Posts Tagged ‘intel’

How to Update Intel Hardware Drivers

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Although there’s a lot to be said for the old, “If it’s not broken, don’t fix it” philosophy, it’s still nice to know how this is done … just in case.

Intel Driver Update Utility is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices to search for, download, and install Intel driver updates. It is usually a good idea to keep drivers up to date, especially if newer drivers improve the old or add new features that you may be interested in. While there is certainly something to “never change a running system” as well, driver updates may improve a component’s performance, stability or other parameters such as temperature.


How to Remove True Key by Intel Security

Monday, June 27th, 2016

If you’ve recently downloaded Adobe Flash and accidentally installed True Key in the process, here’s how to get rid of it.

The following guide walks you through the steps of removing True Key by Intel Security from your operating system. True Key by Intel Security¬† is a password manager by Intel that is available as a limited free version and a premium subscription version. Many users may come in contact with the program without really wanting to, as it is offered as an opt-out option when Adobe Flash is downloaded from Adobe’s official website.


Intel Recalls all Sandy Bridge PCs

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

If you own an Intel Sandy Bridge PC, you might want to check this out …

In a move that’s reminiscent of the famous Pentium floating point bug, Intel has issued a recall of all new Sandy Bridge PCs and laptops that run its latest generation of processor.


Is It Worth Waiting for USB 3.0?

Friday, November 19th, 2010

I don’t think I’d hold my breath …

Alex Renton would like to buy an affordable laptop with USB 3.0 ports, and wonders if it’s worth waiting for them to arrive

When do you think we’ll see USB 3.0 ports installed on mid-range laptops in the UK? I’m wondering if I should hold off buying one until these SuperSpeed ports are embedded into laptops.
Alex Renton


Intel to buy McAfee

Friday, August 20th, 2010

It will be interesting to see what new technologies might result from this …

Security software company’s board agrees to purchase by microprocessor giant at $48 a share, with total value of $7.68bn


Intel settles US competition case

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Given the previous European cases, it sounds like Intel has a history of this sort of thing …

World’s largest microchip maker avoids fine in deal with authorities after accusations it bullied customers

The world’s biggest microchip manufacturer, Intel, has agreed to tidy up its act under a settlement with US competition regulators over charges that it abused its dominance by bullying computer companies into exclusive deals.


Why IBM, Chipmakers Are Backing an Open-source Linux Company. Hint: Intel

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

This is good news; Linux can use all the help it can get …

ARM, IBM, ST Ericsson, Samsung, Freescale and Texas Instruments are banding together to back a not-for-profit open-source company, Linaro, which will develop tools, packages, processes and a Linux kernel (aka a core component of the OS) that will run on any system-on-a-chip currently used by non PC-devices.¬†They will fund the UK-based company to the tune of tens of millions of dollars and will liberally spend money on hiring crack open-source engineers — nearly a 100 of them. And their target is none other than world’s largest chipmaker: Intel Corp.


Industry Leaders Announce Open Platform to Bring Web to TV

Friday, May 21st, 2010

With heavy hitters like Google, Sony and Intel behind this, it’s bound to produce better results than those old WebTV consoles …

Google, Intel, Logitech and Sony Join Together to Deliver Google TV Platform

DISH Network, Best Buy, Adobe to Support Bringing Devices to Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – At the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, leading industry players announced the development of Google TV—an open platform that adds the power of the web to the television viewing experience, ushering in a new category of devices for the living room. Intel, Sony, and Logitech, together with Best Buy, DISH Network and Adobe, joined Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) on stage to announce their support for Google TV.

Over the past decade, the Internet has created unprecedented opportunity for innovation and development across the world, but so far the web has largely been absent from living rooms. With Google TV, consumers will now be able to search and watch an expanded universe of content available from a variety of sources including TV providers, the web, their personal content libraries, and mobile applications.