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Intel on Tuesday introduced the Core i3-8130U, its first mobile 8th Generation Core i3 processor. The new chip features two cores operating at a high frequency and supports Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to make them even faster when power and temperatures permit. The CPU also gains an L3 cache size increase over its predecessors, stepping up to 2MB of inclusive L3 cache per core. However, the new processor is listed as only $16 cheaper than one above it in Intel's stack, the quad-core Core i5-8250U, posing questions about its appeal to the end-user. The Core i3-8130U The Intel Core i3-8130U has two cores with Hyper-Threading, operating at 2.2 GHz base frequency and speeding up to 3.4 GHz in Turbo Boost 2.0 mode; the chip is outfitted...

No 3G on the iPhone, but why? A Battery Life Analysis

We look at the impact of 3G vs. EDGE on battery life, as well as Wi-Fi vs. EDGE on the iPhone. Did Apple make the right decision by...

36 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/13/2007

Apple's iPhone: The Future is Here

In the coming pages we'll walk through the iPhone, looking at what it does right and what it does wrong.  We'll figure out what it needs, and maybe what...

84 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/2/2007

Apple's iPhone Dissected: We did it, so you don't have to

Want to know what's inside the iPhone? So do we.

40 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/29/2007

Apple iPhone: Unboxed

Like many others waiting in line around the country, we finally laid hands on our iPhone. As we work on the review we'd like to provide you with some...

20 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/29/2007

The New Theater 650 TV Tuner Solution from ATI

The latest installment of the Theater series of TV tuner cards from ATI has some impressive new features. We'll take a look at them and see how the 650...

78 by Josh Venning on 6/14/2006

NVIDIA DualTV MCE TV Tuner

The NVIDIA DualTV MCE looks to be a cut above the rest with the ability to record/watch two separate programs at once. We'll see how it compares with two...

68 by Josh Venning on 5/19/2006

Speech Recognition - Ready for Prime Time?

Have you ever tried out speech recognition and been underwhelmed? Do you yearn to play the role of Scotty and call out instructions to your computer? We...

38 by Jarred Walton on 4/21/2006

HTPC – TV Tuner Reviews

Ever thought of using your PC as a Home Theater device? We have some advice along with several of the more interesting TV Tuners, and we're going to put...

77 by Jarred Walton on 12/7/2005

X-Fi and the Elite Pro: SoundBlaster's Return to Greatness

Creative has jam-packed quality and features galore into their newest line of sound cards based on X-Fi technology. The end result is a very high quality product, but is...

110 by Derek Wilson on 8/30/2005

Winter Audio Reference: On-Board, Consumer, and Pro Solutions

AnandTech is bringing back audio reviews with a look at offerings from Creative, Intel/Realtek, and Echo Audio.

89 by Derek Wilson on 2/3/2005

Gearing up for HDMI on the Desktop

Although the eventual DVI replacement has already penetrated the home theater market, HDMI is just starting to pick up in the PC world today. Let's take a look...

56 by Kristopher Kubicki on 1/17/2005

Bluetake's BT460EX Bluetooth Hi-Fi Audio Station Kit - A Quick Look

Thermaltake's spin-off Bluetooth company takes a real crack at the Home Theater market. Let's take a peak at what resulted.

4 by Andrew Ku on 11/3/2004

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005: Feature and Performance Investigation

What's new in 2005? We find out and finally investigate performance under Windows XP Media Center Edition.

26 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/12/2004

Beyond TV 3.5 - SnapStream's Bread and Butter Undergoes a Minor Facelift

Beyond TV 3.5 goes gold today, and we take a look at the changes that it has undergone since our beta look. So, let's take a peek at what...

2 by Andrew Ku on 10/8/2004

Microsoft's Portable Media Center Devices: Exposed

If you've ever asked why someone would want a Portable Media Center, this article is for you.

18 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/27/2004

Albatron Widio - Wireless Audio System, A Quick Look

Albatron is trying to make a splash with their Widio product. Read on to find out what AT thinks about it.

5 by Andrew Ku on 9/23/2004

Microsoft's Windows Media Player 10 - Providing Some Pointers

Microsoft's newest iteration of Windows Media Player has been out and about. Read on to find out what other companies can learn from it.

12 by Andrew Ku on 9/19/2004

Meedio Essentials 1.15.22.0, Part 2 - A Sleek and Clean HTPC Interface

The second part of a two-part article, covering an up-and-comer in the HTPC area with their first software title to hit the market.

1 by Andrew Ku on 9/11/2004

Meedio Essentials 1.15.22.0, Part 1 - A Sleek and Clean HTPC Interface

In this first part of a two-part series, we take a thorough look at an up-and-comer in the HTPC area. Already making enough buzz on their own, we go...

5 by Andrew Ku on 9/4/2004

ATI and NVIDIA: Quick Look at HDTV Overscan Compensation

A quick look at how the two big GPU manufacturers compensate for HDTV overscanning.

13 by Andrew Ku on 8/25/2004

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