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 […]

Lava Xolo X900 First Smartphone With Intel Medfield Processor

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Intel is taking its chipset to your pockets and the company had revealed that the first smartphone to ship with its Intel Atom-based Medfield processor would be coming this week. Now, we know that the smartphone that’s launching this week, and will be the first out of the gate with Intel’s mobile applications processor, will […]

Intel Reveals Atom Smartphone Coming This Week

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Though Intel and its hardware partners had began to show off smartphones running on Intel’s Atom-based Medfield chipset at CES and Mobile World Congress earlier this year, Intel chief Paul Otellini says that those devices will finally reach consumers’ hands, shipping this week. Otellini did not specify which specific phone model will be shipping and […]

Intel Studybook Tablet is Ready for Class

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The Intel Studybook tablet is a new 7-inch rugged Android tablet designed to meet the needs of students and educators. The Studybook has a 7-inch multi-touch display, front and rear cameras, light sensor support and comes bundled with software and support for LabCam applications. An Intel Atom Z650 processor powers the small tablet which can also […]

Intel Prepping Low-Cost Medfield Education StoryBook Tablet

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In a move that would expand Intel’s low-cost education-targetted Classmate PC project to the tablet space, the chip-maker is getting ready tor elease a low-cost tablet that would run on its Medfield platform and could come pre-loaded with either Android OS or Windows 8 for touch-centric tablet environments. The tablet would be targeted at emerging […]

Microsoft to Launch Windows 8 in October, Tablets in Tow

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Microsoft is said to be finishing up work for Windows 8, which is now in consumer preview, and the software giant is expected to launch the new touch-centric operating system in October. At that time point, new tablets and PCs will also debut alongside Windows 8, which will be launching some six months after Apple […]