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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

By 15 September 2014

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

By 14 September 2014

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

By 14 September 2014

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

By 12 September 2014

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

By 12 September 2014

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

By 11 September 2014

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

By 10 September 2014

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'

By 10 September 2014

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?

By 5 September 2014

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

By 4 September 2014

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... >>