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Lenovo shows a 10 inch netbook with MeeGo Linux and an Atom N435 chip

Intel hasn’t made any formal announcements about a 1.33 GHz Atom N435 processor, but it seems to be the chip of choice for netbook makers showcasing MeeGo Linux. The Asus Eee PC X101 netbook which was unveiled yesterday packs an N435 chip. And now the folks at Netbook NEws spotted a new version of Lenovo’s […]

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SanDisk launches new SSD storage for tablets, notebooks, phones

SanDisk is launching several new flash storage modules for notebooks and mobile devices. First up is the company’s new U100 SSD with read speeds up to 450MB/sec and write speeds up to 340MB/sec. The U100 is a SATA III card designed for thin notebooks and mobile devices. It will come in a number of different […]

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MSI WindPad 120W tablet features Cedar Trail chip, Windows 7

MSI is showing off a new 10 inch tablet running Windows 7. No, it’s not the MSI WindPad 110W with an AMD Fusion processor. It’s the new WindPad 120W with a 1.86 GHz Intel Atom Cedar Trail chip. The tablet has a capacitive touchscreen display, support for GPS and 3G connectivity, and features Intel’s WiDi […]

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Intel shows off Intel Atom Medfield platform running Google Android

While Intel is busy pushing its next-generation Cedar Trail chips for netbooks and tablets, the company also has a lower power chip code-named Medfield which is designed for phones and tablets. Mefield is a 32nm platform which Intel says is designed for fanless devices which weigh less than 1.5 pounds and which are less than […]

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Pixel Qi introduces 10 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel sunlight viewable displays

Pixel Qi’s display technology combines some of the best features of an LCD screen with those of an E Ink display. With the backlight on a Pixel Qi display can handle a full range of colors and full motion video. Cut off the backlight and you get a high contrast display that’s almost black and […]

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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 […]