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. […]

Intel Headlight Technology May Let Drivers See Through Rain

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Technology co-developed by Intel and Carnegie Mellon University could potentially change your ability to see while driving in the rain at night. Instead of a traditional headlight bulb projected into the night, the system uses a series of projectors. Sensors sit just below the projectors watching for rain as it enters the beam of light. […]

New Intel Integrated Graphics Could Lead To Retina MacBook Air

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Intel’s new integrated graphics could lead to much better laptop gaming  and may make a Retina Display MacBook Air more feasible. The new line of Intel graphics chips come with the company’s Haswell CPUs that will make future Ultrabooks thinner and more efficient and will likely come to the next refresh of MacBooks. At the […]

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 […]

Intel, Samsung Investing in Digital Voice Startup Expect Labs

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Intel, Telefonica, and Samsung are have announced that they’ll be making strategic investments in Expect Labs, a company that hopes to use its research to extend the speech capabilities of mobile devices and provide predictive search results even without the user asking for the search. The investments, all three of which originated from their respective […]

Will a Chromebook with All-Day Battery Life Appeal to You?

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Intel’s power-boosting and battery efficient Haswell processor, to succeed the third generation Core i-series, may make Google’s Chromebook a lot more appealing as a laptop replacement. According to Kevin Tofel of Giga Om, the Internet search giant is looking to use Intel’s next generation Haswell processor in a future Chromebook, and references for Haswell has been […]

Apple May Release New MacBooks, Cheaper iPad mini in June

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Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities predicts that Apple will refresh its entire MacBook line with better specs at WWDC 2013 in June, along with a stripped down, cheaper iPad mini. As MacRumors notes, Kuo is no longer claiming that Apple will bring Retina Displays to the MacBook Air lineup, predicting only a spec refresh […]

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 Rumored to Make 10% of Potential iPhone 5S Chips

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Apple is likely hard at work on the iPhone 5S, and a new rumor indicates that Apple may partner with Intel to produce some of the Apple A7 processor chips that are rumored for the next iPhone. At this time, Intel is only rumored to receive 10% of the total production of the Apple A7 processor, but […]

Asus Fonepad Is a 7-inch Tablet That’s Also a Phone for $249

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At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Asus announced the Fonepad, a 7-inch Android tablet that can also function as a phone. The Fonepad is one of the first Android devices to use the new 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z2420 processor, the same processor in the Lenovo K900 smartphone. The Fonepad is also one of the largest devices […]

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 Shows Off the First Ultrabook Convertible You’ll Buy (Video)

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The Intel 4th generation Core i processors take the battery and form factor boundaries pushed by today’s Intel Core i3 ULV processors at CES and push through to longer lasting notebook/tablet hybrids with better performance and new designs. The Intel Core i 4th generation processors will arrive in notebooks by the end of 2013 with retail […]

Intel Enables Thinner, Lighter, Longer Lasting Ultrabook Convertibles

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Intel announced new low power Intel processors destined for Ultrabooks and Ultrabook convertibles at CES 2013, alongside new tablet and smartphone processor options. These new processors are part of the third-generation Intel Core i family of processors announced last year at CES, but mark a more efficient processor that can deliver a better user experience through thinner, lighter, longer […]

Intel Announces New Lexington Processor for Emerging Markets

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At CES 2013 today, Intel announced a new low-power Atom processor Z2420, previously dubbed “Lexington” that brings high-powered performance to emerging and value markets and will be backed by companies like Acer, Safaricom and Lava. The Lexington processor is Intel’s new Atom chip that the company will be putting into value smartphones in markets around […]

Apple Rumored To Update MacBook Air and Pro Lineups In June 2013

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Apple will update its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines next June with new processors according to a DigiTimes report. According to DigiTimes while Apple will upgrade the processor in the new MacBooks, the company won’t introduce any new industrial designs for either line. The current designs will last another year according to the report, […]

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 […]