Whiskey Lake

Intel has begun winding down sales of the majority of its Whiskey Lake-based 8th generation NUCs (NUC8 Series). This month the company issued a product change notification for the UCFF systems, establishing a plan for transitioning the systems to end of life (EOL) status. Like other EOL transitions, Intel is giving themselves and customers a bit of time to prepare, with the final shipments of the systems set to occur in July. The list of SKUs to be discontinued includes such models as the NUC8I5INHJA, NUC8I5INHPA, NUC8I5INHP, NUC8I5INHX, NUC8I7INHJA, NUC8I7INHPA, NUC8I7INHP, NUC8I7INHZ, and NUC8I7INHX. Intel’s customers are recommended to make their final orders by April 30, 2020, with shipments set to end by July 2nd. Interestingly, while Intel is discontinuing most of their Whiskey Lake-based...

ASRock Reveals Mars UCFF PCs: 0.74-Liters With Intel Core Inside

ASRock has introduced its new Mars series of ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) barebones PCs. The Intel Core-based PCs come in a 0.74-liter chassis and can house up to 32 GB...

26 by Anton Shilov on 11/27/2019

Dynabook Reveals T8 & T9 Laptops w/ 16.1-Inch Display & Blu-ray Drive

Dynabook, formerly Toshiba's PC division, has been pretty energetic with announcements recently, marking its return to active life and attempt to address certain market segments with unique products. This...

43 by Anton Shilov on 11/8/2019

Dell’s Latitude 7220 Rugged Extreme Tablet Gets Quad-Core CPUs & 1000-Nits Display

Dell has introduced a new version of its high end 12-inch Latitude Rugged Extreme tablet, the Latitude 7220 Rugged Extreme. Like other ruggedized PCs, the new 7220 is designed...

11 by Anton Shilov on 11/4/2019

HP’s Unveils Elite Dragonfly Laptop: 13.3-Inch Convertible With a 24.5 Hour Battery Life

HP this morning is introducing its new flagship 13.3-inch convertible laptop, which the company is calling the Elite Dragonfly. The Project Athena-class laptop is designed to check all of...

25 by Anton Shilov on 9/18/2019

Dynaboook Reveals Tecra X50: A Lightweight 15.6-Inch Laptop with a 10+ Hrs Battery Life

Dynabook, formerly PC division of Toshiba, today introduced its flagship Tecra laptop aimed at corporate, business, and education users. The Tecra X50 comes with a 15.6-inch IGZO laptop, weighs...

17 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2019

Dell’s Reveals OptiPlex 7070 Ultra: Putting a Modular PC In A Monitor Stand

All-in-one desktop PCs have a number of advantages compared to regular desktop machines when it comes to dimensions, style, lack of cable clutter, and other. Their main drawbacks are...

13 by Anton Shilov on 8/20/2019

Honor Announces MagicBook Pro with 16.1-Inch Display

Honor has announced its new laptop featuring a rare 16.1-inch display with ultra-thin bezels. The MagicBook Pro notebook packs a quad-core processor from Intel as well as a discrete...

25 by Anton Shilov on 7/24/2019

The Return of the Portégé: Dynabook Launches 2019 Portégé X30

Because of the corporate turmoil in 2016 – 2018 and uncertain future of its PC business, Toshiba has not updated its popular Portégé family of notebooks in the US...

18 by Anton Shilov on 7/12/2019

VAIO’s 2-Pound 12.5-Inch Laptop Weds Miniature Dimensions & Vast Connectivity

VAIO has introduced its new SX12 notebook that brings together miniature dimensions, low weight, decent specs, full-pitch keyboard, a long battery life, and vast connectivity options that include a...

26 by Anton Shilov on 7/12/2019

Intel’s Islay Canyon Mini NUCs Available: Whiskey Lake, Radeon 540X, 8GB LPDDR3

Several retailers have started sales of Intel’s NUC 8 Mainstream-G systems previously known as codenamed Islay Canyon. The ultra-compact form-factor PCs pack Intel’s 8th Gen Core i5/i7 processors for...

43 by Anton Shilov on 7/1/2019

HP’s EliteBook x360 1030 G4 Gets Whiskey Lake, 1000 nits LCD, Wi-Fi 6

HP has updated its EliteBook x360 1030 convertible PC designed for demanding consumers, business users, enterprises, and government agencies. The new EliteBook x360 1030 G4 systems come in the...

15 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2019

Lenovo Readies New ThinkBook Family of Laptops

Lenovo is gearing up to launch a new series of notebooks aimed at mainstream users. The new ThinkBook laptops were recently showcased at a trade show in China and...

31 by Anton Shilov on 5/3/2019

The Intel Optane Memory H10 Review: QLC and Optane In One SSD

Intel's latest SSD caching solution using 3D XPoint memory is here. This time, the Optane cache is paired with QLC NAND flash, and all bundled onto one M.2 drive...

60 by Billy Tallis on 4/22/2019

The ASRock IMB-1216: Intel’s Whiskey Lake-U Goes Mini-ITX

ASRock has introduced a new Mini-ITX motherboard based on Intel’s Whiskey Lake-U SoCs, which is aimed at embedded applications. The IMB-1216 mainboard is designed for applications like panel PCs...

8 by Anton Shilov on 4/19/2019

Razer Expands Availability of Quartz Pink Blade Stealth 13 Laptop & Peripherals

Modern users tend to be very different and demand unique lifestyle devices with a distinctive design. To address certain audiences, companies need to take rather extraordinary measures and introduce...

14 by Anton Shilov on 4/18/2019

New HP ZBook 14u & ZBook 15u Portable Workstations

HP has introduced its new ZBook 14u G6 and ZBook 15u G6 mobile workstations. The new laptops use the same chassis as 14-inch and 15.6-inch ZBook machines introduced a...

1 by Anton Shilov on 4/17/2019

AAEON's UP Xtreme: A Mini-Single Board Computer with Intel's Whiskey Lake

AAEON has introduced its new single board computer (SBC) that is powered by Intel’s Core i3/i5/i7 ‘Whiskey Lake’ SoCs. The AAEON UP Xtreme is designed for developers of embedded...

12 by Anton Shilov on 3/27/2019

HP Reveals Envy x360 15 Laptops with AMD's Latest Ryzen APUs

HP on Tuesday introduced its new 15.6-inch convertible notebooks based on AMD’s Ryzen Mobile 3000-series APUs. The new HP Envy x360 15 are positioned as inexpensive 15.6-inch-class laptops for...

54 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2019

Acer’s TravelMate X514-51: A 14-Inch Commercial Laptop under 1 kg (2.2 lbs)

Acer has introduced its new thin-and-light commercial notebook aimed at small and medium businesses. Outfitted with a 14-inch display and based on Intel’s Core i5/i7 processors, the TravelMate X514-51...

19 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019

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