Presenting the Best of CES 2021 finalists!

  • January 12, 2021
We’ll admit, we weren’t entirely sure what to expect when we agreed to judge the annual Best of CES Awards without an in-person show. How many companies would show up to an online-only show? What would we lose without being able to wander the halls o…

Watch Intel’s CES 2021 press conference in 10 minutes

  • January 12, 2021
In case you haven’t heard, we’re on the edge of a processor revolution. Intel is facing growing competition in the CPU space, and at CES it’s showing how it will fight back in 2021.For many of you, the 11th Gen Intel Core H-Series CPUs will be releva…

Intel is using its RealSense tech for facial recognition

  • January 6, 2021
Intel has found another use for its RealSense depth-sensing camera. It married the tech with a neural network to develop a facial recognition system that can enable access to the likes of smart locks and ATMs with only a glance.Similar to Apple’s Fac…

2020 put us on the edge of a processor revolution

  • December 30, 2020
In this episode of our explainer show Upscaled, we took a look back at the year in CPUs. From one perspective 2020 feels like the new normal for CPUs. Intel put out another high-end chip, 10th-gen “Comet Lake”, which added a few cores but is still ba…

Recommended Reading: The best long-form stories of 2020

  • December 26, 2020
On a semi-weekly basis, we compile a collection of the best long-form stories on tech, tech culture and more. We’ve collected a list of the best selections from 2020 for you to revisit — or enjoy for the first time — as we finish up one dumpster fire…

Nvidia and Intel used compromised SolarWinds software

  • December 22, 2020
Fallout from the SolarWinds hack continues to expand. A handful of major tech companies, including Nvidia and Intel, have joined the growing list of organizations affected by the unprecedented hack US officials have blamed on Russia. The Wall Street…