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Next-gen Intel Atom chips to feature HD-capable GMA3600 graphics

Intel’s next generation Atom processors for netbooks, tablets, and desktops are due out by year’s end, and while the Cedar Trail chips won’t offer much more processing power than today’s Pine Trail chips, it looks like they will offer much better graphics performance. We already knew that the Cedar Trail platform would support 1080p HD […]

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Intel unveils next-gen Classmate PC with Cedar Trail chipset

Intel’s Classmate PC platform is a reference design that computer manufacturers around the world have used to create affordable, durable mini-laptops for use in schools. More than 5 million Classmates PC computers have been deployed over the past few years, and now Intel is getting ready to upgrade the platform. At the Intel Developer Forum […]

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Pegatron, Inventec and Foxconn demo ultrabooks with next-gen Intel chips

Taiwanese equipment manfuacturers Pegatron, Inventec, and Foxconn are both showing off new ultrabook models at the Intel Developer Forum this week. The thin and light laptops are some of the first devices we’ve seen to feature Intel’s new Ivy Bridge chips — which aren’t expected to ship until next year. All the companies that have […]

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Intel gets serious about efficiency with Haswell chips (all day computing)

Once upon a time all it took to dominate the computer chip market was a good higher performance chip. But over the past few years the game has changed and chip makers are focusing on improving performance while reducing energy consumption. Intel has been cranking out low power Atom chips for netbooks and tablets for the […]

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Google: All future versions of Android will be optimized for Intel chips

This weekend Intel sort of spilled the beans by posting a video promising that the Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system would soon be optimized to run on Intel Atom processors. But at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco today, the two companies made it official: All future versions of Android will support Intel’s […]