Tag Heuer and Intel Are to Challenge the Apple Watch

"Apple will get young people used to wearing a watch," Tag Heuer CEO CEO Jean-Claude Biver recently told Reuters, "and later maybe they will want to buy themselves a real watch." Could today be the day we see Tag Heuer's "real watch" answer to the rise of the smartwatch? » 3/19/15 5:01am 3/19/15 5:01am

The New MacBook Isn't What You Think

Apple's new MacBook is slick and svelte. It only weighs two pounds! But before you get too excited about how well this tiny (gold) laptop might fit into your life, you should know a little bit about its brains. This is not a retina MacBook Air. » 3/09/15 5:45pm 3/09/15 5:45pm

This Arduino-Style Board Uses Intel's 37-year Old 8086 Chip

Card-based computers keep getting more powerful, unless you're Matt Millman. Because this chap has decided to build an Arduino-style board that's powered by a giant of computing history – Intel's 8086 processor, which is now 37 years old. » 2/16/15 8:15am 2/16/15 8:15am

You Can Rent This Modular Pocket PC For $200 a Year

Did you know that Chromebooks were originally supposed to be disposable computers? That didn't quite come to pass. But a new computer company called The Hive has a PC that you actually do trade in, year after year. » 1/09/15 7:47pm 1/09/15 7:47pm

Intel's $150 HDMI Stick Turns Any TV Into a Windows Desktop

Got an HDMI port handy? Sure, you could plug in a Chromecast, Fire TV Stick or Roku Streaming Stick to get your Netflix fix. Or you could pay $150 to get a full Windows 8.1 PC in the same form factor. » 1/09/15 2:05pm 1/09/15 2:05pm

Intel Is Just Daring Autonomous Drones To Rise Up And Kill Us All 

At its big CES keynote this year, Intel announced a new processor for wearables, but it also did something much much bigger. It taught drones to be smart and then gave them a reason to rise up and hunt us down. Thanks guys. » 1/06/15 9:18pm 1/06/15 9:18pm

Intel's Curie Module Can Turn Everything You Wear Into a Smart Device 

Here at Intel's big CES keynote, CEO Brian Krzanich is announcing Intel's new Curie Module, a tiny little device that will let you turn all the things you already own and wear into smart devices. It's a little button-sized hardware module, powered by Intel's teeny tiny Quark technology, and it adds a brain to anything… » 1/06/15 7:40pm 1/06/15 7:40pm

You Can Now Buy Dell's Incredible Android Tablet

Remember when Dell made Android tablets interesting again? Four months later, you can finally buy the Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet. While it's still listed as "coming soon" on Dell's website, Best Buy is now carrying the slate which wowed us with a beautiful screen, crazy camera, and ultra-thin chassis. It'll set you back… » 1/06/15 6:08pm 1/06/15 6:08pm

The World's First Cameraphone That Can Actually Zoom (Say Cheese)

Have you ever even touched an ASUS phone? I thought not. But two of the coolest Android smartphones at CES 2015 come courtesy of the Taiwanese computer company. » 1/05/15 2:41pm 1/05/15 2:41pm

Intel Broadwell: The Badass Brains That Will Power Your Next PC

The brains that will power your next laptop are here. Intel's just taken the covers off the high-powered versions of its new Broadwell architecture. That is to say, the 5th generation Intel Core i3-i7 chips that will make your next laptop better than ever. » 1/05/15 10:00am 1/05/15 10:00am

Stephen Hawking's ACAT: Changing the Life of One of Our Greatest Minds

Were it not for technology, one of the greatest minds of our time, that belonging to Professor Stephen Hawking, would lack a voice, a means to express ideas that greatly expand our understanding of the universe. » 12/02/14 5:35pm 12/02/14 5:35pm

WSJ: Intel Will Supply the Guts For a New Version of Google Glass

According to the Wall Street Journal, Intel is readying the silicon brains which will power a new version of Google Glass, expected to be made available next year. » 12/01/14 3:43am 12/01/14 3:43am

Intel Mica Hands-On: A Fancy, High-Fashion Beeper For $500

Early this fall, Intel announced its first "luxury smart bracelet" built in conjunction with Opening Ceremony and aimed specifically at the ladiez. Today, we finally got to spend some time with the device and can say with total confidence: Yep, that is one pretty... beeper? » 11/17/14 3:08pm 11/17/14 3:08pm

This Transforming Tablet-Phone Combo Costs Just $200

Isn't it fine to have a smartphone that fits in your pocket? Isn't it dandy to have a tablet for two-handed tasks? Soon you'll be able to buy both for just $200 — no contract required — with this Intel-powered smartphone that transforms into a tablet. » 10/15/14 12:01am 10/15/14 12:01am

While You Weren't Looking, Dell Made Android Tablets Interesting Again

Apple! Apple! Apple! Yesterday, you were probably too busy gawking at Cupertino's precious new watch and giant smartphones to notice anything else that happened in the world of technology. There's no shame in that. But if you were paying attention to the 2014 Intel Developers Conference in San Francisco, you might… » 9/10/14 8:50pm 9/10/14 8:50pm

What an Intel and Fossil Team Up Could Mean for Smartwatches

Smartwatches are infinitely fascinating. For one, their growth is incredible. This time last year, we had Samsung's overpriced Gear, Pebble, and a Sony timepiece or two. Now we have Android Wear and a dozen options to choose from, and possibly the biggest game changer will be revealed in 48 hours. » 9/07/14 3:00pm 9/07/14 3:00pm

Intel's Core M Might Finally Give Us True Laptop-Tablet Hybrids


The perfect in-between device—something that's as thin as a dedicated tablet and as powerful as a dedicated laptopis something we've been promised for years. Once, it looked like the answer might come when Intel's Atom chips—Bay Trail chips, specifically—got potent enough to power highly mobile machines that could… » 9/05/14 11:30am 9/05/14 11:30am

AARP Made a Tablet for Old People Who Think Tech Is "Scary"

AARP is getting into the gadget game with the RealPad, a tablet expressly made to help seniors who want to stay connected, but don't want to spend a lot of time learning the technology. » 9/04/14 3:46pm 9/04/14 3:46pm

The World's Tiniest 3G Modem is Barely Bigger Than a Penny

One factor limiting the integration of your home's appliances into the so-called Internet of Things is the size and ruggedness of the device's modem. But with this miniscule new modem from Intel, anything bigger than a penny will be granted cellular connectivity. » 8/27/14 8:26pm 8/27/14 8:26pm

BioSport Earbuds: Finally, A Fitness Tracker You Never Have to Charge

As we reported earlier, 50 Cent and SMS Audio announced a new partnership with Intel this evening. It's a plan to bring the joys of fitness tracking to both the flakey workout amateur and the finely sculpted sports pro in the form of earbuds. » 8/14/14 7:30pm 8/14/14 7:30pm