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Acer Aspire One D270 Cedar Trail netbook hits the FCC

The Acer Aspire One D270 is one of the first 10 inch netbooks to feature a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N2600 dual core processor. It’s expected to sell soon for $280 and up, but it’s not available for purchase yet. But now it looks like launch day is approaching. The Aspire One D270 passed through […]

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Corning Gorilla Glass 2 products coming this spring

Corning’s sturdy Gorilla Glass has become popular with phone and tablet makers looking for a scratch and shatter-resistant surface for their mobile devices. Now Corning is getting ready to launch its next version of Gorilla Glass, and this time it will be thinner and more touch sensitive, but just as sturdy. Corning tells the folks […]

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Intel unveils Atom Z2580 dual-core chip for phones, tablets

Just as Intel’s first smartphone chips are starting to gain traction, the company is preparing to launch its next x86 processor designed for smartphones and tablets. The Intel Atom Z2580 is a dual-core processor that Intel says offers twice the performance of the Atom Z2460 single core chip found in the Orange Santa Clara and […]

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Orange to launch Intel-powered smartphone this summer

Chip maker Intel has been working on mobile chips with reduced power consumption for some time… and this year we’ll see the first smartphones powered by Intel’s new Medfield processors with x86 architecture rather than ARM designs. European mobile carrier Orange has announced that it will launch its first Intel-powered phone in the UK and […]

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ZTE bringing 7 and 10 inch quad-core tablets to Europe

Chinese device maker ZTE has announced that it will launch two new tablets for the European Market. One will have a 7 inch display while the other will have a 10.1 inch screen, but both will feature NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processors. There aren’t many details about the new tablets in the official press release, […]

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Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon S4 Pro processor

Qualcomm is adding a new “Pro” version of its S4 MSM8960 dual-core processor for phone and tablets. The main difference between the new chip and what I can only assume must be the amateur model is that the S4 Pro will feature higher performance Adreno 320 graphics. According to the company, the Adreno 320 GPU […]