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 […]

Microsoft Already Working on Surface Successors

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Even with many questioning the market share of Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet and the device’s success in defining Microsoft’s tablet strategy, it looks like the Windows-maker is already planning successors in the form of the Surface 2, the Surface Pro 2, and a new device called the Surface Book. The three new devices are speculated […]

What is an Ultrabook Convertible?

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The Ultrabook Convertible is a new type of computer that is a notebook and a tablet in one package. These new computers run Intel processors and Windows 8, and all include a touch screen or multiple screens to offer better control of Windows 8 Live Tiles and the Windows 8 modern user interface. As with […]

Ultrabook Convertible: 5 Tablet + Notebook Windows 8 Computers

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With the launch of Windows 8, Intel is pushing the new Ultrabook convertible form factor with a series of new ads to put the new form factor in front of computers. “What is an Ultrabook convertible?“, you ask. The Ultrabook convertible is a new style of device, that transforms from a notebook to a tablet […]

Will Apple Develop Its Own A-Series CPU For Laptops, Desktops?

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In a shift of strategy, Apple head Tim Cook’s interview with Businessweek may suggest that Apple may move away from Intel chips inside its laptops and desktop computers in favor of another solution, perhaps even one developed by Apple like the A series ARM-based CPU found inside the company’s mobile iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices […]

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 […]

Intel and Nuance Bring Siri-like Voice Control to Ultrabooks

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Users will soon be able to control Ultrabooks with a Siri-like voice control solution. Nuance, the makers of Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Dragon Dictate, powerful voice dictation applications for Windows and Mac, partnered with Intel to create a useful new tool that brings tightly integrated voice control to Ultrabooks, thanks to the Nuance voice recognition engine. While many people […]

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 […]

Samsung Series 5 Hybrid PC Combines Ultrabook, Tablet Concept

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After Acer and Asus had unveiled their Windows 8 tablets with keyboard docks–a design that became popular with Asus’ Android-powered Transformer slates–Samsung took the stage at Computex to ready its own design of the same concept. Samsung is using magnets to secure the tablet to the keyboard dock, and like rivals Asus and Acer, the […]

Intel Windows 8 Tablets, PCs to Arrive in November

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According to an industry insider, it appears that Microsoft’s next-generation touch-centric Windows 8 desktop operating system and the Intel hardware that will support the OS will debut in November. Windows 8 will also support ARM-based processor, a first for the OS, but according to CNET, “The first wave of Intel-based Windows 8 tablets are expected to land […]