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Winners! 20 Arduino-Certified Intel Galileo Boards! What Will You Make?

Have a great idea for your own DIY electronics project and want to learn or improve your coding skills? The popular Arduino hardware platform allows anyone to build fantastic interactive projects. And now you have more power to play with thanks to Arduino and chip giant Intel collaborating on the Galileo board: now available in Australia. Gizmodo has 20 to give away, worth almost $100 each! Entering is easy — just tell us what you’d make!


What Is Tizen?

This year, Samsung will sell (at least) two phones and a watch that don’t run Android. Instead, they will run something called Tizen. That’s a major departure for such an important player in the smartphone game. But what is Tizen? And will you actually want to use it?


Intel Is Experimenting With Fully Immersed Cooling For Computers

Forget your water-cooled gaming rig: Intel is experimenting with a cooling system which fully immerses the entirety of a computer’s electronics in liquid to increase efficiency.


First Pictures Surface Of The Reversible USB Plug Of The Future

At the Intel Developers’ Forum currently running in Shenzen, China, the first official pictures of the future of USB for smartphones and tablets have been released. USB 3.1 Type C, as its official title goes, is reversible like Apple’s Lightning connector, eliminating the pain of fiddling a miniature plug into the socket on your smartphone.


A Little Intel Cable That Moves Data At A Staggering 800Gbps

This cute little green cable may look innocuous, but it can carry data along its core at a breathtaking 800Gbps. Based on Intel’s Silicon Photonics technology, the cables uses 64 fibres — 32 for transmitting and 32 for receiving — each capable of moving data at 25Gbps.


Intel Just Bought Itself One Of The Best Fitness Trackers Out There

Intel just bought Basis — makers of one of the best fitness trackers out there — for somewhere in the neighbourhood of $US100 million dollars so it doesn’t horribly miss the boat on wearables the way it did on phones. For now, that means a really great wearable is off the market, but Basic’s guts are bound to rise again. It’s just a question of how.


A Former Intel CPU Engineer Shares Some Fascinating Insights On Reddit

A former CPU researcher for Intel put together an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit over the weekend, where he answered the online community’s questions about his experience designing processors and working with the nano-level technology that powers your PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones. ‘eabrek’, to use his Reddit alias, had some brilliant insights about the past, present and future direction for processing tech.


Intel's New Atom Chips Are Just Waiting For Phones To Catch Up

Today at Mobile World Congress, Intel launched its latest dual-core 64-bit mobile processor, Merrifield, and spilled some of the beans on its upcoming follow-up, the quad-cored Moorefield. Now they’re just looking for some devices to jump into.


10 Big Gaming Laptops That Get Stuff Done

So your parents, boss or school have said they’ll help you pay for a new laptop to kick off the year. Lucky you! If you’re a PC gamer, these powerful desktop replacements — many with vibrant 17-inch HD screens — will not only keep you on task, but also let you get your Steam on. Take a look…


Intel Coined The Term 'iPad' Back In 1994

Apple is notoriously protective of their intellectual property. Even going so far as suing Samsung in a high-profile fight over the iPhone and iPad designs. But what if Apple didn’t coin the name for one of their most celebrated products? Namely, the iPad.