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    Intel X25-M 160GB SSD Review (2010)

    Adding ram to your computer has always been an easy way to boost your system’s performance. Now with SSDs (solid state drives) becoming more affordable, upgrading your laptop (or desktop’s) hard drive to a SSD drive has become yet another easy way to maximize your computer’s performance. Intel’s X-25M in particular is a top of […]

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    Students Shine at Intel Science Talent Search 2010

    From March 11th through 16th, 40 top high school scientists have come together in Washington D.C. for the annual Intel Science Talent Search competition (Intel STS). The Intel Science Talent Search is essentially the country’s biggest science research competition which offers the opportunities for high school seniors to present their research to a group of […]

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    Intel AppUp Center Beta is an App Store for Netbooks

    Intel has just released a public beta of their netbook App Store, Intel AppUp. The apps available on AppUp are all optimized for netbooks. AppUp is loaded with a variety of free and paid applications. While it is positioned for netbooks, the apps seem to work on any PC (but resolution might not be optimized). […]

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    Intel Unveils Radical New Design for New Core Processors

    At CES in a few weeks Intel will be releasing new Core Processors. But Intel releases newer and faster processors all the time, right? However, this upcoming release is going to especially be good news for consumers. These new Core i3, i5, and i7 processors sport an improved architecture that moves the integrated graphics onto […]

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    Intel and AMD Make Peace Not War, For Now

    Last week, Intel, the microprocessor manufacturer fell under fire for possibly violating monopoly laws and subsequently announced that it would settle with long-time rival AMD by paying them $1.25 billion dollars. The legal battle stems from Intel’s business practice of paying for consumer rebates on computer purchases in exchange for the computer company’s use of […]

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    Intel’s Legal Woes: Justice or Witch Hunt?

    It was announced mid last week that Microprocessor giant Intel was being sued by New York’s Attorney General Andrew Cuomo for violating United States antitrust laws. Intel is accused of coercing computer manufacturers such as Dell and HP into purchasing Intel microprocessor chips in exchange for payment. Rather than paying the companies directly, Intel offered […]

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    Looking Ahead to Windows 7

    This week I met with Intel and Microsoft to discuss the upcoming Windows 7 launch. I’ve been testing out the latest release candidate for sometime now, and have been very impressed. Certainly, the new UI changes are spiffy, but what has impressed me most is how fast and responsive the OS feels – more so […]

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    Exclusive Interview with Intel’s CIO, Diane Bryant

    Diane Bryant is the CIO at Intel where her career has spanned over 20 years. Diane joined Intel fresh out of U.C. Davis in 1985, after having received her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Diane holds four U.S. patents, and some of her many contributions at Intel include her involvement in the development of Mobile […]

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    Intel’s Genevieve Bell Talks About Women and Technology

    A few weeks ago, I was invited to participate in the IntelUpgrade event at Intel’s headquarters, which brought together a group of women bloggers from around the country for a day of learning about Intel and some of its projects – including their education initiatives, their research projects, and I got to get a hands […]

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    Hands on with the Viliv S5, UMID mbook M1 and Other MIDs

    I used to associate MIDs as ultra-pricey luxury gadgets for super rich geeks, but after getting a hands on with some of them at Intel’s headquarters, I was surprised to see how many new MIDs are coming out that are actually affordable and still worthy of a good amount of gadget lust. This is a […]

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    Future Gadget & Tech Preview from Inside Intel’s Research Labs

    At the labs at Intel, the scientists are constantly working on inventing tomorrow’s technology – and this may be a surprise, but not all of that research involves computer processors. Last week, we were invited along with a group of other women bloggers to come to Intel’s Santa Clara headquarters, where we were offered a […]

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    Exclusive Look Inside Intel and the Future of Technology

    This week Intel invited Chip Chick and a group of other women bloggers from around the blogosphere to come visit their headquarters in Silicon Valley to participate in their Intel Upgrade Your Life event. Needless to say, it was an incredible experience on many fronts. We got to take an up close and personal look […]