Sandy Bridge

Can Intel reinvent itself when CEO Paul Otellini leaves?

Intel CEO Paul Otellini is retiring in May. Could a change in leadership ironically help the chipmaking giant keep up with mainstream computing?

Getting ready to cross Ivy Bridge: The layman’s guide to Intel’s latest processors

Intel's latest "Ivy Bridge" processors are coming soon for desktops and laptops. What do you need to know to make a smart buying decision?

Intel’s Ivy Bridge CPUs won’t land until June

An Intel executive has acknowledged that next-generation "Ivy Bridge" processors are running 8-10 weeks late, and likely won't land until June.

Do Ultrabooks stand a chance, or are they destined for failure?

Intel thinks 40 percent of consumer laptops will be Ultrabooks by the end of 2012. What is an Ultrabook, and why would consumers embrace it so fervently?
Movies & TV

CinemaNow upgrades video library to 1080p, but only for Intel owners

With streaming companies all racing to increase the quality of video playback, CinemaNow and Intel have entered into a partnership to step up streaming movies to 1080p.

Toshiba Qosmio F755 notebook offers glasses-free 3D

Toshiba's new Qosmio F755 notebook uses auto-stereoscopic display technology to offer glasses-free 3D - oh, and it has Blu-ray and an Intel Core i7 processor too.

Samsung Series 3 Ultrabook offers Sandy Bridge at a low price

Samsung's Series 3 notebooks is now on sale in the U.S., packing a second-generation Intel Core processors, a slim 2.8-pound physique, and price tags nearing $600.

IBuyPower BTS11 takes gamers back to school

IBuyPower's new Gamer Power BTS11 aims at student gamers on a budget, offering a liquid-cooled desktop with Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti graphics starting at $999.

Mac mini loses optical drive, gets Thunderbolt and Sandy Bridge

Apple's newest Mac minis lose their optical drives, but pick up second-generation Core i5 and i7 processors, AMD Radeon graphics, and Thunderbolt.

MacBook Air rumor roundup: Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt, and back to black?

All signs point to a MacBook Air update being just around the corner. We take a look at the rumors and speculation around the update and figure out what's likely and what's not.

Toshiba targets desktops with DX1215 all-in-one

Toshiba's DX1215 all-in-one is the company's first in the U.S. market, with a 21.5-inch touchscreen and a second-generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor.

MSI brings 17-inch gamer notebooks to North America

MSI's 17.3-inch GT780R and GX780 sport Intel Core i7 processors, Nvidia graphics, USB 3, and funky backlit keyboards.