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MAINGEAR brings Haswell to the custom-built gaming space

MAINGEAR brings Haswell to the custom-built gaming space

The team at MAINGEAR have this week let it be known that they'll be offering 4th generation Intel Core i7 "Haswell" processors in both desktop and laptop machines. Bringing this technology to the SHIFT, F1131, Potenza, and Vybe on the desktop end of the spectrum and the Nomad 15 and Nomad 17 in laptops, MAINGEAR is making it clear that they intend to remain on the cutting edge in custom gaming rigs. Intel's 4th generation Core "Haswell" processors will be appearing first on the 4th of this month at Computex.

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ASUS Intel Z87 motherboards gain “EXPERT” model, NFC, and Wi-fi for Haswell

ASUS Intel Z87 motherboards gain “EXPERT” model, NFC, and Wi-fi for Haswell

After the announcement that they'd created a set of motherboards based on the Intel Z87 chipset specifically for the next generation of Intel Core processors, today the team is aiming at making their offering unique with NFC, Thunderbolt, and 4-way optimization. With the ASUS Z87 motherboard lineup, the team at ASUS is pushing DELUXE/DUAL as the first Intel 8 series-based montherboard that'll be certified for Intel Thunderbolt technology. This first board will ship with two Thunderbolt ports right out of the box.

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Haswell 4th Generation Intel Core launch set for June 4th

Haswell 4th Generation Intel Core launch set for June 4th

Though the code-named "Haswell" generation of Intel Core processors has been finding itself the subject of reports and detail talks from the company that makes it for many, many months, it's today that the 4th generation of Intel processors gets its official ushering in to the public. This June 4th - that's just a couple days away - marks the point at which Intel suggests it's time to upgrade the innards of the generation of "2-in-1" computing: that's convertible computers - flipping screens, removable displays, and everything in-between.

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ASUS Haswell launch begins with all-in-ones and an M51

ASUS Haswell launch begins with all-in-ones and an M51

Today the Intel 4th Generation processor wave begins to creep up once again with ASUS letting it be known that they've got three machines that'll run this "Haswell" generation initially. The first of these is a single black and standard-looking M51 desktop PC - standard looking on the outside, that is - inside it's got a bit more of a punch. Then there's the ET2301 and ET2702, slim form-factor all-in-one PCs as well.

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Intel Atom architecture coming to Celeron, Pentium chips

Intel Atom architecture coming to Celeron, Pentium chips

Intel's new Atom chips, codenamed "Bay Trail", are set to launch for tablets at some point later this year, but it seems Intel wants to take the architecture from the new Bay Trail chips and implement it in their Celeron and Pentium processors for desktops and laptops, proving that Intel is putting more emphasis on their low-cost Atom chip.

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Galaxy Tab 3 packs Atom not ARM tip sources as Intel ramps mobile push

Galaxy Tab 3 packs Atom not ARM tip sources as Intel ramps mobile push

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 will use an Atom processor rather than an ARM-based chip, multiple sources claim, marking a high-profile win for Intel and a perhaps surprising move for Samsung, which makes its own Exynos ARM silicon. The new 10.1-inch Android tablet will use a Clover Trail+ processor in at least one of its variants, both Reuters and Korea Times report, with insiders at Samsung and Intel supposedly confirming rumors about the architecture switch that had been circulating for the past weeks.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 appears in video run-down

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 appears in video run-down

As the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 continues to appear as the company's newest device in the mid-sized tablet category, a video has appeared this week showing off the newest Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 - the non-stylus tablet segment for the company. This device will be part of the fourth wave for the tablet line in Samsung's arsenal, the first being the original Samsung Galaxy Tab, released with a 7-inch display and Android 2.3 Gingerbread back in the year 2010. This newest Galaxy Tab features an aesthetic and abilities similar to that of the newest Galaxy Note series.

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Intel awards science fair scholarship to teenager’s self-driving car

Intel awards science fair scholarship to teenager’s self-driving car

Intel has awarded its $75,000 scholarship at its international science and engineering fair late last week, giving the funds to 19-year-old high schooler Ionut Budisteanu of Romania. Budisteanu's project? A self-driving car, which successfully navigated through 47 out of 50 driving simulations and cost $4,000 to create. Rather than using the expensive 3D radar used by Google, the student uses a webcam.

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Student creates 30-second cellphone battery charge, tapped by Google

Student creates 30-second cellphone battery charge, tapped by Google

This year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair has named its three winners, picking 18-year-old Eesha Khare for her invention of a supercapacitor that could soon charge a cellphone battery in 20-30 seconds. This little piece of technology has landed Khare a runner-up prize of $50,000 USD in scholarship funds which she'll use to attend Harvard University and continue her research. This technology will not only be able to be utilized by the relatively small capacity batteries of smartphones, but of future electric cars, as well.

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