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Intel Haswell Linux Performance Remains Mixed Against Windows

Last month I published benchmarks showing Windows 8 beating Ubuntu Linux when it came to the Intel OpenGL performance for the latest generation Intel "Haswell" desktop processors. Since then there's been lots of commits to Mesa and continued improvements to the Linux kernel and for some tests the open-source Linux...

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A New Campaign For A Fully Open-Source Computer

A new crowd-funding campaign seeks to produce "the first truly free and fully open-source computer utilizing only non-proprietary hardware and software under the GNU General Public License."..

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As IBM Readies 12-headed Power 8 Chip, Will it Leave x86 Behind?

Over at VentureBeat, Dean Takahashi writes that IBM released details this week on its massive 12-core Power8 microprocessor for enterprise IT. The chip is 650 millimeters square and will be built with IBM’s 22-nanometer silicon-on-insulator manufacturing technology. Capable of transferring data within the chip at speeds of 230GB per second, the 4 GHz Power8 has a 96MB memory cache embedded within the processor. According to IBM, each...

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No Matter How Cool, Phones are Not Tablets or Computers. Or Are They?

I see and hear a lot of discussions about using phones in the enterprise but I never hear or see how well that works for anyone. Phones are not tablets or computers and aren't great for heavy BYOD use. But with a little tweaking, could they be?

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Intel May Accelerate 14-Nanometer Atom Production

Intel is rumored to be getting ready to slash six months off the Atom timeline, bringing low-energy parts to market faster than ever before, and putting it in a strong position to compete against ARM.

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