Computex: The Future of Computing

Ed Rudel, June 6, 2014

Ed Rudel

Most people measure technologies’ advancement by the end product.  But, if you want to get a peek into the future of those cool gadgets, you need to take a look at the little advancements that manufacturers make in the components that produce the end product.

That’s what Computex 2014 is all about and Brad Chacos from PC World has put together a list of 10 killer hardware advancements.  Here are some of the highlights:

  • Intel introduces 2 new processors – the high end Devils Canyon / Quad Core i7 processor and its first chip with a 4GHz clock speed and Intel’s next generation Broadwell Mobil chip used for tablets and laptops.
  • AMD announces its own powerful Kaveri processors that include both the CPU and embedded Radeon video chipset.
  • Asus introduced a 6 antennae wireless router that offers latest 802.11ac and 802.11n protocols and will support wireless connections speeds of 1.3gbps.
  • Sandisk rolls out high capacity Solid State Disk at 240, 480, and 960GB.
  • Not to be outdone in flash technologies, Corsair announces 256 Gb USB flash drives.
  • New 4K monitors and TVs and a
  • New DockPort digital display cable standard that we will be seeing soon.
  • Intel wants your next computer to have NO WIRES at all! Under the name Skylake they are developing a processor that will have all the hooks necessary to connect without any cables at all.

For a complete list of articles, visit the .PC World Computex Site

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