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Intel outlines plans for next, next, next-generation Atom chips

We’d heard recently that Intel was stepping up the pace on development of new low power Atom chips, and now the company has confirmed that it hopes to launch 14nm Atom chips by 2013. That means Intel will be releasing a new generation of Atom processor every year for the next three years, starting with […]

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Intel introduces the Ultrabook category for ultraportable laptops under $1000

Intel has introduced a new buzzword for thin and light laptops with next-generation Intel processors. The company describes an “ultrabook” as a laptop with “tablet-like” features including a slim size and sub-$1000 price tag. The first ultrabooks will measure less than 0.8 inches thick and use second generation Intel Core chips. Intel says the Asus […]

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Closer look at the Asus Eee PC 1025

The Asus Eee PC 1025 line of netbooks feature Intel Atom Cedarview chips, a webcam with 4x zoom, and a choice of 3 or 6 cell batteries. They’re also the first 10 inch Asus netbooks I’ve seen in about a year that feature a new case design. Asus introduced the next-generation netbooks at an event […]

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Intel shows off Keeley Lake ultrathin netbook reference design

Last year Intel was showing off a Canoe Lake reference design for ultrathin notebooks using the company’s low power Atom chips. This year Intel is rolling out a new reference design called KeeleyLake for ultrathin netbooks which can also be used as tablet computers. The Keeley Lake design features a base so thin that there’s […]

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Android 3.1 over-the-air update coming to the Asus Eee Pad Transformer tomorrow

Asus has announced that it will roll out a software update for the Eee Pad Transformer tablet tomorrow updating the operating system from Android 3.0 to Android 3.1. Sure, a leaked copy of the update already hit the web this weekend, but if you’ve been waiting to go through official channels, it looks like the […]

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Samsung prepping a 4G capable Android tablet

Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet next month. But at launch the company will only offer the WiFi version of the tablet. There’s no word on a 3G model, but the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Samsung will launch a 4G capable model later this year. There’s no word […]