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Apple's graphics provider wants to bring VR to affordable Android phones

Apple's iPhone GPU provider has its eyes set shaking the Android landscape by bringing VR to low-end Android phones.

Intel booth at NRF 2016

Shopping goes high tech and hassle-free with new Intel technology

Poking into your shopping habits and recognizing your face may sound too invasive, but retailers are trying to make the shopping experience better. It starts with products like Intel's Responsive Retail Platform, which can track store inventory and respond to customer needs in real time.

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Back from dead: Intel's Atom chip, in Panasonic's $2,189 Android tablet

Intel is phasing out Atom chips from mobile devices and has scaled back Android development for such devices. But Panasonic has released a Toughbook with the chip and the OS anyways.

Intel's Joule 550x development board

Intel Joule shipments blocked in key countries, pending certification

If you can't find Intel's Joule developer boards in your country, it's because shipments have been held up.

Dell Latitude 7285 2-in-1

Dell: Mainstream laptops with wireless charging are still years away

Back in 2014, Intel declared it wanted laptops to be free of wires, and a centerpiece of that plan was wireless charging. But the technology has been slow to mature, and it may be years before the technology takes off.

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How In Win wowed us with the cool cases it showed at CES

In Win makes some of the coolest cases on the planet. See how they do it, from flashy framework to synchronized lighting and other thoughtful details.

Intel Optane

Intel's Optane: What users can expect in PCs and when it will ship

Intel is known for cranking up PC speeds to new highs, and now it's doing the same for storage with Optane.

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AMD says its Zen CPU architecture is expected to last four years

Mark Papermaster, AMD's chief technology officer, tells PCWorld that its new Zen chip architecture is expected to last four years, including derivatives.

ThermalTake Core P1 TG

ThermalTake's Core P1 TG lets you hang your mini PC on the wall

Think of the new case as a work of art—PC art, that is.

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Panasonic shows off a flexible battery for wearables

Panasonic has developed a flexible lithium ion battery for use in wearable devices that maintains its electrical characteristics even after repeated bending.

Surface with Windows RT

ARM: If other ARM chipmakers want to emulate Intel's x86 chips, that's fine

ARM executives said other ARM licensees could follow Qualcomm's lead and emulate Intel's x86 instructions for Windows 10. For its part, ARM is busy with the connected car.

Intel project alloy prototype

Hands-on with Intel’s Project Alloy untethered VR headset

Intel’s Project Alloy prototype is cool, but a lot is still unknown about what consumers will get when it ships later this year.

Dell's UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD

8K matures at CES, but your PC may not be ready

In 2020, 4K will be passe. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be broadcast in the 8K resolution, which is four times deeper than 4K.

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Intel’s Compute Card mini-computer is so small that you may lose it

You’ve perhaps never seen a full-blown computer smaller than Intel’s amazingly thin Compute Card, which was shown for the first time at CES.

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Liquid nitrogen meets Kaby Lake processors in an extreme overclocking challenge

It's CES—time to put on some protective gear and overclock Kaby Lake CPUs to 7GHz, just for sport.