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Intel demonstrates low-powered CPU that draws power from red wine

By Shawn Knight · 13 replies
Sep 16, 2013
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  1. The closing day of Intel’s annual Developer Forum is typically reserved to highlight future-looking projects and this year was no different. In-house anthropologist Dr. Genevieve Bell demonstrated a processor that is so efficient that it can draw the power it...

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  2. OneSpeed

    OneSpeed TS Addict Posts: 280   +89

    Didn't the Professor and Mary Ann already make this work with coconuts?
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,826   +1,169

    I seriously hope the internal codename for this processor isn't HouseWife.

    What we need is one that works off body heat, then we can wear a wrist strap or something to power it.
  4. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,425   +112

    Yes he did!
  5. Vrmithrax

    Vrmithrax TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,326   +271

    I can just imagine the tech support calls...

    "Verizon Tech Support, how may I help you?"
    "Uh, yah, I have a cold and sprained my ankle, and now I can't unlock my phone..."
    Skidmarksdeluxe and St1ckM4n like this.
  6. OneSpeed

    OneSpeed TS Addict Posts: 280   +89

    Reply from tech support, "boasts an inky/purple color as well as a sumptuous perfume of violets, blackberries, blueberries, and coffee offered in a medium to full-bodied, supple-textured, accessible style." Go with the Cabernet, and get an extra 2 hours, but decant first.
    Skidmarksdeluxe likes this.
  7. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 185   +13

    Wow. Some pretty cool ideas though.
  8. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    This is awesome xD!
    H3llion and RenGood08 like this.
  9. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,309   +252

    Now our mobiles can become alcoholics too, weeeee!!!!! :D
    RenGood08 and Jad Chaar like this.
  10. I draw power from red wine too!
    St1ckM4n likes this.
  11. Khanonate

    Khanonate TS Booster Posts: 127   +15

    With the unintentional help of Gilligan of course...
  12. ypsylon

    ypsylon TS Enthusiast Posts: 95   +17

    Imagine how much computing power can be harnessed with the help of whisky or vodka. ;)

    Soviet Union (vel Russia) will be transformed into one giant mega-super-duper-computer virtually overnight. Ha, ha.
    RenGood08 likes this.
  13. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,196   +592

    Well now we get our processors drunk...

    I have a new sport for PC enthusiasts, who can get their processor the most drunk, that will become the newest sport for us enthusiasts :p

    But in all seriousness, that's just plain awesome!
    RenGood08 likes this.
  14. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 7,858   +2,808

    I hope the processors don't get the DT's when the charge runs out.

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