High-end at its best: Intel Core i9 incoming
The fact that Intel will introduce new Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs for high-end PCs this summer is considered as safe. The exciting part about that: According to leaked information, an Intel Core i9 processor is to be introduced for the first time. Such a high-class model will be a little bit oversized for Mini-PCs, but we are nevertheless curious about what we can expect from the new super CPUs.
Intel AMT problem: spo-comm answers with new drivers
At the beginning of May a security hole in Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT) was announced. This is somehow embarrassing for Intel, since the error is relatively simple, but can cause great damage. The authentication hash used to encrypt or decrypt passwords, is not checked properly, which makes it very easy to hack into a PC with AMT. New drivers for all spo-comm systems with Intel Management Engine are already available on our website.
Better Internet connection: 4G modules now available
As already announced, spo-comm has upgraded and now offers 4G modules instead of 3G for various systems. The new standard, also known as LTE (Long Term Evolution), provided higher data rated and therefore offers even faster mobile Internet. From now on the models spo-book WINDBOX III Advanced, spo-book ELIX H81 as well as the vehicle PCs spo-book MOVE N3160 and spo-book MOVE QM87 are available with 4G modules.
Internet of Things 2017: Smart cities and smart transportation
The internet of things is still one of the most discussed topics in the tech world. Curious what te trends for 2017 are? Smart transportation and smart cities – at least, this was the focus of the influential Enterprise IoT Summit, held in Texas in March. Among other things, the aim of IoT is to improve safety, reduce traffic and thus increase the quality of life. Other topics are fleet management solutions for various types of vehicles and in consequence the simplification of maintenance and service.
spo-comm goes one-stop shop: Proper cables for our Mini-PCs
From now on spo-comm offers even more accessories. In the next few weeks suitable cables for spo-comm Mini-PCs will be available. For the beginning we offer power cords for Swiss and UK as well as monitor cables (2 meters and 5 meters) for various screen outputs.