Dell Venue 8 Pro Makes Productivity Mobile With Optional Keyboard Dock

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Just like the Dell Venue 11 Pro, the Dell Venue 8 Pro brings Microsoft’s Windows 8 productivity to the tablet convertible form factor. The Dell Venue 8 Pro comes with an 8-inch display, optional keyboard that fits the display’s size–unlike the humongous Acer Iconia W3 with an equivalent 8-inch footprint that has an optional keyboard […]

HP Announces New Android, Windows Tablets for the Holidays

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Hewlett Packard had announced five new consumer tablets for the holiday shopping season that comes in a variety of screen sizes, mobile operating systems, and application processors. GottaBeMobile was able to preview the tablets at an event in San Francisco, California though HP had said that the tablets won’t become available until November and pricing information is […]

Intel Launches New Bay Trail Atom Chips for Tablets

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Just a couple months after launching its fourth-generation Haswell processors, Intel is updating its Atom lineup with new Bay Trail chips for Windows 8 and Android tablets. The new 22nm chips use Intel’s newest Silvermont architecture, and are officially dubbed the Z3000 series. These new processors will go head-to-head with ARM and nVidia in the […]

Intel’s Merrifield Could Be a Huge Smartphone Game Changer in 2014

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At the Computex show, chip-maker Intel had shown off designs for its latest chipsets for high-end computing as well as for more power conservative smartphones. Merrifield, which is an Atom processor based around a 22 nm design, is one such chip that Intel was showing off, and the silicon could have a huge impact in […]

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 With Intel Inside Could Rule the World

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It looks like Samsung may be working on a new version of the Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone, this time eschewing the ARM-based Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 and the Exynos 5 Octa processors for a competing Intel Atom CPU at its heart. A slide revealed by Engadget from Intel’s presentation shows off new mobile devices that have been […]

Intel to Distance Itself From Netbooks, Dumps Atom Brand on Laptops, Convertible

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In a bid to distance itself from the failed netbook computing form factor, Intel will not be using its Atom brand in upcoming laptops and convertible devices. However, Atom will continue to exist in standalone tablets. “When Intel speaks to customers internally about micro-architectures, Atom is out, Silvermont is in,” the world’s largest chip-maker told CNET.  According […]

Intel Makes Galaxy Tab 3 the Fastest Android Tablet

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A report from GL Brenchmark suggests that Samsung may be switching from processors based on UK-based ARM Holdings’ designs to Intel’s x86 architecture on its newest tablet. Specs and benchmarks for what is believed to be Samsung’s third generation and un-announced tablet series show the device running on a Clover Trail Atom processor made from Intel. […]

Intel’s Silvermont Atom Processors Promise Double CPU, GPU Performance

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Intel has been aggressively updating its mobile Atom architecture for processors as it hopes to shift the landscape of mobile devices from ARM Holdings’ reference chip designs to its own x86 platform. With the new Silvermont platform for its Atom processor series, Intel is promising notebooks, tablets, and smartphones to be fast, efficient, and power-friendly. […]

Will We See a $200 Android Notebook with Intel Atom on Monday?

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Intel is set to announce its next-generation Atom processor, code named Bay Trail and based on the Silvermont architecture, come this Monday at its Santa Clara, California headquarters. The news may open up the tablet and computing market to new devices with a price tag as low as $200. Citing the usual sources familiar with […]

Look Out Nexus 7! $200 Windows Tablets Are Coming.

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While netbooks may be on their last legs, just don’t expect inexpensively priced Windows products to be out of vogue. Chip-maker and Microsoft partner Intel is predicting that we’ll soon be seeing $200 tablets running Windows 8–not the simplified Windows RT–operating system on the Atom architecture. This would be a significant drop in price, considering […]

Intel Atom CPU Edges Early Victory Over Samsung Galaxy S4 in Benchmarks

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In an early benchmark test, the Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 is boasting an early victory over the highly coveted Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphoone, with the former using a dual-core Intel Atom Clover Trail+ processor and the latter powered by an ARM CPU. It’s unclear if the Galaxy S4 being tested is one that’s using Samsung’s Exynos […]

Intel Looking to Break Into Windows Phone Market With Atom CPU

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After having worked with several Android manufacturers to release a number of Android phones with Intel’s x86 Atom architecture, the chip giant is looking to gain further footing inside the competitive mobile space with hopes of tackling the Windows Phone market next. According to a LinkedIn job ad, Intel is on the hunt for Windows […]

Intel Rumored to Debut New Dual-Core Atom Smartphones at MWC

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Chip-maker Intel will be leveraging the Mobile World Congress show at the end of the month to establish more ground in the mobile smartphone market by showcasing additional smartphones running new Atom processors. Traditionally, Android phones have relied on architecture from ARM Holding, and Intel is looking to break into the mobile market and challenge […]

Intel Reveals Next-Generation Quad-Core Atom Processor

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Today at CES 2013, Intel announced that it is bringing a new quad-core Atom processor codenamed “Bay Trail” to future Windows 8 tablets and convertibles. The new quad-core 22nm Atom processor is smaller and more powerful than the current Atom chips companies like Lenovo use in their Windows 8 Pro tablets. Manufacturers can create tablets […]

Intel Ready to Launch Next-Gen Mobile Processor

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At an industry conference in San Francisco, chip-maker Intel says that it is still on track to launch its next generation of mobile CPUs targeted at smartphones and tablets as it hopes will close the gap between its architecture and those from ARM Holdings. The company’s new chipset will be based on a 22 nm […]

Intel: Quad-Core Atom CPUs a Possibility; LTE Support Coming in 2013

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Intel, which is trying to break into the smartphone space with its Atom-based mobile processors for Android devices, is working on improved chipsets for future phones to rival ARM Holding’s architecture, which has been dominantly used in many devices today, including Apple’s iPhone, Samsung’s Galaxy series, and HTC’s One series devices. So far, the most […]

Motorola RAZR i: A Droid RAZR M with Intel Atom

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Motorola has finally taken off the wraps of its Intel-powered Motorola RAZR i smartphone, which uses the same edge-to-edge glass design as the recently announced Motorola Droid RAZR M for Verizon Wireless, but swaps Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus chip for a single-core 2 GHz Intel Atom processor. Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics […]

Motorola RAZR M for International Market Will Feature Intel CPU

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While Motorola just recently announced its Droid RAZR M through a partnership with Verizon Wireless that will give that device a dual-core ARM-based Snapdragon S4 processor from Qualcomm, the company may release an international variant of the same smartphone called the Motorola RAZR M that will feature modified specs. The biggest change to the international […]

Intel Working on Porting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to Atom Processors

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As much of today’s mobile smartphones and tablets operate on ARM chipset architecture, rival Intel with its x86 architecture is trying to further its push into the mobile space through Android by working on porting Google’s latest Jelly Bean operating system for use on its low-power Atom CPU. Intel did not provide a timeline for […]