Along with its new Core M fanless PC designs, Intel has shown a dock for Core M systems that includes fans to boost desktop performance.
At its CES press conference, the company showed off smartphones and PC hybrids.
A new version of Samsung's 11.6-inch Chrome OS laptop comes with direct access to support, sturdier construction and a fanless design.
The energy-efficient fifth-generation Core chips will enable fanless laptops that can be converted into tablets, and a handful of them are on the way.
The new 14 nanometer processor, codenamed Broadwell, allows for computers that are less than 9 millimeters thick, about a third the thickness of PCs from 2010.
The SilentPower PC sidesteps cooling fans by using a foam-like copper substance to chill out the machines.
If you're waiting for a redesigned Mac or Windows 8.1 device with Intel's latest and greatest silicon, chances are you will have to wait until 2015 to got to a store and pick one up.
The Taiwanese tradeshow may not have the glitz and glamour of its Vegas counterpart, but it still serves as an important launch pad for new IT products slated for the second half of the year.
Chip giant shows off its hybrid mobile PC chops by tapping its next-generation "Broadwell" processor at a Computex keynote. Other highlights include new gaming Core series chips and a tiny quad-core SoFIA processor with LTE.
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