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Leaked slide reveals 10W and 13W Ivy Bridge variants

It appears a recent rumor indicating the imminent launch of low-power Ivy Bridge processors just got upgraded from "vaguely possible" to "pretty darn likely". According to this leaked PowerPoint slide from VR-Zone (Chinese), 10W and 13W Ivy Bridge "Y" variants are set to…

Acer's latest ultrabooks sport touch screens, Windows 8

Acer continues to fortify its upcoming Windows 8 line up. The company's latest additions are the M5-481PT and M5-581T: touch screen-enabled, Ivy Bridge-toting "ultrabooks" equipped with 14-inch and 15.6-inch displays, respectively. Both models will feature reasonable prices tags of $699…

Rumor: Sunset planned for Sandy Bridge in Q3, makes way for Ivy Bridge

Based on information provided by industry sources, Digitimes reports that Intel will begin phasing out Sandy Bridge processors this September. Intel's recent announcement of several brand-new, dual-core processors allow Ivy Bridge to finally thrive in spaces where Sandy Bridge has remained a long-term…