Kenkaplan

Ken Kaplan

Executive Editor, Content Strategist, Multimedia Journalist

Location icon United States of America

Named 2017 Content Innovator of the Year by The Content Council. Experience in executive thought leadership, corporate communications, content marketing and social media.

Portfolio
iQ by Intel
06/12/2017
Making Virtual Reality: How Creators Embrace a New Medium - iQ by Intel

VR creators describe why now is the time to learn the craft, and why they want to help create a VR breakthrough moment. In the 1960s, talk of virtual reality (VR) sounded more like dystopian science fiction than a promising new medium that immerses people in exciting experiences.

YouTube and iQ by Intel
2018
iQ Tech Innovators Video Playlist
iQ by Intel
03/02/2018
Drone Careers Take Off - iQ by Intel

Drones are valuable and efficient tools for businesses and government agencies, according to experts forging careers around a growing drone economy. They see new uses for drones sparking job opportunities across a variety of industries. "People say the number of drone pilots has already surpassed the number of manned aircraft pilots," said Parimal Kopardekar, principal investigator at NASA for unmanned aerial system traffic management.

YouTube and iQ by Intel
2018
iQ Now Tech Video Series
iQ by Intel
02/23/2018
Mountain Village in South Korea Tests 5G in Quest for Sustainability - iQ by Intel

KT, Nokia and Intel team up to test 5G, showing how next generation wireless networks open new opportunities for remote areas of the world. Connecting the next billion people to the internet is a serious ambition, but for that to happen 5G leaders must show how faster, more robust wireless networks can bring economic sustainability or even growth to small towns threatened by population decline and lack of investment.

iQ by Intel
02/21/2018
VR Prepares Doctors and Patients for Life-Saving Surgery - iQ by Intel

Immersive 3D simulations help brain surgeons and patients prepare for complex operations, providing a VR tour of the brain that ultimately eases the fears of patients and family members about surgery. Virtual reality (VR) lets anyone explore the cosmos and gain a visual understanding of the universe.

iQ by Intel
11/22/2017
Best of Drone Cinematography 2017 - iQ by Intel

Inside the dark, historic Roxy Theater in San Francisco, the distinct buzz of a drone drew all eyes upward. A dozen audience members instinctually threw their arms up to form a circle, instantly creating a racing obstacle course for the tiny LED-lit drone zooming around inside the crowded movie house.

iQ by Intel
11/03/2017
Drone Nerd's International Film Fest Takes Flight - iQ by Intel

A live DJ spins infectious funk tunes in the backroom as Eddie Codel fidgets on a laptop in his movie-set-turned collaborative workspace in San Francisco's Mission District. He's eager to edit fresh drone footage shot at this year's Burning Man Festival. "Drones are super fascinating," he said.

iQ by Intel
10/27/2017
Drone Photographer Inspires Different Point of View - iQ by Intel

Syracuse University student and author of The Handbook of Drone Photography, Chase Guttmanwants everyone to get a new perspective on life. For a son of journalists, having a critical eye and strong sense for what makes a good story may be second nature.

iQ by Intel
08/29/2017
AI Makes Drones Smart, Easy for Photographers - iQ by Intel

A certified drone pilot and artificial intelligence expert explain how technology innovations are making drones smarter, more capable and easier to fly. Difficult-to-fly, remote control consumer drones from just a few years ago are being superseded by smart, autonomous aerial robots.

iQ by Intel
08/04/2017
Fashion Tech Designer and Bionic Pop Artist Team Up to Make Musical Wearable - iQ by Intel

How a bionic pop artist, a fashion tech designer, an architect duo and a prosthetics company teamed up to reshape the future of performing arts. After years of bringing sci-fi wearable technologies to runways and industry events, designer and Dutch tech-head Anouk Wipprecht decided it was time to create a wearable bustier that turned the body into an instrument.

iQ by Intel
06/16/2017
Quirky, Collaborative Culture Makes Portland a Hotbed for VR - iQ by Intel

A diverse community of digital pioneers are building the foundation for Portland, Oregon to shape the future of virtual reality. It's still science fiction to most of the world, but in the Pacific Northwest city of Portland, Oregon, virtual reality (VR) has triggered a real life gold rush.

iQ by Intel
06/12/2017
Making Virtual Reality: How Creators Embrace a New Medium - iQ by Intel

VR creators describe why now is the time to learn the craft, and why they want to help create a VR breakthrough moment. In the 1960s, talk of virtual reality (VR) sounded more like dystopian science fiction than a promising new medium that immerses people in exciting experiences.

iQ by Intel
06/09/2017
Designing a Digital Traffic System for Commercial Drones - iQ by Intel

NASA scientists and technology industry leaders are creating an automated drone traffic system aimed at balancing flight efficiency and safety. By 2020, lower altitude skies could become wickedly dangerous. That's when an estimated 2.6 million commercial drones will be in the wild, not to mention several million more flying robots owned and operated by consumers.

iQ by Intel
05/31/2017
Widgets to Wickets: Cricket Tech Immerses Fans in the Game - iQ by Intel

Lore has it that English shepherds in the 16 th century swung their staffs, called criccs, like bats and the game of cricket was born. It has grown into a sport of intense strategy, technique and athletic skill, and today cricket is one of the world's most popular sports, attracting billions of fans.

iQ by Intel
04/21/2017
Photographers Travel Earth to Save Sky from Light Pollution - iQ by Intel

Timelapse photographers zigzagged 150,000 miles across the U.S. to capture the wonders of the dark skies and raise awareness about the growing threat of light pollution. Their family and friends think they're crazy for devoting so many nights to create , a book and video born from Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic's passion for nature and photography.

iQ by Intel
03/03/2017
Animated Pin Art Shows the Future of 5G - iQ by Intel

A giant intelligent screen called Wonderwall brings to life computer generated images of autonomous vehicles, smart cities and homes, all connected in harmony by 5G wireless technologies. While an Etch A Sketch unleashes the art of 2D doodling, metal pin art allows people to explore the wonderment of our 3D world.

iQ by Intel
02/03/2017
Drone Innovation Trends to Watch in 2017 - iQ by Intel

Sales of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) are expected to nearly triple in the next three years, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. This growth is driven by drone technology innovation that's bringing new capabilities and uses for flying robots, beyond fun and entertainment. Drones are becoming increasingly critical tools for meeting serious business needs.

iQ by Intel
02/17/2017
Technology Brings Spatial Awareness to People with Vision Loss - iQ by Intel

How researchers are combining depth camera and Internet of Things technologies with artificial intelligence to create a wearable that augments sensory awareness for people living with impaired vision. When he was 14, Darryl Adams learned his ability to see would gradually fade due to a hereditary eye condition known as Retinitis Pigmentosa.

iQ by Intel
12/30/2016
How Computer Vision is Transforming VR into Merged Reality - iQ by Intel

Imagine sitting in a car and strapping on a headset that allows the driver to use her steering wheel to weave through a life-like simulation of the autobahn. Then the driver stops, steps out of the car and walks around scattered ruins of a medieval castle, digitally reconstructed to all of its glory, viewable in 360 degrees.

iQ by Intel
12/23/2016
Making Genomic Healthcare Available to Everyone - iQ by Intel

This cancer patient sequenced his DNA, found a trial treatment that's working and now he's using music to raise money for technologies that can make genomic healthcare - precision medicine - available to people fighting deadly diseases. Told he didn't have long to live, 46-year-old Bryce Olson is watching his prescribed expiration date shrink in the rearview mirror.

iQ by Intel
12/02/2016
2016 Best of Drone Cinema - iQ by Intel

The second annual Flying Robot International Film Festival shows how rapidly advancing drone technologies are helping filmmakers expand their craft. In a year when drones helped people set world records, redefine industrial manufacturing and spread social good, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) continued to help filmmakers evolve the art of visual storytelling.

iQ by Intel
04/21/2017
Coachella Drone Light Show Delights Concert Crowd - iQ by Intel

The 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival took fans into the future when 300 synchronized Shooting Star drones illuminated the night sky above center stage. A crowd of more than 100,000 Coachella concertgoers saw history in the making when 300 Intel Shooting Star drones colored the night sky.

iQ by Intel
02/19/2017
NBA All-Star Aaron Gordon Slams Historic Intel Drone-Assisted Dunk - iQ by Intel

Tech-savvy basketball star teamed up with Intel to take bounce pass from drone at the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest during the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend. Growing up in Silicon Valley, Aaron Gordon embraced technology and creativity at an early age. Today, the Orlando Magic forward uses his interest in innovation to push his All-Star basketball career to new heights.

iQ by Intel
11/17/2016
Disney Makes History with First U.S. Light Show Powered by 300 Intel Drones - iQ by Intel

This holiday season, kids of all ages will wish upon many of the 300 Intel Shooting Star drones lighting up the sky above Disney Springs, the waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment district located at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. "Starbright Holidays, An Intel Collaboration" is a drone light show designed for the holiday season.

iQ by Intel
06/02/2016
Competition Pushes PC Modding to Extremes - iQ by Intel

YouTube video series pits PC modding masters in fast-paced competition, testing their creativity, ingenuity and ability to build and customize a PC in a matter of minutes. In the heat of competition, it only took 15 minutes for Travis Jank, a modder who creates customized computers, to assemble a full-functioning PC.

iQ by Intel
02/19/2016
5G Wireless Networks will be the Do-Everything Networks

How 5G wireless networks will connect 50 billion people and things by 2020. Dropped calls or a spotty smartphone connection can drive anyone bonkers, but a bad wireless connection to an autonomous car can drive it off a cliff.

iQ by Intel
11/12/2016
Smart LEDs Plug Industries and Cities Into the Internet of Things - iQ by Intel

The shift to using more efficient lights inspired GE and Intel to create smart LEDs that can see, hear and sense their surroundings, creating data that can improve efficiency and empower smart city services. Since American inventor Thomas Edison patented the first commercially successful bulb in 1879, the population of light fixtures has exploded.

iQ by Intel
11/04/2016
Industrial Drones Put Digital Eye on Airbus Assembly Line - iQ by Intel

Aircraft maker Airbus is turning to smart industrial drones, data analytics and machine learning to make aircraft inspections easier and faster. One day while working on a shiny new Airbus A350 aircraft, Ronie Gnecco figured it was time to build a better relationship between drones and passenger airplanes.

iQ by Intel
11/04/2016
500 Drones Light Night Sky to Set Record - iQ by Intel

Less than a year after setting the Guinness World Records title for 100 drones flying simultaneously, Intel engineers set a new world record with a fleet of 500 drones specifically designed for light shows. The fall-colored sunset darkened above Krailling, Germany as thousands of tiny propellers began spinning in unison in a field.

iQ by Intel
05/11/2015
Video Chat Hits Third Dimension - iQ by Intel

Intel RealSense 3D Camera technology in laptop, 2 in 1 and All-in-One computers is making live video chatting more immersive, interactive. For many, video chatting on Skype, FaceTime or other apps is a natural, visual and emotional way to stay connected with loved ones and coworkers.

iQ by Intel
08/26/2016
Drone Photography Opens New View on Vertical Adventure - iQ by Intel

Andy Mann's passion for daredevil climbing and multimedia storytelling is reaching new heights since he began using the Yuneec Typhoon H with Intel RealSense technology, a drone that can see. Being stuck between a rock and hard place is when Andy Mann is at his best.

iQ by Intel
08/19/2016
IDF 2016 Update: This Year's Best New Technologies

It looks like the world's largest geekfest, but the six thousand change makers who attend the Intel Developer Forum 2016 (IDF) in San Francisco see it as a giant springboard into the digital future. These hardware and software techies fill the event with science fiction sounding terms like merged reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

iQ by Intel
06/17/2016
Exploring Drone Technology with Rotor Riot - iQ by Intel

Just as players' fascination with PC games unleashed a mega-million-dollar eSport career path for many, the thrill of flying drones is turning once light-hearted hobbyists into professional pilots who make money at international racing and freestyle competitions. For some fans, an obsession with flying robots has translated into a drone pilot lifestyle, driven by a need for speed and aerial acrobatics.

iQ by Intel
05/22/2015
Wearables Designer Anouk Wipprecht Values Curiousity

The experimental designer takes wearables into the future by fusing fashion with robotics and computer technologies, drawing inspiration from pioneering inventors while encouraging young girls to chase their curiosities through art and sciences. Anouk Wipprecht is pushing the edge of what's possible in the world of wearable technology, and nothing is out of the question.

iQ by Intel
04/14/2016
Could Your Next Uber be a Multicopter? - iQ by Intel

Just as smartphone technology sparked new ideas for urban transportation - like Lit Motor's C1 two-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicle - drone technologies are pushing the future of personal travel to new heights. The Volocopter VC200 made aircraft history on March 30 as the first certified multicopter to fly with a person onboard.

iQ by Intel
03/10/2016
How to Be a Pro Drone Racer - iQ by Intel

Competing at top drone racing tournaments takes teamwork, practice, tinkering skills, a taste for speed and a knack for virtual reality. But according to Steele Davis and his Rotor Riot teammates, fervor for the lightness of being and commitment to fun are the real secrets to being a successful drone racer.

iQ by Intel
01/06/2015
Robotic Spider Dress Powered By Intel Smart Wearable Technology

Smart Spider Dress, powered by Intel Edison, blends fashion with robotics and wearable technology to express the wearer's emotions and protect their personal space. Call it a smart cocktail dress with a kick, an outfit with built in self defense. Experimental designer Anouk Wipprecht's latest Spider Dress unabashedly blends beauty with a bite, or better said, a poke.

iQ by Intel
09/30/2015
Future Tech Fashion Styles Hit NYFW Runway - iQ by Intel

This fall, the fashion world sashayed deeper into the digital realm, and it may never turn back. Models strutted down catwalks during Spring-Summer 2016 New York Fashion Week (NYFW) wearing new clothing lines from well-known and up-and-coming designers, but some designers showed how future garments will be brought to life using computer technology.

iQ by Intel
12/22/2016
Top 10 iQ Stories of 2016 - iQ by Intel

The most popular articles published in the U.S. show that 2016 was the year of drones, new buzzwords, tech-fashion trends and women in technology. Subscribers and casual readers of iQ by Intel made 2016 a standout year for the tech culture publication. A quick look at the 10 most read stories shows how fascination with ...

iQ by Intel
01/07/2016
Drone with RealSense Can See Like Humans

Computer vision brings collision avoidance, new level of autonomous capabilities to Yuneec's Typhoon H, the first personal unmanned aerial vehicle powered by Intel RealSense camera technology Last year's drone prototypes showed what has become this year's must-have feature in drones: human-like vision.

iQ by Intel
05/05/2016
100 Flying Robots Shine Light on Drone Regulations - iQ by Intel

Exemptions from FAA regulations allowed Intel's Drone 100 - a Guinness World record-setting sky light show - to perform for the first time in the U.S. The sun dropped out of sight one evening in March. The blue sky turned dark above California's Palm Desert except for 100 colorful dots that danced like fireflies syncopated to a live outdoor orchestra.

iQ by Intel
12/23/2016
Making Genomic Healthcare Available to Everyone - iQ by Intel

This cancer patient sequenced his DNA, found a trial treatment that's working and now he's using music to raise money for technologies that can make genomic healthcare - precision medicine - available to people fighting deadly diseases. Told he didn't have long to live, 46-year-old Bryce Olson is watching his prescribed expiration date shrink in the rearview mirror.

iQ by Intel
01/07/2016
100 Dancing Drones Set World Record - iQ by Intel

If 2015 was the year consumer drones took off then 2016 is poised to be the year when curious and creative people use these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to push the limits of human imagination. That's what happened when Intel CEO Brian Krzanich asked marketing director of perceptual computing Anil Nanduri what he would do with 100 flying drones.

iQ by Intel
12/30/2015
Tips for Creating 360-Degree Videos

As 360-degree video goes mainstream, this DYI tinkerer offers tips as he finds ways to use the immersive technology for live events like CES 2016. In just five months, Khoi Nguyen took his curiosity to the cutting edge of 360-degree video making, a fledgling trend poised to become pervasive in 2016.

iQ by Intel
02/27/2015
5G Vs 4G: Will 5G Technology Bring New Dimensions To Wireless?

5g vs 4g. Will 5g technology bring new dimensions to wireless? We discuss one of the hottest topic at Mobile World Congress 2015.|5g vs 4g. Will 5g technology bring new dimensions to wireless? We discuss one of the hottest topic at Mobile World Congress 2015.

iQ by Intel
09/21/2015
Future of Immersive Gaming Gear for the Blind - iQ by Intel

Today's biggest games, like the Witcher 3 and Metal Gear Solid 5, are graphical masterpieces, set in immense worlds where every leaf and pebble is computationally rendered into lifelike detail. But these worlds aren't so astonishing for the nearly 40 million blind people and 250 million people with impaired vision living in the world today.

iQ by Intel
12/31/2015
She Makes the Mechanical Natural for Wearable Fashion

From open-source coding to building biomimicry-inspired cocktail dresses, innovation engineer Karolina Cengija shows how a new generation of women are blending traditional training with self-taught skills to break new ground with wearable fashion. Her creations have been hits on New York Fashion Week runways and the international Consumer Electronics Show.

iQ by Intel
05/08/2015
Data Science Technology Seeds Smarter Farming - iQ by Intel

One in five farmers in the U.S. are using real-time data analysis to turn agriculture into a more precise science. Farmers in America are plowing into the future using computer technology to better meet the world's growing demand for food, which is expected to double by the year 2050, according to Jesse Vollmar, a 26-year-old Michigan farmer turned big data entrepreneur.

iQ by Intel
05/06/2015
Time-Lapse Photographers Take Stargazing to the Edge of Imagination - iQ by Intel

Two innovative photographers talk about technology and their Sky Glow quest to capture the majestic movement of stars in the night sky. After dark, spotting Orion, the Big Dipper and other constellations twinkling overhead can be delightful, but it's nothing compared to the explosive, spinning and cascading light show that time-lapse photography captures when it tracks the night sky.

iQ by Intel
05/11/2015
How Do You Use Your 2 in 1 Computer? - iQ by Intel

Crazy desire for tablets brought a wave of new personal computing devices that look and function differently than computers from the past. These devices brought new designs and capabilities that are changing how people interact with personal computers. Now people are tapping, twisting, flipping and detaching their computers to fit their needs and pleasures.

iQ by Intel
04/22/2015
Smart Home Technology That Pays You for Saving Electricity - iQ by Intel

San Francisco startup links California residents' smart meter data to smartphones and internet-connected smart home devices so they can help save energy when it's needed most. As people around the world celebrate Earth Day on April 22, there is a growing number of people in California earning money for the energy they're saving on almost any given day.

iQ by Intel
03/06/2015
5 Smart Technologies From Mobile World Congress 2015 - iQ by Intel

Digital devices that we buy or use increasingly compute and communicate wirelessly with the Internet. Technology that makes personal computers and smartphones so useful in our lives is improving rapidly and is making its way into all of things that were never "smart" before.

iQ by Intel
02/24/2015
Defining the Future of Our Wireless World - iQ by Intel

Mobile World Congress offers a deep dive into wireless technologies from 4G LTE networks to devices that connect to them, which are connecting more people across the globe. One of the world's biggest mobile-technology geekfests, Mobile World Congress, hits Barcelona every March.

iQ by Intel
02/23/2015
Mobile Internet Is the Underpinning of Our Global Community - iQ by Intel

At Mobile World Congress 2015, the conversation will be about how 5G wireless technology will make global mobility faster, more efficient, more connected. A student in Kazakhstan gets a degree online, a businessman in Nairobi sends money to his family in a remote Kenyan village, rice farmers in Cambodia predict rainfall, North African protesters shake the world on social media.

iQ by Intel
04/25/2015
Hardware Hackers Hunt for Microseconds and Milliwatts - iQ by Intel

A team of hackers inside Intel uses tricks to fine tune prototypes that lead to thinner, better performing tablets and 2 in 1 devices. Francios Piednoel's quest to make the best performing tablet has been a microscopic battle against the laws of physics.

iQ by Intel
02/07/2015
Flip, Twist and Detach for a Different Kind of Computer - iQ by Intel

Often the search for a new computer starts from a pressing need to replace a dead or dying PC, yet sometimes it comes from a simple hankering for something new. Whatever starts the hunt, more shoppers are discovering something they never knew existed: 2 in 1 personal computers that are both a powerful touchscreen laptop and a fast, detachable tablet.

Skyword
01/21/2015
Top 25 Content Marketers in Enterprise Software: The West Coast Edition

While 67 percent of CMOs report that they'll spend more on marketing technology in 2015, only 54 percent of both CIOs and CMOs believe current marketing leadership can manage the intersection of technology and marketing. While brand investment is increasing, there is still skepticism on the true value of content marketing.

iQ by Intel
12/30/2014
The Future of Drones: Market Prepares for Takeoff

This year's must-have holiday gift may be next year's big-data opportunity. That's the real potential for drones, according to Chris Anderson. "With drones, essentially we're putting big data sensors in the air," said Anderson in an interview with iQ.

iQ by Intel
11/05/2014
New Selfie Drone Focuses on Capturing Moments as They Happen

Nixie, a prototype wearable drone camera for aerial selfies, wins top honors and $500,000 at Intel's first Make it Wearable challenge. While the wearable world was transfixed by a bevy of new, state-of-the-art devices, including Apple iWatch, HP and designer Michael Bastian's MB Chronowing Smartwatch, Basis Peak and the Microsoft Band to name a few, the future of wearable technology was being shaped by 10 tiny startups competing as finalists for a half-million-dollar first prize.

Intel
02/21/2014
A Tale of Two Tablet Types

Repercussion from the Consumer Electronics Show are still being felt, but another big bang from the tech world is about to hit at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. For what has historically been a mobile phone-centric show, attention in recent years has shifted slightly toward tablets, a computing device category that has evolved rapidly yet may be maturing according to some industry experts.

iQ by Intel
11/05/2014
Wearable Future Focuses on Capturing Moments as They Happen

Nixie, a prototype wearable drone camera for aerial selfies, wins top honors and $500,000 at Intel's first Make it Wearable challenge. While the wearable world was transfixed by a bevy of new, state-of-the-art devices, including Apple iWatch, HP and designer Michael Bastian's MB Chronowing Smartwatch, Basis Peak and the Microsoft Band to name a few, the future of wearable technology was being shaped by 10 tiny startups competing as finalists for a half-million-dollar first prize.

iQ by Intel
12/29/2014
Tech You Need to Upgrade in 2015

Year after year, digital devices seem to get smarter but not always enough so to justify replacing our trusty gizmos. There are three essential technologies worth upgrading this year. "There are some real no-brainers that people should upgrade in 2015," said Patrick Moorhead, president and principal analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy.

iQ by Intel
12/31/2014
Wearable Market Forecast: Will 2015 be the Year of Wearables?

Analysts believe wearable technologies have to move beyond geek chic into truly fashionable, functional devices in order to have a spectacular year. Looking back on 2014 gives Ben Wood everything he needs to determine that this is the year of wearables. He should know.

iQ by Intel
09/04/2014
Meet the Stylish Swashbuckler of the Wearable Tech Revolution - iQ by Intel

With a penchant for mobile gadgets and an eye focused on the future, wearable wonderman Ben Wood could he be the most interesting man alive. At the latest count, he had 16 different smartwatches and numerous fitness bands. By day, Ben Wood is a distinguished chief researcher at CCS Insight.

iQ by Intel
04/15/2015
Microscopic Adventures of a Chip Circuitry Repairman - iQ by Intel

As Moore's Law continues dictating the pace of technology innovation, it's driving computer chip engineers into an uncharted world that is exponentially shrinking and extremely complex. For nearly two decades, the pursuit of perfection has led Nikos Troullinos down minuscular rabbit holes to fix tiny design mistakes that can cause computer processor circuitry to malfunction.

Intel
01/07/2015
The Wearable Camera Twitter Moment at CES 2015 - iQ by Intel

Even where mind-blowing innovations are found at every turn, the flying wearable camera known as Nixie pulled off a dazzling snapshot of the future during Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's keynote to kick off the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show.

Intel
09/12/2014
10 Mind-Bending Maker Inventions at IDF14 - iQ by Intel

At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF), you never know who or what you'll bump into, but you can be certain it's all worth a second look. One minute you're watching yoga acrobatics performed in front of the wearable technology zone, and in a blink of an eye, Google co-founder Sergey Brin climbs out of the crowd to bust a move.

iQ by Intel
07/09/2014
How the Trusty Old Laptop Switched Into Something New

As the world became transfixed on new smartphones and tablets, the transformation of laptops went unnoticed by many until now. The more things change, the more they stay the same. That proverb may describe the ho-hum feeling some have had for laptops since the rise in popularity of smartphones and tablets.

iQ by Intel
03/12/2015
Technology Powers Bioscience in Fight Against Cancer - iQ by Intel

The thought of leaving behind his wife and seven-year-old daughter is driving Bryce Olson to the edge of life sciences, where computational analysis of human DNA is pushing bioscience and healthcare into a new era of precision medicine. "When my doctor told me I had prostate cancer, those two words turned my world upside down," said Olson.

Contently
05/14/2014
Journalists vs Marketers: How to Ease Tension Inside Brand Newsrooms

Welcome to the latest post in our Contently Labs series, where we answer common questions we hear from current or prospective brand publishers. Today's question: "How do you ease the tension between journalists and marketers in brand newsrooms?" Ken Kaplan, the managing editor of iQ by Intel , has long had one foot in journalism and the other in marketing.

iQ by Intel
12/16/2014
Hack the Halls With Smart Holiday Lights

Many end-of-year traditions will never die, but some have an uncanny ability to get smarter thanks to human creativity and technology. Just look at holiday lights. In the past two decades, Christmas lights have evolved from thumb-sized color bulbs to white icicles to smartphone-programmable, multihued lights.

iQ by Intel
09/09/2014
Are You an Amateur or Professional Maker?

Open source hardware is sparking a new Internet of Things era for amateur and pro makers, giving them powerful tools to quickly turn ideas into reality. Creative kids today don't just draw robots, spaceships and futuristic fashion designs, they actually make these things, often following tips and free software found on the Internet.

iQ by Intel
02/27/2015
Will 5G Bring New Dimensions to Our Wireless World? - iQ by Intel

The hottest topic at Mobile World Congress 2015 will connect billions of people and things to the internet and one another without wires. While much of the world is connecting their personal devices to fast data sharing 4G mobile networks, industry pioneers are shaping next generation networks to feed the world's increasing appetite for the internet.

Intel
02/20/2014
Forget What You Think You Know About Mobile World Congress

Chasing what's next can be seductive, but what about solving serious problems that exist now? Intel Labs researcher Genevieve Bell on s hape shifting the future of our digital world by harnessing the past. What are the chances that your next mobile or wearable device will be made by savvy designers and engineers but also by social scientists?

Intel
05/31/2014
When People Talk, Our Tech Gets Better - iQ by Intel

People carry 100 pounds worth of cables, chargers and adapters for their mobile devices each year. That adds up to one ton in a 66-year lifetime. If the average is five personal computing devices and three or more devices at work for the typical person in the U.S, people aren't just bogged down by wires.

Intel
04/01/2014
Intel Uncorks New Kind of Smart Chip - iQ by Intel

After decades of deep scientific research behind closed doors, a team from inside Intel Labs today rolled out what was until now secretly dubbed Project Caerulean. Researchers recently cracked the code for a kind of chip that brings the benefits of blue food, something that could forever change the way people feel when they're using computing devices.

iQ by Intel
11/05/2014
Why Messaging Apps Are Making Us Better Communicators

Is the explosive and evolving use of instant messaging apps a wrecking ball destroying language or a new means to expressing human thought and emotions? Mobile messaging, which sprung from Short Message Service (SMS) texting, has evolved rapidly thanks to apps like Snapchat, WhatsApp and even Skype and FaceTime.

iQ by Intel
09/04/2014
Meet the Stylish Swashbuckler of the Wearable Tech Revolution

With a penchant for mobile gadgets and an eye focused on the future, wearable wonderman Ben Wood could he be the most interesting man alive. At the latest count, he had 16 different smartwatches and numerous fitness bands. By day, Ben Wood is a distinguished chief researcher at CCS Insight.

iQ by Intel
08/28/2014
10 Wearable Prototypes Trying to Make the Big Time

Editor's note: Tune into the Make it Wearable final event livestream on Monday, November 3, starting at noon PDT. The race to make the next wearable tech wonder has created strange bedfellows, as big brands from the fashion and technology world team up to design products beyond activity trackers.

iQ by Intel
01/07/2015
Wireless Charging Ready to Cut Power Cords in Public Places

Industry standards come together to simplify and speed the proliferation of wireless charging, leading airports, hotels and other locations to trial battery refueling technology. Soon, leaving home without all those different power cords for your phones, tablets and notebooks could become a problem of the past.

Intel
05/31/2014
Making a Smart Shirt That's More Than Dapper - iQ by Intel

When he unbuttoned his shirt on stage at this week's Code Conference in Ranco Palos Verdes, Calif, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich didn't reveal a giant red S on his undershirt. Instead it was a blue, Intel Edison technology powered smart biking jersey capable of capturing live heart rate and EKG data.

Intel
06/27/2014
Will Wearables Succeed Beyond Activity Trackers? - iQ by Intel

To make it big in the fashion world, wearables will need style and simple functionality from invisible technology, says analyst Nicole Guarascio. Wearables available today may be dominated by performance enhancing and biorhythm monitoring devices, but their destiny is pointing to many other uses.

iQ by Intel
08/19/2014
Smart Earbuds: Headphones For Health and Fitness Fanatics

Hip hop artist Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson teamed up with Intel to create new "smart earbuds" - wearable technology that tracks your heart rate and other health metrics while you listen to music. Wearable technologies are being designed for many parts of the body beyond smart watches and health trackers for the wrist, but who knew that ears were an optimal area for monitoring our hearts?

iQ by Intel
01/06/2015
5th Generation Intel Core Processors Make Waves at CES 2015

The "badass brains" that will power your next PC. That's what Gizmodo writer Eric Limer said about new 5th generation Intel Core processors just after they were unveiled at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show.

News360
Content Marketing All-Stars: Q&A with Ken Kaplan of iQ by Intel

Ken Kaplan lives and breathes cool content as managing editor of iQ by Intel. The tech-culture hub covers the likes of sports, health, music and art from Intel's own employees and the company's partners. We chatted with Kaplan to get his takes on branded storytelling, content promotion and why a

iQ by Intel
10/01/2014
Are You Data Center Dependent?

September's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked Napa, California, was a stark reminder to everyone of Mother Nature's destructive potential. It was a warning that, at any time, damage caused by forces beyond our control can wreak havoc on our homes, business and even our historic wine cellars.

iQ by Intel
12/11/2014
Playing Earth's Most Iconic Physicist Pulled Actor Eddie Redmayne Inside Intel

Golden Globe-nominated star of "The Theory of Everything" visits Intel to test Hawking's communication technology, which has the potential to improve lives of disabled people around the world. Eddie Redmayne, a London-based actor who plays renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in the new movie "The Theory of Everything," took time out of his recent press tour to get smart about technology in Silicon Valley.

iQ by Intel
01/06/2015
Is That a Spider on Your Dress or Are You Happy to See Me?

Smart Spider Dress, powered by Intel Edison, blends fashion with robotics and wearable technology to express the wearer's emotions and protect their personal space. Call it a smart cocktail dress with a kick, an outfit with built in self defense. Experimental designer Anouk Wipprecht's latest Spider Dress unabashedly blends beauty with a bite, or better said, a poke.

Intel
08/13/2014
Shark Week: How Sharks Inspire Innovation - iQ by Intel

Sharkageddon reminds us that sharks may be best known for instilling fear and terror, but they are also a significant source for new ideas in sportswear, healthcare and technology. It's Shark Week on Discovery Channel. Time for us to check our sharksanity and get smarter about the mysterious, often lethal underwater species that seems to never rest.

iQ by Intel
12/29/2014
Intel's 2015 Tech Trends to Watch: New Era of Integration

Each New Year we recharge our hopes for finding better, more rewarding ways of doing things. This year, more than ever, that hope hinges on significant technological advancements. Key tech advancements for 2015 called out by industry analysts and experts from Intel indicate that computing devices and digital services will become more integral, immersive and naturally integrated in our daily lives.

iQ by Intel
02/07/2015
How Deep is Your Photography? - iQ by Intel

Smartphone and tablet cameras let us snap and share photos from almost anywhere, but what if our experiences could be captured with immersive, stereoscopic depth so they looked more like real life? What if each photo you captured could be refocused, give you measurements, animate, and discover things that you didn't know existed when you snapped the scene?

Intel Free Press
07/26/2013
How Crazy Ideas Transform Industries

Jeff Solomon sees firsthand the newest ideas that may transform mobile technology at Silicon Beach startup incubator Amplify.

iQ by Intel
01/06/2015
Intelligent Devices Everywhere at CES 2015

On January 6, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivered the official kick-off keynote at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. On the blue-lit stage, Amid buzzing drones, tables that charge laptops, a bracelet that flies and a guy handling raw chicken, Krzanich gave a relaxed, entertaining introduction to what's in store for 2015.

Intel
07/03/2014
What the World Cup Tells Us About Our Digital World - iQ by Intel

Soccer's biggest tournament has sparked an explosion of data revealing just how digitally engaged people have become around the world. During any given soccer match, action on the field can account for thousands of so-called events, but increasingly every header, kick pass, toss in, penalty, goal and just about any other play during a game is causing shockwaves off the field as fans take to the Internet to share emotions and insights.

iQ by Intel
09/04/2014
Off-The-Shelf Technology Sparks Maker Space Race

Using an Intel Galileo microcontroller, a Styrofoam cooler and other do-it-yourself components, technology analyst Jamel Tayeb launched an odyssey to prove the space race is for anyone.

Intel
01/05/2014
Livestream: Watch Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's Opening Keynote at CES 2014

This is your ticket to the International CES 2014 kick off keynote address by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich. Tune in here Monday, January 6 at 6:30 p.m. PT to watch the livestream. This ticket is transferable, so pass this along to friends and family so they can see the future of technology unfold.

Intel Free Press
07/17/2013
Software Developers Keep Moore

Increasing complexity of hardware innovation may put chip-savvy software developers in the driver’s seat.

iQ by Intel
01/07/2015
Wireless Charging Ready to Cut Power Cords in Public Places

Industry standards come together to simplify and speed the proliferation of wireless charging, leading airports, hotels and other locations to trial battery refueling technology. Soon, leaving home without all those different power cords for your phones, tablets and notebooks could become a problem of the past.

Qz
02/21/2014
Will 5G wireless networks make every internet thing faster and smarter?

By Ken Kaplan, Intel iQ Editor-At-LargeTalk about future wireless networks is swirling ahead of Mobile World Congress. Enough so that it's sucking many of us into believing that 5G networks could feed all of our internet device needs.By all means keep loving 4G, because it will continue to evolve and become more readily available for many...

Intel Free Press
08/23/2013
PC Modder

One of a kind wood Art Deco PC case uses Gigabyte Thin Mini-ITX motherboard.

Intel Free Press
07/12/2013
Smartphones as Social Watchdogs

Storify CEO sees social media as a platform for timely, relevant news and information in an increasingly smartphone-connected world.

iQ by Intel
01/03/2014
Micrometer Precision Robot Finds Flaws in Touchscreen Devices

Plucked from deep within an Intel chipmaking fab, this workhorse robotic arm was retrained for a mission to weed out bad, frustrating touchscreen experience before people make a new tablet, smartphone or computer purchase. A clamp-on wrist with two fingers allows it methodically tap, poke, pinch, expand and even grasp touchscreen devices.

iQ by Intel
01/02/2014
Tablets, Laptops Fuse Best of Both Worlds

The International CES 2014 forecast from analysts calls for a tsunami of new tablets, an avalanche of all-in-one touchscreen PCs and flood of new 2 in 1 devices. It's the 2 in 1 computers that could redefine how people think of a laptop.

Intel
02/21/2014
Will 5G Wireless Networks Make Every Internet Thing Faster and Smarter?

Talk about future wireless networks is swirling ahead of Mobile World Congress. Enough so that it's sucking many of us into believing that 5G networks could feed all of our Internet device needs. By all means keep loving 4G, because it will continue to evolve and become more readily available for many years ahead.

Intel
03/14/2014
There's More to Pi Than 3.14 - iQ by Intel

"You can't square a circle." It's an expression we've all heard at some point or another, gently reminding us that some things are, in fact, impossible. But what does it mean? Where does this expression come from, and why exactly can't we "square a circle"?

Intel
04/02/2014
Turn a Tablet into a Remote Control for Almost Anything - iQ by Intel

Controlling your TV or checking your home alarm system using your mobile device is nifty, but what if you could create controls for all kinds of things around your home and beyond, like lights, window shades, even arts and crafts projects, without knowing a thing about electronics or coding?

iQ by Intel
09/23/2014
5 Smart Gadgets, Gizmos and Robots Coming to Life in 2014

Fall season always brings a wave of new devices, from smartphones to tablets and computers. But this season is seeing an influx of new wearables and technologies that allow amateur and professional innovators to create their own mindbending maker projects, such as robots, mechanical games and personal spacecrafts.

iQ by Intel
01/03/2014
The Year Computers Came to their Senses

We put them to sleep just fine, but nearly everything else we do with our computers reveals that they're still machines, waiting on our every finger tapping or poking command.In 2014, this could change as our computers take o

Intel Free Press
07/10/2013
BYOD Tablets Disrupt Enterprise IT?

Business managers dictating device decisions, flood of tablets force rethinking of enterprise IT say analysts.

Intel
01/02/2014
Six-Fingered Robot, Intel Engineer Play Chinese Zither Duet

It's one thing to see a robot conduct a band of tablets to perform DJ Flume's techno hit "More Than You Got," but it's something entirely different to witness an elegant claw-like robot pluck a zither with such grace and eloquence.

iQ by Intel
12/31/2014
Will 2015 Be the Year of Wearables?

Analysts believe wearable technologies have to move beyond geek chic into truly fashionable, functional devices in order to have a spectacular year. Looking back on 2014 gives Ben Wood everything he needs to determine that this is the year of wearables. He should know.

Intel
01/07/2015
This Tiny Brain for Wearables Is Cute as a Button - iQ by Intel

Prototype of Intel Curie module is a microcomputer the size of a small button designed to speed wearable device innovation. If 2015 becomes be The Year of Wearables, it will require computing intelligence to fit inside all sorts of things - magical things of different shapes and sizes, even beyond our imagination.

Thedailybeast
05/29/2014
Will You Choose a Conflict-Free Microprocessor?

The Consumer Electronics Show is where over 150-thousand people come to see the newest techno gadgets, but this year it became a place to raise awareness for what's inside these shiny objects.

iQ by Intel
12/12/2013
Is the Internet Hitting an Inflection Point?

A romp through the digital Museum of Mario is a nostalgic, interactive blast from the past, but for developer Kyle Simpson it's more evidence of a major shift hitting the Internet. According to Simpson, static, device-centric Internet experiences are giving way to more dynamic, visually rich and engaging ones that people can get on any device they happen to be using.

Intel
03/07/2014
Boys Break Tradition, Make Education a Right for Girls - iQ by Intel

As attention turns to International Women's Day on March 8, it may go against the grain to look at the courage of five teenage boys from a remote village in India, but if you see how that courage is helping girls to forge a future that entails being even more than a wife, mother and workers.

Intel
02/15/2014
A Figure Skater's Secret to Success On and Off the Ice

In the weeks ahead, Silicon Valley, birthplace of technologies that launched the space race during the 1950s and '60 and the personal computing revolution in the decades that followed, may become better known as the place Polina Edmunds calls home. The 15-year-old figure skater, a recent addition to the U.S.

Intel
06/17/2014
Has Your Shopping Gone Nonlinear? - iQ by Intel

Whether it's shopping for summer travel outfits or back-to-school gear, chances are your hunt starts well before you set foot inside any store. The ease of online shopping and the variety of goods - and good prices - available on the Internet benefited shoppers have many retailers turning to new technologies to attract people with more personal, touchy-feely in-store retail experiences.

iQ by Intel
11/21/2014
How Millennials Are Taking Holiday Shopping Into the Future

More than 52 percent of the world's population is under the age of 35, but new research showing why and how this generation is changing traditional shopping experiences could have bigger implications. Like a swarm, millennials - those 18- to 33-year-old digital natives who intertwine their online and offline lives - are about to become the world's most influential spenders.

Intel Free Press
01/29/2013
Silicon Valley Before the Startup

PBS documentary reveals how technology pioneers transformed Silicon Valley into an epicenter of technology innovation.

Qz
02/25/2014
Phablets to account for 10% of smartphones by 2015

By Ken Kaplan, Intel iQ Editor-At-Large Technology trade shows can often be filled with promising prototypes and demonstrations before they hit the big time, but often it takes years for them to go mainstream. Maybe even more often, these things never come to fruition. That's the jaundiced eye a veteran brings to almost any tech event,...

Intel
12/30/2013
Will Wearable Technologies Steal the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show?

Tablets were the standout new gadgets at last year's Consumer Electronics Show, but this year a wave of wearable computing devices is expected to sweep across the showroom floor. "I will be looking for anything pushing connectivity and computing to the next level," said Ben Bajarin, principal at tech analyst firm Creative Strategies.

iQ by Intel
12/29/2014
Intel's 2015 Tech Trends to Watch: New Era of Integration

Each New Year we recharge our hopes for finding better, more rewarding ways of doing things. This year, more than ever, that hope hinges on significant technological advancements. Key tech advancements for 2015 called out by industry analysts and experts from Intel indicate that computing devices and digital services will become more integral, immersive and naturally integrated in our daily lives.

Intel
11/27/2013
Asus 2 in 1 Device Pulls Off Hat Trick

When he first laid eyes on an early prototype a few months ago, mobile technology reporter and reviewer Steve "Chippy" Paine called the Asus Transformer Book Trio "a breakthrough device." Now that it's hitting the market, he says this 2 in 1 device warrants careful consideration.

Intel Free Press
04/19/2013
Silicon Valley Innovation is Popping
Intel
12/31/2013
Makers Disrupt Retail Store Status Quo

Insatiable curiosity, a hankering for art and a talent for tinkering may have been inspired by episodes of Sesame Street and The Electric Company, but if you ask Caryln Maw, she points to a door knob.

Intel
03/19/2014
Australian Inventor Creates 2 in 1 Boombox Bike - iQ by Intel

Asking Australians to come up with a beautiful and useful hybrid invention spur some surprising ideas, including designs for a jetpack beer refrigerator, rocket surfboard and even hot tub underpants. But it was a customized bicycle tricked out with a booming digital music system that won over hearts and minds in the recent Ultrabook Convertible Challenge.

iQ by Intel
03/03/2015
Smartphones Aren't Everywhere, Yet - iQ by Intel

Having a mobile phone that makes calls, accesses the Internet, captures photos and video and performs other computer-like functions has become common in the past eight years, yet for many people around the world these smartphones are simply out of reach. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, it was evident that premium smartphones will continue getting better.

Intel Free Press
04/19/2013
End of the Computer Mouse?
iQ by Intel
01/07/2015
RealSense 3D Camera Technology Could Help People Who Can't See

What started off as a not-so-simple challenge last August in a tiny lab inside Intel headquarters quickly evolved into a promising portable prototype that has the potential to help blind and vision-impaired people gain a better sense of their surroundings.

Intel Free Press
01/21/2013
The Man Who Named Bluetooth

Jim Kardach's 27-year career at Intel led to energy-efficient mobile computers, hundreds of patented inventions and the creation of Bluetooth.

Intel
11/27/2013
How Your Computer Can Make You a Memory Champion

It's all in his head, but without his trusty laptop and smartphone Nelson Dellis may not have honed his so-called memory palace technique enough to reach the level of world class memory athlete.

Intel
05/21/2014
Are Phablets Signaling a Butterfly Effect for Mobile Devices? - iQ by Intel

Maybe they're just small tweaks to make bigger smartphones or smaller tablets, but the rising popularity of phablets could lead to a faster global shift to more always-connected touchscreen computing devices. They may not agree on whether these things are more like a big smartphone or a small tablet, but experts are in sync about the big splash phablets will make at next month's Computex event in Taipei, Taiwan.

Intel
06/04/2014
Why Innovation Waits for Nobody, Stops for Nothing - iQ by Intel

A new wave of shiny computing gadgets was revealed in Taiwan this week, proving once again that everything seems to be getting better, faster and sleeker. But these smartphones, phablets, tablets, 2 in 1 and other computing devices, more than ever before, are being designed from the outside in for a new, integrated and interconnected world.

Intel
06/09/2014
13 New Technologies from Computex Worth a Second Look - iQ by Intel

An abundance of new consumer electronic devices hit the scene at last week's Comptex in Taipei, Taiwan. While there were strong signs of experimentation with shape, sizes and new capabilities, a common theme proved to be increasing computing performance for all kinds of devices.

Intel
03/27/2014
How Exposing Your Data Every Day Makes You a Target - iQ by Intel

Dictionary.com named "privacy" the Word of the Year for 2013-and really, it's not a bad choice. From Snowden and the NSA to Target's security breach, 2013 certainly seems to be the year that tech privacy and security were ushered into mainstream discussion.

Businessinsider
02/28/2014
Is The 'Phablet' A Mobile Trend That's Here To Stay?

Courtesy of Intel This post is sponsored by Intel. Technology trade shows are filled with promising prototypes and demonstrations, but it can take years for them to go mainstream. Even more often, these things never come to fruition. That's the jaundiced eye a veteran brings to almost any tech event, such as the just-concluded Mobile World Congress.

Intel Free Press
09/17/2013
Drones Fly

Software developers use 3-D camera, open source application to fly drone with hand motions.

Intel
11/26/2013
Tempting Black Friday Tablet Deals

Teens put them in fourth place while adults say tablets top their most desired device on their holiday wish list according to the 2013 purchase patterns study by the Consumer Electronics Association.

Intel
02/21/2014
Will Phablets Claim Fame at Mobile World Congress?

Technology trade shows can often be filled with promising prototypes and demonstration before they hit the big time, but often it takes years for them to go mainstream. Maybe even more often, these things never come to fruition. That's the jaundiced eye a veteran brings to almost any tech event, and Mobile World Congress is no different.

Intel
12/20/2013
Laser Data Blasters Inside Your Computer?

We'd all have laser beam chips inside our personal devices if Mario Paniccia had his way. This is not just a pipe dream for the Intel scientist. His team's silicon photonics inventions are already helping Facebook redesign computer datacenters to meet skyrocketing growth in Internet traffic.

Intel Free Press
04/16/2013
The Rise of Data Scientists
iQ by Intel
09/12/2014
10 Mind-Bending Maker Inventions at IDF14

At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF), you never know who or what you'll bump into, but you can be certain it's all worth a second look. One minute you're watching yoga acrobatics performed in front of the wearable technology zone, and in a blink of an eye, Google co-founder Sergey Brin climbs out of the crowd to bust a move.

Intel
03/07/2014
Stoking Courage Among Women of the World - iQ by Intel

Some of our favorite hero traits include intelligence, bravery, compassion and the uncanny ability to fix a major problem or even save the day. A quick glance in the mirror or a look over your shoulder and you might find that hero staring at you with an assuring smile.

Intel Free Press
08/30/2013
Geeks, Poets Join Forces on Product Design

Influx of customer experience data prompts tighter product design collaboration between engineers, social scientists and liberal artists.

Intel
09/19/2014
After the Maker Faire, What Will You Make? - iQ by Intel

As all eyes turn to the World Maker Faire in New York this weekend, there's a digital makerspace where DYIers and tinkerers can meet to share ideas, resources and laughs. Before, during and after Maker Faires, makers can get Inside the Blue, an online community by Intel aimed at inspiring makers to build creatures with the Intel Galileo Board.

Intel
11/12/2013
Rise of the Ultraportable, Affordable 2 in 1 Windows 8 Device

Deciding between a tablet and laptop might be tough for some but it just got a lot easier and affordable for many thanks to the new multimodal, ultraportable 2 in 1 Asus Transformer Book T100. "It's for the value conscious person who prefers to have a device that does it all," said Kevin Huang, vice president of marketing at ASUS North America.

iQ by Intel
09/03/2014
IFA 2014: What to See at Europe's Largest Consumer Electronics Fair

Intel returns to the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin to present its latest products, but this year visitors will get two world premiere experiences: the "Augmented Magic Show" and the "Intel Iris Graphics Roller Coaster." Editor's note: This article was adapted from an original story that first appeared in iQ by Intel UK.

Intel
02/24/2014
A Maker Mom Empowers Kids with Special Needs - iQ by Intel

At just nine years old, Divya Kolar could both sew a button onto a shirt and build a rocket out of paper. Today, the 30-year-old Intel Labs Vision Strategist is an advocate for the DIY tech-influenced community, nicknamed the Maker Movement, and how embracing this culture can vastly influence our future.

iQ by Intel
12/03/2014
Holiday Shopping Season Brings Innovation in Instant Gratification

Online browsing may be the new window shopping, but in-store experiences have become product petting zoos that scintillate the senses of plugged-in shoppers. This year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday broke beyond U.S. borders into places like the United Kingdom, France and China.

Intel
04/14/2014
Leviathan - A Whale of a Tale - iQ by Intel

When cinematic storytelling and personal technologies collide, human imagination stretches to new heights. If you were lucky enough to be in the audience for Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's keynote at CES 2014 you would have witnessed the spectacle of a gigantic whale flying over your head, demonstration of the storytelling world 'Leviathan,' developed by the USC World Building Media Lab in collaboration with Intel.

Intel
02/11/2014
Valentine's Day Clicks That Crash Like a Wrecking Ball

If you think love is blind, look at your smartphone. Maybe you are that one in every four people who has downloaded an app believing it to be legitimate only to find out later it was fake. Or maybe you've use it to look for love, only to find a wave of mysterious emails flood your emailbox.

Intel
05/17/2014
Are Makers Born or Made? - iQ by Intel

A makeshift shark-powered forklift telescope and a flower propelled seaplane sound like nonsense until you actually see one take shape, twisting the final pipe cleaner into place around the building block, rubber band, glue stick figurine.

Intel Free Press
12/07/2012
Big Data Key to Jack Andraka

15-year-old caner researcher Jack Andraka teaming with award-winning high school scientists to develop smartphone-sized device for disease diagnosis

Intel
09/26/2013
Breaking Fab: The Chemistry & Cleanliness Behind Intel Chips

Welcome to the Intel Fab, where engineers synthesize science into smart technologies you are no longer willing to live without. While the Breaking Bad audience has doubled from last year, Intel Fab engineers have been doubling the amount of transistors on a single chip every two years inside some of the cleanest places on Earth.

Intel
05/10/2014
From Basis to Helping Wearable Technology Live Up to the Hype - iQ by Intel

San Francisco-based wearable technology company Basis Science Inc. is said to have created the world's most advanced health tracker. Their Basis Band has built in computing technologies that allow people to tap into the Internet and use mobile services to monitor their well-being.

Intel
05/08/2014
Chrome Computing Catches On, Branches Out - iQ by Intel

New Chrome OS computing devices among the first in the world to be powered by conflict-free mineral processors by Intel. The world's top PC makers unveiled new lines of Chromebook laptops, Chromebox desktops and Chromebase all-in-one computers for students, businesses and just about anyone eager for new computing experiences based on Google's Chrome operating system.

Intel
10/03/2013
Tablet Choices Inspiring Experimentation

The mindboggling variety of new tablets available now and slated for the holiday season is posing a formidable challenge for anyone who likes to consider all options before making a purchase. This year there will be more tablets in different sizes from different brand names running different operating systems on a variety of Intel processors.

Intel
05/02/2014
A Smartphone for Selfie Shutterbugs - iQ by Intel

The new ASUS ZenFone focuses on computer performance and touchscreen camera features for making quick, high quality selfies and GIFs. Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to capture a good quality selfie using your phone? The right lighting, background and angle sometimes is not enough.

Intel
04/29/2014
Tablets Keep Family Close Across Generations, Time Zones - iQ by Intel

Pour yourself into a fruitful career and what do you get? House calls from friends and family asking you to tune their piano or get their printer working on the home wireless network. While she isn't a piano tuner by any stretch, software marketing manager Renuka Awasthi knows what it's like to get the family tech call for help.

Intel
11/25/2013
2 in 1 Device Discounts Turn Heads for the Holidays

Two things inspire people when they buy consumer electronics: desire and affordability. That's according to seasoned technology reviewer Hubert Nguyen, who says it will be no different on Cyber Monday or Black Friday as the holiday shopping frenzy kicks into full gear.

Intel
04/17/2014
About Time for a Tablet Upgrade? - iQ by Intel

The first tablet made its debut nearly three decades ago - granted it could only be operated with a stylus, weighed a whopping 9 pounds, and had a $3,000 price tag. In 2000, they had evolved into so-called Web Tablets, which were more capable and affordable, but somewhat of a flash in the pan.

Intel
01/09/2014
Fashion and Tech Industries Co-Invent the Future of Wearables

The rise of wearable technologies, made popular by prototype devices like Google Glasses and products such as Nike+ FuelBand and FitBit heath monitoring wristbands, has led to a heated race between completely different industries, each trying to create the next, must-have digital lifestyle product.

Intel
10/22/2013
New Macbook Pro Notebooks Are Stunning Inside

Take a look inside Apple's latest MacBook Pro line of notebooks and you'll see cutting edge technologies that make it a dream machine for anyone who wants a mobile computer for watching, gaming and creating in high definition.

Intel
04/08/2014
Tablets in the Wild: See This Photographer Use Tech To Capture Wildlife - iQ by Intel

Paul Souders knows a thing or two about mobility. The Seattle-based wildlife photographer has moved to 27 different addresses over the course of 17 years. From the Arctic tundra to African plains, Souders makes his living as an artist on the go and uses Intel-powered tablets to stay ahead of work and capture those one of a kind moments with wildlife.

Intel
01/09/2014
Helter Smelter No More: Moving to Conflict-Free Minerals

At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, a major milestone was shared with the world that reflects significant changes in how new products are made and how people think about them before they make a purchase. A new computer, for instance, may or may not have a microprocessor made with conflict minerals.

Intel Free Press
06/11/2012
Tri-Gate Transistors: Like a V-12 Hybrid?
Intel
04/02/2014
China Revs Up Tablet, 2 in 1, and Smart Device Innovation - iQ by Intel

When it comes to low-cost manufacturing, China has become a world leader. That, along with its status as the most populous nation in the world with nearly 1.4 billion people, has catalyzed some industries to focus more efforts on creating and selling new products inside China.

Intel
12/30/2013
Taste for Tablets Shifting at CES 2014

Blame it on fatigue or fragmentation, but tastes in tablets are changing. The mad rush to tiny tablets last year may wane starting at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show 2014 as new purpose-built tablets allowing them to be used in more ways and places than ever.

Qz
01/03/2014
Will wearable technologies steal the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show?

By Ken Kaplan, Intel iQ Editor-At-Large Tablets were the standout new gadgets at last year's Consumer Electronics Show, but this year a wave of wearable computing devices is expected to sweep across the showroom floor. "I will be looking for anything pushing connectivity and computing to the next level," said Ben Bajarin, principal at tech analyst...

Intel Free Press
05/29/2012
Innovators: Hipstamatic

Founder of popular retro photoghy iPhonen app company finds inspiration in American innovation

Intel Free Press
09/12/2013
Talking Robot Inspires Computer Innovation
Intel
04/02/2014
Thunderbolt Speed of a Fashion Photographer - iQ by Intel

Many variables go into producing outstanding photographs, including composition, lighting and camera settings, but powerful computing tools are allowing photographers to push their skills and creativity to new heights. Laptops, 2 in 1 and tablet devices are tools photographers use today, in addition to their digital cameras, that allow them easily showcase, store, edit and manage vast numbers of digital photos.

Intel Free Press
02/16/2012
Russia

Improved living standards, computer literacy and Internet access are making PCs accessible

Intel
12/18/2013
San Francisco 49ers Put Intel Inside New Levi's Stadium

In their drive to create engaging live game experiences for football fans, the San Francisco 49ers, winners of five Super Bowl championships, just picked Intel as Founding Partner of their new, state-of-the-art Levi's Stadium.

Intel Free Press
03/21/2013
Thomas Edison: Inventor or Innovator?

Historian Ernest Freeberg sheds light on era that sparked American preeminence in modern research and development (story editor, video shooter and producer)

Intel Free Press
05/14/2012
People React to Touch on Laptop Screens
Intel Free Press
03/22/2012
Do People Want Touch on Laptop Screens?

Recent user testing shows that people want touch as part of their laptop computing experience. These research findings from Intel counter longstanding notions about touch-enabled displays on clamshell computers.

Intel Free Press
02/22/2012
Mad Men and Microprocessors: PC Design Goes High Concept

By day, Jeffrey Stephenson works as an information technology professional, but in his free time, he's better known as "slipperyskip." That's his Twitter handle and the name he uses on computer hardware forums where he posts about how he transforms retro furniture and antique appliances -- he once turned an Elvis microphone into a fully functioning PC. His handcrafted designs have made him a celebrity in many computer hardware circles and a living legend among PC modders.

Intel Free Press
02/16/2012
Russia's Middle Class Drives Thriving PC Market

A rapid rebound from the 2008 global economic crisis, distribution of wealth across a growing middle class and more affordable prices are driving Russia to become the biggest PC market in Europe.

Intel Free Press
12/22/2011
CES 2012: Analysts Pick Top Tech to Watch

Tablets, Big TVs, Home Automation Technologies, Ultrabooks and Win8 Will Be Buzzworthy, but Analysts Aren't Expecting Any Blockbusters at the Upcoming Consumer Electronics Show

Intel Free Press
11/10/2011
American Innovation Losing its Shine?

MIT President Warns Silicon Valley that a Lack of Ambition, Investment in Education, Research and Manufacturing Will Cut America's Lead, Stifle Future Job Growth

Intel Free Press
11/03/2011
Computers Still No Match for Human Intelligence

Quantum Computing Could Define the Future and Extend the Reach of Human Brainpower to Unimaginable Limits, but One Silicon Valley Legend Gives the Edge to Our Gray Matter

Intel Free Press
10/04/2011
Solar Car Design Powered by High Performance Computing

Access to an HPC Cluster Enabled Cambridge University's World Solar Challenge Team to Complete Computer Simulations in Minutes Rather than Days and Slash the Solar-powered Car's Drag Coefficient to Less than a Porsche 997's.

Intel Free Press
09/16/2011
Robotic Orchestra Hits Right Notes for Industrial Control

The tech world is rife with conductors, but this one has nothing to do with transmitting heat, electricity or light. In this case, the conductor leads a robotic orchestra, synchronizing a host of plastic and metal percussion instruments that ping, pong, bong and blink blue-hued light each time a nearby paint gun strikes them with a tiny rubber ball.

Intel Free Press
09/07/2011
Computing Getting More Affordable in Emerging Markets

For many people around the world, especially 2.5 billion people living in China, Latin America and Eastern Europe, computer prices are dropping quickly relative to average weekly incomes. The trend in wages and prices may mean new growth opportunities for computer manufacturers even amid the growth of tablets which are often priced beyond the reach of many consumers outside the U.S.

Intel Free Press
08/08/2011
Popular iPhone App Keeps Commuters Connected

Andy Wallace remembers clearly what life was like living in Portland, Oregon before he had the 'Take Me Home' button on his iPhone's PDX Bus app.

Intel Free Press
06/30/2011
From High-End Desktops to Tablets: A Recipe for Success

While many top chefs might hold on to their most precious family recipes, Francois Piednoel is touring the Asia giving away what he calls his "recipe" for building an Atom processor-based tablet.

Intel Free Press
06/22/2011
The Making of Museum of Me

In the first week of June, a new Facebook application called Museum of Me captured the attention of more than 2.5 million people and surprised the people and the company that created it. And it all started with a simple sketch on a napkin.

Intel Free Press
06/08/2011
Tech Analysts Disappointed in Tablet Innovation

For some tech industry analysts, shock and awe from the annual computer industry Computex event in Taiwan has been displaced by disappointment and desire for device makers to take smarter approaches, particularly those companies fixated on competing against Apple's line of iPads.

Intel Free Press
05/27/2011
A Brief Interview with Intel's Sean Maloney

A few days before traveling to Taipei, Taiwan, where he is slated to deliver a keynote address at Computex 2011, Intel Free Press had a chance to sit down for a brief conversation with Intel Executive Vice President Sean Maloney, the newly named chairman of Intel China. Maloney returned to work in January after suffering a stroke last year. The following is a transcript taken from the video interview.

Intel Free Press
05/20/2011
Modern Day Da Vinci Designs Smart Spider

With 21 motors and a Web camera for an eye, this skateboard-sized robot is fast moving and fully aware of its surroundings. Which gives many people the heebie-jeebies at first sight, according to creator Matt Bunting.

Intel Free Press
05/05/2011
Mothers Know Best About Tech

Think Mother's Day is all about flowers, cards and taking mom out for nice meal? Think again. More than $1.46 billion will be spent on consumer tech for Mother's Day this year in the U.S., nearly double the amount spent just five years ago, according to the National Retail Federation.

Intel Free Press
05/03/2011
Consumers Accelerate Demand for Connected Cars

Automatic transmission, one-button door lock and alarm set, built-in GPS navigation, cameras and sensors for maneuvering in tight spots – soon these may seem like standard conveniences compared to new technologies moving into the mainstream this year, according to some auto industry In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) experts.

Intel Free Press
04/11/2011
Thinking Outside the PC

Ton Steenman is an Intel vice president and general manager of the company's Embedded and Communications Group. While only recently taking over as head of the business after Doug Davis went off to run the newly established Netbook and Tablet Group, Steenman has been instrumental in establishing Intel's position as an embedded supplier to the communications, automotive, retail and industrial control markets.

Intel Free Press
04/08/2011
Raising the IQ on Smartphones

We expect a lot out of smartphones today, but some technology and human behavior scientists believe that mobile computing devices can do even more if only they knew more about their owners.

Intel Free Press
03/08/2011
Centrino and the Hotspot Revolution

Coffeehouses, fast food joints, airports, hotels and college campuses were some of the first public places to offer it, and today WiFi is available on trains, planes, in taxicabs -- almost everywhere, including inside millions of homes around the world.

Intel Free Press
03/03/2011
Wineries Uncork Advanced Technology

Wine drinking may not have changed much over millenniums, but the same can't be said for the winemaking process.

Intel Free Press
02/11/2011
Computing and Communications Connect at Mobile World Congress

As the tech world's attention turns toward Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain from Feb. 14-17, the annual "who's who" in the mobile phone industry is about to take deeper dive into … the world of computing.

Intel Free Press
02/09/2011
Rethinking Wireless Networks

When University of California San Diego Professor Sujit Dey looks into the future, he sees a world where "smart" wireless video clouds are filled with movies, TV shows and YouTube clips. In his vision, these clouds perform like a distributed network, invisibly feeding bits and bytes of data to mobile devices quickly and more efficiently than today's wireless networks, effectively lightening the traffic load on wireless networks.

Intel Free Press
02/01/2011
Could Smart Phones Help You Live Longer?

We've heard a lot about what smart phones can do for people, from connecting with friends to managing your business and finding places to eat. But can smart phones help people live a longer, healthier life? Researchers at the University of Washington think so.

Intel Free Press
01/28/2011
Free Shot: Demand for Demand Media

This week, CNN reported that Demand Media's Initial Public Offer (IPO) of stock put the new online content company's value at around $1.5 billion, catapulting it above the value of the "The Old Lady" – The New York Times Company. For many it was a sign that IPOs and investment in tech companies could be on the rise, while others saw it as more salt being added to the wound of established media companies struggling to evolve their businesses amid the continuing disruption in online media

Intel Free Press
01/25/2011
The Origins of Wi-Di Technology

It wasn't incredibly difficult convincing computer industry executives and engineers at such companies as Dell, Sony and Toshiba that people would soon want to beam movies, videos and photos from their laptop screens on to a big screen digital TV. The tough part was making it all happen without adding hardware or extra cost to the manufacturing and selling of laptops.

Intel Free Press
01/18/2011
Maestro Tablet Runs Three Operating Systems

With something like 80 new tablet devices introduced at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show, there was bound to be a few that didn't get as much attention right away. But in the days following the tablet frenzy, a number of people took note of a little tablet from a small Australian company called Evolve III that was sitting quietly in Intel's booth.

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