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Nokia N1 is a 7.9 inch, 64-bit, Android 5.0 tablet for $249

Microsoft may have taken over Nokia’s smartphone division, but these days Microsoft isn’t using the Nokia name on its phones anymore… and the Finnish company is branching out in new directions. Nokia doesn’t make smartphone phones anymore, but the company just introduced an Android tablet. The Nokia N1 is an iPad mini-sized tablet with a […]

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Intel Atom “Cherry Trail” 14nm chips coming in 2015

After Intel launched its low-power, low-cost Atom processors in 2008 the chip family sort of stagnated for a while. There wasn’t really that much difference between an Atom chip from 2009 and one from 2011 in terms of performance. Things changed with the introduction of Intel’s Bay Trail architecture in 2013. Low-cost notebooks and tablets […]

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Asus MeMO Pad 8 Android tablet launches in Japan

The Asus MeMO Pad 8 is a tablet with an 8 inch display, Android 4.4 software, and an Intel Atom Z3580 processor, making it one of the first tablets to launch with an Intel “Moorefield” processor. Moorefield processors are based on the same architecture as Intel’s Merrifield chips, but they offer higher clock speeds, better graphics […]

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This is Intel’s new line of Bay Trail chips for tablets, notebooks

Intel’s Atom Z3600 and Z3700 chips are low-power processors designed for tablets, notebooks, and other low-power devices. During development, these chips were known by the code-name “Bay Trail,” and now that they’re available in actual devices, Intel calls them Atom chips. But unlike earlier generations of Intel Atom processors, these new chips feature Intel Ivy […]

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Intel’s first chips for wearable will be Atom, not Quark

Intel introduced a new family of tiny, low-power chips aimed at wearable devices and other pieces of the “internet of things” in September, 2013. But apparently the Intel Quark system-on-a-chip and Edison platform for wearable devices isn’t quite ready to go, so Intel has announced its expanding its wearable platform to include Intel Atom chips. […]

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Intel is launching at least 9 new Bay Trail-T chips for tablets

Intel’s Bay Trail-T processors are energy-efficient chips for tablets which offer long battery life, decent performance, and support for Windows and Android software. Most Windows tablets with 10 inch or smaller screens already have Bay Trail-T processors, and a handful of Android tablets with Bay Trail chips are on the way. Now CPU World reports […]

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More Android tablets with Bay Trail chips on the way

Intel’s “Bay Trail” chips are low-cost, low-power processors designed for tablets, notebooks, and desktops. Since the first Bay Trail chips launched in late 2013 they’ve shown up in a number of inexpensive Windows tablets and notebooks such as the Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet and Gateway LT41P notebook. But Intel is also taking aim at […]

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Product roadmap: New Intel Bay Trail chips for tablets on the way

Intel currently offers a handful of Bay Trail chips aimed at tablets, including the Atom Z3770, Z3740, and Z3740D. These chips are used in tablets including the Asus Transformer Book T100, Dell Venue 8 Pro, Acer Iconia W4, and others. Soon Intel could have a few new low-power Atom chips aimed at tablets with 8 […]

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Android tablets with Intel Bay Trail chips coming in Q2, 2014

PC makers launched the first Windows tablets and notebooks powered by Intel Bay Trail processors in late 2013. Next up, according to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, are Android tablets with Bay Trail chips. He says we should start to see those in the second quarter of 2014 — although at least one device maker has already introduced […]