Potential MeeGo Phone Partners Were Threatened by Nokia

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The lack of interest in the MeeGo operating system, created as a joint venture between Intel and Nokia, was probably due to the fact that other phone-makers viewed Nokia had too much of an influence in the mobile operating system prior to its announcement that it would focus its efforts on Windows Phone 7 at […]

Toshiba Satellite E305 Review – Notebooks.com Editor’s Choice Award

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The Toshiba Satellite E305 is a Blue Label notebook available exclusively at Best Buy which comes with an amazing feature set and a price of just over $900. This metal bodied beauty isn’t perfect, but it does offer a great value and earns our Notebooks.com Editor’s Choice Award. In short, the Satellite E305 is one […]

Apple Migrating to ARM for Entire Computing Lineup?

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Apple is speculated to be moving its entire computing lineup with its laptops and desktops to the ARM chipset and away from Intel’s architecture. The recent rumor being reported by SemiAccurate would mark Apple’s second transition to a newer chipset in its desktops and laptops, first from PowerPC to Intel, and now if true from […]

Intel Profits and Shares Up Thanks to Mobile Adoption

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Intel announced their first quarter earnings and the company’s share price jumped as a result. The chip maker saw a 6.7% spike in share prices after announcing they had a record 29% rise in earnings during the first quarter of 2011. Revenue grew from $10.3 Billion in Q1 2010 to $12.8 Billion this year. Earnings […]

Intel Prematurely Announces Asus Eee Pad Slider to Use Atom CPU

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While it was believed that the Asus Eee Pad Slider Android Honeycomb tablet would be utilizing a dual-core ARM-based NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor at the CES unveiling, Intel had put together a page suggesting that Asus’s Android tablet would be utilizing an Atom-based CPU instead. Though the page has since been removed, Liluputing had managed […]

Morning Wrapup: Eee Pad Transformer, Dragon Dictate 2.0 and USB 3.0 News

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This morning in Notebooks we have news about the U.S. release date of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer, a review of Dragon Dictate 2.0 for Mac, a timeline for when you might see USB 3.0 in more notebooks and a review of the Scosche MotorMouth II Bluetooth speaker phone and streaming device. If you have been waiting for a notebook with […]

Intel Atom-Powered Honeycomb Tablets Coming Later This Year

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While it seems that all of Google’s Android 3.0 slates that have been released or are about to be released will utilize ARM-based chipsets, Intel is finalizing deals that will lead to Atom-based Android tablets hitting the market in the third quarter of this year, securing a major win for the world’s largest semiconductor maker, […]

Intel Gives MeeGo Tablet UI a Facelift

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At the Intel Developer Forum, a reference hardware tablet running the MeeGo operating system, which was originally intended as a joint effort between Nokia and Intel until the former pulled out in favor of Windows Phone 7. In China, as part of the Intel Developer Forum, Intel and partner Tencents are looking to position MeeGo […]

After Oak Trail, Intel to Tackle Tablet Market with Cloverview CPU

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During its announcement of its latest Oak Trail processors for tablets, which is based on a 45 nm manufacturing process, Intel also hinted that Cloverview will be the next tablet-capable processor to succeed the Oak Trail Atom-based processor for tablets. Cloverview will utilize an even more power efficient 32 nm manufacturing process, which is similar […]

Intel Pays for Kno Tablet Designs in Latest Funding Round

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In the latest funding round where Kno sees a $30 million cash infusion from Intel Capital and Advance Publications, Intel will also get to license Kno’s hardware reference designs for its single- and dual-screen tablets targeted at the education market. News of the Intel licensing comes after Know had indicated that it would abandon the […]

Nokia to Release Maemo 6 Device Before Attempting MeeGo

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It looks like the tablet designs that Nokia had patented back in 2010 could be for a Maemo 6 device that straddles the space between smartphone–like the Nokia N8–and tablet. It’s unclear how Maemo 6 will shape up to be or what form factor the OS will appear on, but it’s interesting to hear Nokia […]

Noon Notebook News: WebOS on HP Notebooks, Chrome Extensions & More

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If you’re looking to keep up on Notebook news, then here’s your mid-day recap of notebook, netbook and software news from Notebooks.com. We have a collection of new netbooks arriving on the market soon with the latest Intel and AMD Fusion processors. First off we are expecting at least five new Intel Atom N570 dual […]

GDC 2011: Razer Switchblade Video Demo

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We were at Intel’s booth at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California where we had noticed a small, portable gaming device from Razer called the Switchblade. According to the company, the Switchblade right now is still an early prototype or concept device, and Razer wouldn’t disclose any formal specs on this diminutive gaming PC other […]

Understanding “Post-PC”

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Following Steve Jobs’ announcement that we are in a “post-PC” era, a lot of people have fallen over themselves to explain what that means. Unfortunately most of them never bothered to figure out what “post-PC” means, so I thought I’d supply you with an explanation that references previous discussions on the topic.   

HTC Thunderbolt vs Intel Thunderbolt: The Tale of Two Thunderbolts

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The HTC Thunderbolt was announced during a Verizon press conference at CES 2011 way back on January 8th. No firm HTC Thunderbolt release date has been mentioned by Verizon or HTC, even though Best Buy began taking reservations on February 6. The latest word is that the HTC Thunderbolt will be released on March 4…or […]

Can Intel Save MeeGo? Search for New MeeGo Partners Under Way

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Now that Nokia has signed up with Microsoft to utilize the Windows Phone 7 operating system, Intel is still pushing ahead with the MeeGo operating system. According to the latest report from Reuters, Intel is blaming the decision for Nokia to shy away from its joint MeeGo collaboration due to financial incentives being offered by […]