The real news today is coming out of San Francisco, not Cupertino, as that is where the Intel Developer Forum is being held. If you missed Ryan's Live Blog yesterday you can catch some of what you missed over at Legit Reviews, with pictures of some of the slides and products which were revealed during the keynote address, up to and including a Core i7 powered Coke machine. This machine has a 46" 1080p screen. WiFi, a QR Code reader, camera and microphone … as well as a coin slot and dispenser so you can actually get a can of Coke. It seems Intel wants to redefine the way people gather around the watercooler to chat. They did not state if it could play Crysis.
"Intel showed a slide that said Haswell will have uncompromised performance, all day use and greater than 10 days of connected standby. This all adds up to a mainstream notebook that has a connected standby power that is 20x better than we what we had in 2011 with the ‘Sandy Bridge’ architecture. The slide also said that Intel is targeting 2013 to launch Haswell, which supports the rumored Q2 2013 launch time frame…"
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- Intel to etch 22nm Xeons and Atoms in 2013 @ The Register
- Intel debuts 'Haswell' chippery: from tablets to servers @ The Register
- Intel demos next-generation voice and gesture interfaces @ The Register
- ourth generation Intel Core preview: all about Haswell @ Hardware.info
- 64 Rasberry Pis turned into a supercomputer @ Hack a Day
- Kingston Shows Off Windows To Go w/ Datatraveler Workspace @ Legit Reviews
- Skype announces plans to enhance call quality @ The Inquirer
- Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet Review @ OCC