Acer to Introduce New Intel-Powered Android Honeycomb Tablet at Computex?

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While Asus is teasing its own phone-pad hybrid, rival Acer may be releasing an Intel Atom-based tablet running the Android Honeycomb platform at Computex next week. The tablet would bear a 10-inch form factor and would utilize Intel’s Oak Trail chips, which is based on the Atom processor line. Acer would be among the first […]

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, […]

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 […]

Evolve III Maestro Slate Triple Boots Android, MeeGo, Windows 7

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Having a hard time post-CES deciding whether you want a consumer-oriented tablet that runs Windows 7 on an Intel Atom-based CPU or an Linux-based Android tablet? With the Evolve III Maestro tablet, hopefully you’ll no longer have to decide as the slate is able to boot into Windows 7, Android, or the MeeGo operating system, […]

Samsung Slider 7 Offers Alternative Netvertible Form Factor (Video)

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Samsung was really cautious about calling its Slider 7 a PC, netbook, or even tablet at the Consumer Electronics Show where the company had a huge presence. The device offers a sliding and tilting screen–an industrial design that HTC had helped to pioneer with its dual-boot Windows HTC Shift tablet–and with internal netbook components–such as […]

Motion CL900 Brings Rugged Design to Windows 7 Tablet (Video)

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The Motion CL900 is a Windows 7 tablet with a rugged design that’s powered by an Intel Atom Oak Trail CPU clocked at 1.5 GHz. The tablet can be configured with either a Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Home Premium OS. It’s rubberized aluminum-alloy internal frame offers rugged durability while meeting military specs for […]

MSI 10-Inch Windows Tablet Coming January or February

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According to a DigiTimes report, MSI may be launching its Windows-based WindPad tablet in January or February, ahead of plans for the company’s Android-based tablets that are slated for an April or May launch. Unlike the Android tablet models, the Windows WindPad from MSI will favor Intel’s Atom-based Oak Trail processor over an ARM-based CPU. […]

For now, PC vendors reaching for ARM over Intel Atom

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A report from Digitimes notes that, despite aggressive promotion from Intel, PC vendors aren’t going to sit on their hands waiting for Intel’s Oak Trail system to arrive. At least until then, they’ll be focusing on ARM and Android. Availability of ARM CPUs, lack of availability of the more efficient Oak Trail platform for Intel […]