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 […]

Intel Atom Medfield CPU Shown to Outpace Dual-Core ARM on Galaxy Nexus

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*+-The recently launched Orange Santa Clara smartphone at Mobile World Congress was spotted recently at Germany’s CeBIT trade show complete with its single-core Atom processor from Intel known as the Medfield chipset. The chip, which is capable of HyperThreading, is clocked at 1.4 GHz and a trade show visitor was able to run some benchmarks […]

Microsoft Patents Tablet That Converts Into Laptop, Desktop

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*+-In a bid to compete against consumer tablets that offer all-day mobility thanks to low-power consumption while at the same time delivering the full performance of Windows, Microsoft is looking to patent a hybrid system where the tablet, which will also serve as a display, can be used on its own with low-powered system requirements […]

Dell’s XPS 13 Ultrabook Now Available and Shipping

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*+-Dell’s XPS 13 ultrabook, which has a footprint closer to that of the MacBook Air 11 than the comparable 13-inch MacBook Air, is now available for shipping. Customers interested in Dell’s first foray into the ultrabook category can visit Dell to order theirs today. The device is being billed a a high performance and lightweight […]

Carrier Orange Announces Santa Clara Android Smartphone with Intel Medfield CPU

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*+-Previously rumored as the Orange London smartphone, wireless carrier Orange took to the stage at Mobile World Congress to announce the device as the Santa Clara smartphone, an Android-powered device with support for Intel’s x86 Atom-based Medfield CPU, rather than ARM chipsets. The Orange Santa Clara phone is among the first smartphones to run on […]

Create.Work.Inspire: Dell and Intel Take the XPS 13 Ultrabook to NY

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*+-Last month, we attended Dell and Intel’s Create.Work.Inspire event at the Carte Blanche art gallery in San Francisco. Over those two days, we not only got up close and personal with Dell’s XPS 13 ultrabook but we also heard from artists and photographers that use technology in their work. Well, the companies are taking the […]

Orange London Smartphone Packs Intel Medfield CPU

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*+-A smartphone by the name of London–not the same as the leaked BlackBerry London smartphone that we’ve seen floating around–will be headed to UK wireless carrier Orange and pack in the Medfield Atom-based processor made by chip-maker Intel. The device is speculated to get an announcement at Mobile World Congress at the end of the […]

Motorola’s First Android 4.0 Smartphone Revealed?

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*+-It appears that HTC and LG won’t be the only ones announcing new smartphones at this year’s Mobile World Congress as PocketNow has released an image which apparently is another phone destined for MWC 20122. This device, said to be Motorola’s first Android 4.0 powered handset, will evidently arrive later on this month packing, wait […]

Dell Ultrabook Gallery Live Blog: Photography Professionals

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*+-Dell and Intel are kicking off the Ultrabook revolution with an all day photography event at the Carte Blanche Gallery in the Mission District of San Francisco. The festivities kicked off last night with plenty of Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook demo units in the crowd and an evening hosted by Hooman Khalili, who shot a feature […]

Dell and Intel Create Work Inspire Event Live Blog

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*+-The Dell XPS 13 is Dell’s first Ultrabook, and they are celebrating the launch of this small wonder with a kick off event in San Francisco. We are on hand at the Carte Blanche Gallery in the Mission District to see what real users think of the thin and light XPS 13 Ultrabook. The event is hosted […]

I’m in Love with AirPlay, But Where’s My Mac Support

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*+-When Apple announced AirPlay support for iOS devices in November 2010, I was skeptical of its usefulness, but now that I have had a chance to use two Airplay accessories I’m sold and wanting more. AirPlay is a wireless streaming service built into iOS devices like the iPad and iPhone. AirPlay lets you stream audio […]

High Prices May Push Consumers Away from Intel, Windows 8 Tablets

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*+-A new report published suggests that Microsoft and Intel are unwilling to reduce the costs of their products to ease consumers into adopting Windows 8 tablets running on Intel hardware. Both companies are said to be unwilling to lower the cost of Windows 8 licensing, in the case of Microsoft, and also the Clover Trail […]