New Intel chips to boost battery life

The fourth generation of Intel processors mean longer-lasting laptops, Windows 8.1 can secure folders with fingerprints, and Halo arrives to Windows touch screens.

CNET Update is fully charged:

In this episode of Update:

- Wait to buy your next laptop to get the latest batch of Intel processors , which are said to help extend battery life.

- Secure your folders with a fingerprint in the upcoming Windows 8.1.

- Brace for battle with a new Halo game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 .

- Find Dora and other Viacom shows on Amazon Prime Instant Video .

- Give the WikiPad game tablet another chance when it launches next week at a lower price .

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