francisco, Intel demonstrated... >>

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

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The latest Asus ZenPad appears to have leaked in official press renders, ahead of its expected official reveal at Computex next week.The Asus ZenPad 8, as it's thought to be, appears to feature a 4:3 aspect ratio screen like that found on Apple's iPads... >>

Intel reveals tech of the future: Skin data transfers, autonomous drones and more

Intel reveals tech of the future: Skin data transfers, autonomous drones and more

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Intel shows off what it's working on for the not-too distant future at its yearly event: Intel Future Showcase. We went along to see what it is we can expect in the future of tech.Intel had plenty on display from its own brand of wireless charging, that... >>

Tag Heuer smartwatch price, release date and battery life revealed

Tag Heuer smartwatch price, release date and battery life revealed

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So eagerly anticipated is the Tag Heuer smartwatch that even its Google and Intel-partnering announcement was big news. Now more details have come to light.According to Bloomberg the Tag Heuer smartwatch will go on sale in October or November for $1,400... >>

What comes next after we're done with the Internet of Things? Intel gives us some clues

What comes next after we're done with the Internet of Things? Intel gives us some clues

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What's going to be the next big thing after the Internet of Things? It might be a massive trend right now, but once the standards have been cracked and every device and appliance you own is connected to the cloud and each other, eyes will be looking... >>

Intel Smart Spider Dress is not only scary but it intelligently defends its wearer

Intel Smart Spider Dress is not only scary but it intelligently defends its wearer

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Well if this isn't the scariest wearable smart clothing you've seen we can't imagine what is. The Smart Spider Dress is a collaboration between Intel, using the Edison system, and experimental designer Anouk Wipprecht.The Smart Spider Dress isn't simply... >>

Lenovo smartphones go 64-bit: Lenovo P90 on Intel Atom, Vibe X2 Pro on Qualcomm Snapdragon

Lenovo smartphones go 64-bit: Lenovo P90 on Intel Atom, Vibe X2 Pro on Qualcomm Snapdragon

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Lenovo has embraced 64-bit with a pair of smartphones sitting on Intel and Qualcomm hardware.The Lenovo P90 is the Intel Atom device with a 1.83GHz quad-core Z3560 processor, 2GB of RAM and an LTE Advanced modem. It comes with a large 5.5-inch display... >>

Acer Intel RealSense laptops mean Minority Report gesture controls are here

Acer Intel RealSense laptops mean Minority Report gesture controls are here

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Acer has announced from CES 2015 in Las Vegas that it will be releasing new laptops this month that use Intel RealSense 3D cameras for gesture controls.Like the film Minority Report, that's had us dreaming about gesture controls ever since, users will... >>

Paddington: The tech behind the much-loved bear's big screen debut

Paddington: The tech behind the much-loved bear's big screen debut

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Whatever age you are, there's something undeniably lovable about Paddington Bear. First brought to life in the 1958 book, he's since appeared on screen in almost every decade since the 1970s, from stop-motion animation to the hand-drawn Hanna-Barbera... >>

New Google Glass rumoured to arrive in 2015 with Intel innards

New Google Glass rumoured to arrive in 2015 with Intel innards

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All has been quiet on the Google Glass front for some time, until now. A new hardware version of Glass is reportedly on its way next year, and it should have Intel brains.According to sources of The Wall Street Journal, Google is planning to launch... >>

What is Intel's Make it Wearable contest and which wearables won?

What is Intel's Make it Wearable contest and which wearables won?

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Intel's Make it Wearable contest has just concluded, after doling out $800,000 in award money to three teams behind wearable devices that are not only innovative but also creative.With Qualcomm spearheading technology in recent years, mostly due to Intel's... >>

Up close with the Intel Make It Wearable UK finalists: Robotic hands, modular smartwatch, and a smart vibrating pendant

Up close with the Intel Make It Wearable UK finalists: Robotic hands, modular smartwatch, and a smart vibrating pendant

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Intel launched its Make It Wearable competition which will see one lucky winner receive $500,000. At the moment 7 of 10 finalists are from Europe with 3 from the UK. We caught up with the UK finalists to see their amazing robot hands, modular smartwatch... >>

Nixie is the future of selfies, a wearable drone camera that flies off your wrist

Nixie is the future of selfies, a wearable drone camera that flies off your wrist

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Selfie is now a word in the dictionary. Front facing cameras on phones are getting higher in quality and wider in lens angles. But now selfies are going to reach a new level with Nixie, a drone quadcopter that folds to be worn on your wrist.Nixie is a... >>

The big interview: Wearables aren't 'just something for computer people', says Intel new devices boss

The big interview: Wearables aren't 'just something for computer people', says Intel new devices boss

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Are wearables the next big thing in the tech world? Do we really need them and will they make our lives better? Big questions at a potential turning point in the industry.There are few people better to sit down with than Mike Bell, corporate vice president... >>

Hands-on: Opening Ceremony and Intel MICA is the $1,000 wearable like no other

Hands-on: Opening Ceremony and Intel MICA is the $1,000 wearable like no other

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Wearables are all the rage at the moment, but few existing products have truly captivated an enthusiastic audience. That's where Intel, in collaboration with Opening Ceremony, has come up with something entirely different: a smart fashion bracelet called... >>

Intel claims Basis 'Peak' smartwatch will deliver more advanced optical heart rate monitor

Intel claims Basis 'Peak' smartwatch will deliver more advanced optical heart rate monitor

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At the Intel Developer Forum 2014, Mike Bell, corporate vice president and general manager of the new devices group at Intel, took to the stage during the opening keynote and unveiled a sneak peek of a forthcoming smartwatch by Basis. But details of... >>

Meet Jimmy, Intel’s joke-telling, app controlled and customisable 3D-printed robot

Meet Jimmy, Intel’s joke-telling, app controlled and customisable 3D-printed robot

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In our job we meet a lot of different people throughout the industry. But at the Intel Developers Forum 2014 we “met” a robot for the first time: Jimmy, the customisable, programmable and 3D-printed creation from Intel and Trossen Robotics.And the... >>

Hands-on: HP Envy x2 13- and 15-inch desktop-replacement 2-in-1s show off Intel Core M slim form factor

Hands-on: HP Envy x2 13- and 15-inch desktop-replacement 2-in-1s show off Intel Core M slim form factor

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Before now we've seen some tablet-style desktop replacements that, let's face it, have been so big and bulky that they had little appeal. But in the latest HP Envy x2 13- and 15-inch models the company has created a viable desktop-replacement home office... >>

Hands-on: Acer Aspire Switch 12 is the laptop replacement with a tablet twist

Hands-on: Acer Aspire Switch 12 is the laptop replacement with a tablet twist

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The Acer Aspire Switch family continues to grow, with the forthcoming Switch 12 showcasing not only a number of varied position options, but it's one of the first devices to feature Intel Core M technology. That means a fanless design, which in turn opens... >>

The war on passwords: Intel wants biometrics to replace the traditional password

The war on passwords: Intel wants biometrics to replace the traditional password

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Passwords are a brilliant and useful aspect of security, but they're also a pain in the ass. Forgetting one, having another phished or hacked, needing to use a different new one when trying to reset an account. Multiple sighs ensue when that replacement... >>

Intel envisions a wireless future: WiGig and wireless charging to 'eliminate all cables by end of 2015'

Intel envisions a wireless future: WiGig and wireless charging to 'eliminate all cables by end of 2015'

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Intel outlined its vision for a wire-free future at its Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco. But rather than this being a distant concept, the technology is just around the corner and, the company believes, will be in place by the end of 2015. On... >>

Fossil and Intel to create fashionable Intel-powered wearables, like Android Wear watch?

Fossil and Intel to create fashionable Intel-powered wearables, like Android Wear watch?

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Fossil and Intel are going to make wearables. But these devices will be for the fashion industry, only.Both companies have announced they plan to "identify, support and develop emerging trends" in the wearable technology space. More specifically, they... >>

Intel MICA high-fashion wearable has sapphire glass touchscreen and wireless charging

Intel MICA high-fashion wearable has sapphire glass touchscreen and wireless charging

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Intel has teamed up with fashion company, Opening Ceremony to create a luxury wearable aimed at fashionable women. They came up with My Intelligent Communication Accessory, or MICA.At the moment the capabilities of the jewelry are being kept secret but... >>

Lenovo's first Intel-powered Android tablet is the Tab S8

Lenovo's first Intel-powered Android tablet is the Tab S8

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Lenovo has launched the Lenovo Tab S8, its first Intel-based Android tablet. Launched at IFA 2014, the new tablet takes the small form factor, with an 8-inch display. The display has a 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution, fairly average for this size of device,... >>

This Oculus Rift hack will make your brain explode. Probably.

This Oculus Rift hack will make your brain explode. Probably.

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Intrepid makers folk in Poland have created an Oculus Rift mod that will shift your perspective, literally.As an entry for the Intel Make It competition the clever creators mounted two GoPros on a tall antenna carried in a backpack connected to Oculus... >>

3D print your own ‘Jimmy’ walking, face recognising bot from Intel, the Rasberry Pi of robots

3D print your own ‘Jimmy’ walking, face recognising bot from Intel, the Rasberry Pi of robots

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The day has come where 3D printer owners can now print their own robot slaves to do their bidding. Intel has released the details for its "Jimmy" robot which is due out this September.The 45cm tall robot will cost $1,500 which is a smaller version of... >>

Touch control holograms, 3D scanning, auto green screens: We try the Intel RealSense future

Touch control holograms, 3D scanning, auto green screens: We try the Intel RealSense future

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Intel showed us its RealSense 3D camera today at an event in London. With it was the best floating, touch controlled "hologram" we've seen in real life. Tony Stark would have been impressed.The RealSense 3D camera is going to start appearing in computers... >>

Qualcomm and Intel work to bring 64-bit processing to Android masses

Qualcomm and Intel work to bring 64-bit processing to Android masses

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Qualcomm and Intel have both announced they will be providing manufacturers with 64-bit ready processors for tablet and smartphones that will start to come out from as early as this summer.Qualcomm has announced a new variant of its Snapdragon 600 chipset... >>

Intel is planning conversational voice recognition that works offline

Intel is planning conversational voice recognition that works offline

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Intel's always-listening Jarvis headset unveiled at CES 2014 is similar to Apple's Siri, Google Now, and even Google Glass without the display. It's a personal assistant meant to be by your side all the time, able to have a conversation. But to differentiate... >>

Intel sells off failed OnCue pay-TV service to Verizon

Intel sells off failed OnCue pay-TV service to Verizon

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Intel has announced that it's selling off Intel Media - the company behind its failed OnCue pay-TV service - to Verizon. The cost of the deal wasn't disclosed, but Bloomberg reported in November 2013 that Intel wanted $500 million for the service. Verizon's purchase... >>