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Huawei Matebook 13 with NFC and Whiskey Lake-U processor coming December 2018 (Source: 91mobiles)

The latest Huawei Matebook 13 sports NFC support and Whiskey Lake-U processor options

The new Huawei Matebook 13 has the camera (finally!) placed above the display and is powered by an Intel Whiskey Lake-U processor. With a screen-to-body ratio of 88 percent, this compact notebook also features NFC connectivity and...
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G (i5-8265U, MX150, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

85% Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G (i5-8265U, MX150, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

A well-made allrounder. Acer's 15.6-inch allrounder is a lot more compact, slim and light than its competition. But there is no need to worry about having to trade these features with performance. The device also offers a matte IPS Full HD display, a GeForce MX150 GPU and a quad-core processor of the Whiskey Lake generation.
Intel Core i5-8265U | NVIDIA GeForce MX150 | 15.6" | 1.8 kg
It looks like Intel was caught off-guard by outstanding market demand for its Coffee Lake CPUs, which lead to impressive revenues in Q3 2018 and also the CPU shortages.  (Source: Engadget)

Intel releases impressive Q3 financial report, 14 nm shortage expected to get worse

The Santa Clara giant reported the best quarter in its entire 50-year history, even though the company was not able to meet the outstanding market demand. The 14 nm shortages will continue throughout the rest of the year and Intel...
Intel are reportedly re-thinking the way they handle manufacturing. (Source: YouTube)

Intel to re-structure its manufacturing arm into 3 new divisions

Intel is splitting its manufacturing segment into 3 new categories, each of which will be managed by a different staff member. These new divisions will handle various aspects of the chip-making side of the Intel business. They wil...
The Google Pixel Slate could support dual-booting into Windows 10 in the near future. (Source: Google)

Intel inside the new Pixel Slate hints at future Windows 10 support

There have been rumors swirling for a while that Google is planning on adding support for Windows 10 on Chrome OS devices. The inclusion of Intel silicon inside the new Pixel Slate instead of ARM hints that Google still has plans ...
Lenovo IdeaPad S530-13IWL: New Ultrabook with Whiskey-Lake, GeForce MX150 & slim bezels surfaced

Lenovo IdeaPad S530-13IWL: New Ultrabook with Whiskey-Lake, GeForce MX150 & slim bezels surfaced

The new Whiskey Lake processors for laptops were announced at IFA. Lenovo used this opportunity to unveil the extremely thin Yoga S730-13IWL. Now, Lenovo will apparently launch another Ultrabook with Whiskey Lake in the near futur...
The message displayed if Windows Setup detects the older drivers during the upgrade. (Source@

Devices with 6th-generation or newer Intel chips facing issues with new Win10 update

PCs that run on processors that are of the Skylake or later series are reportedly displaying obstructive messages in the course of their update to the October version of Windows 10. This is due to an older Intel Display Audio driv...
The Coffee Lake series is set to be refreshed with 8th-gen processors. (Source:

New driver readme appears to confirm 'Coffee Lake S Refresh' series name

A driver download from ASUS' website has been found to contain a text file about the Intel processors supported. They include a line called "Coffee Lake S Refresh". This is likely to refer to the upcoming ix-9000 series of process...
The 14nm process is the basis for all of Intel's newest CPUs, and even all the way back to its 2015 Skylake based products. (Source: Digiworthy)

Prices for Intel's 8700k CPU have reached $399 on major retailers due to CPU shortage

While the 14nm CPU shortage did not initially affect US retailers, it has become clear that it finally has. Intel's flagship 8700k CPU has gone from $350 to $399 in under a month, which is nearly a 15% increase in price.
The Intel CFO has addressed the chip shortage issue in an open letter. (Source: Intel)

Intel CFO announces plans to deal with the chip supply problem

The CFO and interim CEO of Intel, Bob Swan, has released an open letter to all interested parties concerning the company's ongoing processor-supply woes. Swan asserted that increased investment and a renewed focus on high-end chip...
The weekly roundup - here is everything we know announced at IFA 2018 (Image source:

The weekly roundup - here is everything we know announced at IFA 2018

The tech world has been on fire these past few weeks with not one, but two major press events. After Nvidia unveiled its GeForce RTX GPUs at Gamescom, more OEMs unveiled brand new refreshed products at IFA in Berlin equipped with ...
The Acer Swift 7 is expected to feature Intel 'Amber Lake-Y' CPUs and will officially launch in 2019.

IFA 2018 | Acer gives us a glimpse of what to expect with the upcoming Swift 7 ultrabook

Acer talked about the upcoming Swift 7 notebook during its IFA 2018 keynote and while there was only a dummy product on display, the company notes that the notebook will slim down even further and feature ultra-narrow bezels yield...
Intel Core i5-8265U and i7-8565U Whiskey Lake will debut on the upcoming Lenovo Yoga S730

IFA 2018 | Intel Core i5-8265U and i7-8565U Whiskey Lake will debut on the upcoming Lenovo Yoga S730

The quad-core Whiskey Lake i5-8265U and i7-8565U CPUs are both coming just in time for the Holiday season. The slim Lenovo Yoga S730 will be one of the first to carry the processors when it launches this November for $1000 USD.
Intel's new Whiskey Lake-U and Amber Lake-Y CPUs focus on improved mobile connectivity and battery life. (Source: Intel)

IFA 2018 | Intel launches Whiskey Lake-U and Amber Lake-Y CPUs with focus on enhanced mobile connectivity

Intel is announcing new 'Whiskey Lake-U' and 'Amber Lake-Y'-series processors as successors to last year's 8th gen 'Kaby Lake-R' U-series and 7th gen 'Kaby Lake-Y' CPUs. These new CPUs will continue to be a part of the 8th generat...
The new Asus ZenBook series have a 95% screen to body ratio. (Source: Asus)

IFA 2018 | Asus refreshes its ZenBook lineup with slimmer NanoEdge bezels and GTX 1050 Max-Q graphics

Alongside the ZenBook Flip convertibles, Asus has also announced new ZenBook ultrabooks in 13, 14, and 15-inch form factors. All ZenBook models come with a high screen-to-body ratio of 95% and the smaller variants use the trackpad...
The Asus ZenBook Flip 13 and ZenBook Flip 15. (Source: Asus)

IFA 2018 | Asus ZenBook Flip 13 and the ZenBook Flip 15 get the Intel 'Whiskey Lake-U' treatment and a few extra goodies

Asus has unveiled updates to its ZenBook Flip lineup of convertibles. Both the ZenBook Flip 13 and Flip 15 sport even more slimmer bezels than their predecessors and come upgraded with the latest Intel 'Whiskey Lake-U' CPUs. The Z...
The Acer Aspire 7 is now powered by Intel 'Kaby Lake-G'. (Source: Acer)

IFA 2018 | Acer unveils the Aspire 7 and Aspire 5 with Intel 'Kaby Lake-G' and 'Whiskey Lake-U' options

At IFA 2018, Acer is taking wraps off its new Aspire notebook models. The budget-gamer focused Aspire is getting an upgrade to Intel 'Kaby Lake-G' CPUs with onboard Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics while the Aspire 5 is being upgraded...
Dell is refreshing its entire Inspiron family with new designs and Intel Whiskey Lake

IFA 2018 | Dell is refreshing its entire Inspiron 7000 family with new designs and Intel Whiskey Lake

The 13-inch Inspiron 13 7386, 15-inch Inspiron 15 7586, and Inspiron 17 7786 convertible notebooks will all carry similar CPU Core i5-8265U and i7-8565U options when they launch in early October. Their announcements supplement the...
The Whiskey Lake-U family will include the usual scheme of three models: i3 / i5 / i7. (Source: Tecground)

HP reveals Whiskey Lake-U CPU specs

HP seems to have accidentally revealed all the specs for Intel's Whiskey Lake-U family of mobile CPUs, as the information was taken down soon after. Nevertheless, it is now known that there will be three models - the Core i3-8145U...
New Lenovo notebooks powered by Intel 'Whiskey Lake-U' chips are coming soon (Representational image).

References to Intel 'Whiskey Lake-U'-powered Lenovo Yoga 730 and IdeaPad 730S notebooks surface online

A couple of B2B sites have started listing Lenovo laptops that feature the upcoming Intel 'Whiskey Lake-U' CPUs. The notebooks include the Lenovo s730 and IdeaPad 730S powered by the Intel Core i5-8265U and the Lenovo Yoga 730 pow...
Is the MacBook Air due an upgrade? (Source: Pixabay)

New rumors suggest refresh for MacBook Air

An article on a Taiwanese news site states that Apple is in fact releasing a new MacBook Air in 2018. These rumors suggest that the Cupertino company now intends to fast-track its release. However, is it all good news for fans of ...
Asus accidentally leaks Whiskey Lake i5 and i7 CPUs for upcoming ROG GL503 refresh

Asus accidentally leaks Whiskey Lake Core i5 and i7 CPUs for upcoming ROG GL503 refresh

The official Asus Bangladesh website is listing the ROG Strix GL503 with Whiskey Lake Core i5-8265U and i7-8565U processor options. It could simply be a mistake, but with IFA 2018 right around the corner, it could also be hinting ...
Coffee Lake Refresh: Octa Core Laptop CPUs will likely be released in early 2019 (Picture-Source:

Coffee Lake Refresh: Octa Core Laptop CPUs will likely be released in early 2019

While the 10 nm process continues to be delayed, Intel prepares more new CPUs that are still produced in an optimized 14 nm process. This means that Intel will continue to increase the number of CPU cores increase the performance....
Intel CPU roadmap delays purportedly causing headaches for major OEMs (Image source: Wikipedia)

Intel CPU roadmap delays purportedly causing headaches for major OEMs

Manufacturers may have to milk existing notebook designs even further for this Holiday season since Intel's next generation CPUs are not expected to come anytime soon. Global notebook shipments will almost surely be slower YoY as ...

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)