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Briefly: 8-bit 4K to 10-bit 2K video app, Haswell refresh expected

04/10, 11:37am

Command line app converts Panasonic GH4 video to 2k 10-bit

Rarevision developer Thomas Worth has released an OS X command line program that will allow owners of the Panasonic GH4 4K video recordings to output 10-bit 2K HD instead of the specific 8-bit. The app uses pixel summing, taking the extra pixels in a 4K file to fill in absent color information. The app outputs 10-bit DPX files in 2048x1080 resolution.

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Intel shows Extreme eight-core Haswell, reference all-in-one computer

03/20, 10:54am

Game Developer Conference venue for Intel's latest announcement

Intel Corporation unveiled a set of roadmap enhancements, platform features and software partnerships to help drive what the company calls "the reinvention of desktop computing." Included in its announcement are the "Devil's Canyon" processor -- featuring an eight-core design utilizing the Haswell architecture -- a commemorative Pentium processor, and a reference design for a portable all-in-one computer.

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Shuttle shows Haswell Core i7-capable DS81 barebones PC at CeBit

03/11, 1:17pm

Barebones Shuttle PC capable of displaying 4K-resolution image

PC case manufacturer Shuttle has used CeBit to show off an extremely small computer it unveiled late last month. The DS81 measures 19x16.5x4.3cm (7.4x6.5x1.7 inches), marginally larger than the Intel NUC and roughly the same size as a standard DVD drive, and can be used with a VESA mount to be hidden behind a monitor, with the Intel H81 Express chipset motherboard inside capable of accommodating a 65W Intel Core i7 Haswell processor.

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Full review: Intel NUC

02/16, 12:42am

Intel NUC offers users the ability to customize their own HTPC

The Intel NUC Kit (Next Unit of Computing) (D54250WYK) is a "bare-bones" Mini PC that ships with the core components of a computing system, but requires users to add their own RAM, SSD, wireless card and operating system to make fully functional. Designed for PC enthusiasts and those wanting to dip their toes into do-it-yourself PC building, the Intel NUC is the smallest form factor that you can pack a fourth-generation Intel Core i5 "Haswell" processor into. Now in its second generation, the Intel NUC has the makings of an ideal home theater PC, or general purpose PC for use at home or in the office. Take a look at our full review of the Intel NUC to find out what it's like to put together and bring to life.

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New Haswell revision to incorporate more energy-saving technologies

02/10, 6:50pm

Revision revealed at annual microprocessor industry event

Intel is readying a new revision of the Haswell series of Intel Core processors. The newest models are built on the latest 22nm tri-gate SoC process technology. As one result of the improved fabrication technology, the graphics core incorporates several new features that allow it to improve energy efficiency by 40 percent -- essentially giving still longer battery life for the same performance as the present chips.

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Gigabyte Aorus X7 gaming notebook uses two Geforce GPUs

01/08, 7:36am

Haswell processor, twin GPUs employed in Aorus X7

Gigabyte has launched a new gaming notebook that employs two GPUs instead of one. The Aorus X7, sporting a 17.3-inch 1080p display inside a 0.9-inch thick, 6.4-pound case, uses a pair of Nvidia Geforce GTX 765M GPUs in SLI to provide graphical power in games, along with a quad-core Haswell Intel Core i7-4700HQ clocked at 2.4GHz.

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Toshiba adds 4K display to Tecra W50, Satellite P50t, updates Kirabook

01/07, 11:10am

Ultra HD screens added to Toshiba performance notebooks

Fresh off the back of its first Chromebook unveiling, Toshiba has launched two new notebooks with 4K-resolution displays. The upgraded Tecra W50 and the Satellite P50t, complete with Ultra HD screens, are accompanied by an updated Kirabook, with the Ultrabook now packing a Haswell-based Intel Core i7 processor, though not UHD high-resolution screen.

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Toshiba Chromebook launches with Haswell Celeron processor

01/06, 1:02pm

13.3-inch display, 16GB SSD in first Toshiba Chromebook

Toshiba has launched its first foray in Chrome OS notebooks, by showing a Haswell-based Chromebook at CES. Offering a 13.3-inch, 1366x768-resolution display, the Toshiba Chromebook follows the same pattern as other Chromebooks, in offering a 3.3-pound, 0.8-inch thick notebook with relatively low specifications that are adequate enough for light Internet work, along with a fairly cheap price tag.

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Hands on: Acer's refreshed Aspire R7 convertible notebook

11/22, 6:45pm

Hinge enables four different modes

Acer's Aspire R7 convertible 15-inch notebook has been overhauled just in time for holiday shoppers. The refresh brings a Core i5 or i7 Haswell processor, more RAM, improved battery life and an optional active stylus, among other upgrades. The company has given us a chance to spend some hands-on time with the new build before it arrives on the market next month.

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Intel CEO: Expect $99 tablets, $299 Haswell notebooks, $349 hybrids

10/17, 11:11am

Chip executive hints at holiday pricing

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has reportedly hinted that the company's OEM partners are preparing to embrace aggressive pricing strategies ahead of the holiday shopping season. Speaking during a conference related to the company's quarterly earnings disclosure, the executive is said to have referenced Intel-powered tablets for as little as $99, Haswell notebooks starting at $299, and convertible hybrid tablets with prices as low as $349.

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HP intros new Spectre convertible, 17'' Envy with Leap Motion

09/19, 7:00am

Control Zone trackpad geared for Windows 8

HP has introduced several new consumer devices, including the Spectre 13 x2 convertible, a new Envy 17 notebook and five tablets under the Slate and Omni brands. The new Spectre notebook is powered by Intel's Haswell processors, integrated behind the display for fanless operation in standard notebook mode or as a tablet when the keyboard base is detached.

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Lenovo intros new ThinkPads, 15.5-inch mobile workstation

09/11, 9:32am

New offerings include budget models

Lenovo has introduced several new ThinkPad notebooks equipped with Intel's latest Haswell-series processors, adding to the T-, W-, L-, and E-series offerings. The W540 is the company's latest mobile workstation, featuring a 15.5-inch IPS panel with 2880x1620 resolution, Nvidia's discrete Quadro graphics and an integrated color calibrator.

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Rumor: iPhone 5S hits delay; cheaper iPhone may arrive in September

07/22, 9:07pm

Haswell iMac expected first

Apple is allegedly experiencing production delays for its rumored iPhone 5S, according to a KGI Securities investor note posted by AppleInsider. The next-generation handset is said to be delayed due to hiccups with assembly and availability of "numerous components," pushing the expected shipment time-frame back to late September.

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Intel schedules Haswell-E enthusiast processors for release late 2014

06/17, 5:55am

Six, eight-core processor culls integrated GPU, adds 20MB L3 Cache

Intel is planning to release a version of Haswell processors for enthusiasts in the second half of 2014, according to details inside a leaked presentation. The enthusiast model, dubbed Haswell-E, will launch with options for six and eight-core processors and up to 20MB of L3 cache, and with continued support for Hyper Threading, will have as many as 16 logical cores.

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Intel Computex keynote shows LTE modem, Merrifield smartphone design

06/04, 7:06am

Intel pushing for Haswell chips in two-in-one tablet systems

Intel has revealed more of its future plans for mobile computing, as part of its keynote address at Computex. A new smartphone reference platform using the chip producer's new Merrifield processors has been unveiled, along with the company's first ever LTE modem, and new fourth-generation Intel Core processors for two-in-one convertible notebooks.

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NEC LaVie L surfaces with fourth-gen Core series processor on board

05/14, 6:55am

NEC LaVie first to tout Intel 'Haswell' CPUs, beats Intel to the punch

The NEC LaVie L has surfaced on the NEC Japan website and is one of the first notebooks to feature Intel’s next-generation ‘Haswell’ processors. The new chips will carry the ‘Core’ branding and will be available in Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 variants as it has in its previous three generations. NEC has ‘jumped the gun’ somewhat in revealing the specs of the new notebook with Intel not expected to formally launch the chips until Computex Taipei in early June.

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Early Haswell chips contain minor USB flaw, new stepping inbound

04/05, 7:20pm

Early Haswell devices will use the flawed chips despite problem

Following some earlier reports, Intel has confirmed a bug exists in the silicon of its next-generation Core processor dubbed "Haswell." The bug can cause USB 3.0 devices to vanish after entering a low power state, with the device generally having to be disconnected and reconnected for the file structure to reappear.

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Intel shows Haswell, details Bay Trail, Lexington chips

01/08, 11:09am

Mobile, low-power processors focus of Intel event

Intel has demonstrated its fourth generation of Core processors at the company's CES press event. The demonstration also gave the chip maker a chance to demonstrate a new quad-core 22nm Atom System-on-Chip processor it calls "Bay Trail," as well as low-powered versions of existing architectures and processors aimed towards developing nations.

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Intel's Haswell desktop processors detailed in leaked chart

12/12, 6:32pm

Chart shows plans for Haswell architecture in 2013

Details on Intel's Haswell processor family have been relatively scarce since the company formally announced the line in September, but now a document has emerged that appears to reveal Intel's plans for the processor line next year. The next year should see the release of at least 14 new desktop CPUs, topping out at a 3.5GHz Core i7 with the potential for 400MHz more in Boost Mode. That model would be operating across four cores and eight threads.

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Intel formally announces 'Haswell' processor family

09/11, 11:20pm

Latest low-power design in the 'Core' family of processors

Opening the 15th Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel Chief Product Officer Dadi Perlmutter unveiled the new "Haswell" processor family. The keynote speech demonstrated test systems running the fourth-generation Core processor, based on the same 22nm process used in the third-generation Ivy Bridge family of processors.

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Intel Haswell details leak, show 15W ultrabook chip

11/10, 9:05am

Intel Haswell to lower ultrabook power, up others

First details of Intel's Has well architecture has emerged through presentation slides leaked [reg. required] through ChipHell. The 22-nanometer design will focus most on Intel's promises of more advanced ultrabooks and will lower the peak power of a dual-core, low-voltage chip to 15W, helping battery life in systems like the MacBook Air. It should also support low-power DDR3 memory and get integrated GT3 graphics that, like on Sandy Bridge, are faster than on the desktop.

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Intel Haswell chip to run notebooks 24 hours on one charge

09/13, 2:25pm

Intel Haswell to make huge strides in battery life

Intel at its Developer Forum provided more details about its Haswell processor foundation for 2013. Although 22 nanometers like the Ivy Bridge design due early next year, it will be much more power efficient than an existing chip. The company plans for a 30 percent reduction in active power use over a modern Core i5 and that notebooks could last a complete 24 hours on a charge without needing extended cells, competing with ARM tablets.

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Intel coins 'ultrabook' concept, shows Android 3 on Medfield

05/31, 12:05am

Intel ultrabook idea based on MacBook Air concept

Intel's Sean Maloney opened Computex in earnest with a keynote hoping to redefine the ultraportable notebook class. Now calling them "ultrabooks," Intel saw them as systems that were under 0.8 inches thick but could still start under $1,000. The category included systems like the ASUS UX21 and, by extension, the MacBook Air.

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Leaked Intel slides show 8-core CPUs, AVX

08/14, 1:55pm

Intel 2009-1010 Leaked Map

Intel's upcoming processor generations will double the number of cores per chip and add a brand new language for specialized code, according to leaked slides obtained by CanardPlus. Although the semiconductor company's Core i7 will just receive a manufacturing process shrink down from 45 nanometers to 32 during 2009, reducing its power use and allowing more complex parts, a replacement architecture codenamed Sandy Bridge will replace it by 2010 and double the number of cores per die to eight. Hyperthreading support will let it handle as many as 16 code threads at once, while a large 16MB pool of Level 3 cache will be shared to make best use of the cores.

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