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NUC News Roundup

NUC News Roundup

Jul 2nd 2019

NUCs (short for Next Unit of Computing) are constantly upgrading and updating. It can be difficult to keep track of what’s going on in this exciting new realm of computing.

Fortunately, you don’t have to sift through the detritus alone. We’ve compiled a healthy roundup of all the latest NUC news here at EWC technologies so that you don’t have to be left in the dark about one of the brightest lights in the tech industry.

Intel’s NUC Compute Elements hopes to make laptops modular—PC World

Gordon Mah Ling takes a deep dive into Intel’s big push towards NUC drives and how they hope to correct the missteps of their unsuccessful Compute Card project from 2017. While there are similarities in the card program and their new venture, there are also a lot of differences that will likely lead to a better reception this time around. This piece is an intricate exploration of what makes NUCs unique and newsworthy, and how they can push forward in a market that doesn’t always understand them.

Intel unveils ambient PC prototype, AI on PC Development Kit, and NUC Compute Element—Venture Beat

We get a big update on breaking computer trends by way of an ambient PC prototype that’s forging new ground in the world of adaptive learning. This upgrade to AI hardware and software that should come as a welcome boon for developers. This is a dose of news about NUCs that deserves to have some eyes on it.

Intel launches “Islay Canyon” NUC with Radeon Graphics, Whiskey Lake CPU—Liliputing

While they’re used for a variety of tasks every day, NUCs aren’t typically associated with gaming setups, but that might be about to change if this new model has any say in the matter. Islay canyon is the latest NUC to make the news both for its powerful processing and affordable price point. These units feature Radeon graphics, which open up a world of potential for the device as a piece of gaming hardware. Brad Linder gives you the scoop on this brand new model that’s sure to make waves.

Samsung CRG90 49-inch Gaming Monitor and Intel NUC Mini PC Review—Glitched

Glitched takes a powerful NUC processor and an impressive gaming monitor and combines them to see if they might be able to work as well or better than any gaming console. Can it take the place of your Xbox One on the mantle of your home entertainment setup? You can see for yourself in the video they’ve included with the story. A fascinating experiment that is not to be missed!

ASRock Announces iBox-R1000 AMD-Powered NUC—Tom’s Hardware

ASRock announced their own line of NUCs back in April, and Nathaniel Mott explores whether or not these new devices can technically be cataloged under the term. Mini-processors are going to remain one of the biggest computer trends for quite some time, and sorting out definitions early in the tech’s lifecycle might prevent confusion down the line—an important development in NUC news.

Intel Multi-Display Laptop Concepts Demonstrated, NUC Elements and Optane Memory M15 Announced at Computex 2019—Gadgets 360

Computex is an important event for those who want to stay up to date with all the latest goings-on in the world of computer trends. Considering that NUCs are becoming an increasingly integral part of the tech world, it stands to reason that this gathering is a great place to learn about new advances in the field. Intel announced a host of new products and features at this year’s convention, as well as unveiling a healthy amount of exciting news about their NUC lineup. Definitely check this out if you want a peek at what the computer landscape is going to look like in the near future.

Intel NUC Kit NUC8i7BEH (Bean Canyon)—PC Mag

We’re closing out our survey with a review of the charmingly named Bean Canyon model from the venerable PC Magazine. These critics ended up being big fans of this model’s flexibility with upgrades and its ability to hold two drives. If you’re looking for a new NUC model, this might be the news you’re looking for!

These are some of the biggest events occurring in the world of NUCs right now, but why follow an RSS feed about what’s happening with them when you could be putting one to use right now? At EWC Technologies, our mini-processors stay on the cutting edge: we pride ourselves on creating hardware that’s portable, powerful, and price-conscious all at once.

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