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Ramos W32 tablet features Intel Medfield CPU, Android 4.0 software

Chinese tablet maker Ramos is preparing to launch one of the first Android tablets featuring an Intel Atom Z2460 Medfield processor. That’s a 1.6 GHz x86 processor with PowerVR SGX540 graphics, which so far we’ve only seen in smartphones, not tablets. PandaWill is taking pre-orders for the Ramos W32 for $288 and expects it to […]

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Intel’s Red Ridge Android tablet prototype hits the FCC

Intel’s Medfield processors are low power x86 chips designed for smartphones like the Motorola RAZR i and Xolo X900. But you know what else smartphone chips are good for? Tablets. The company has been working on a design for a tablet sporting a Medfield chip for at least a year, and as Engadget noticed, it […]

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Motorola, Intel introduce the RAZR i smartphone with 2 GHz Atom CPU

Motorola and Intel have announced the first smartphone powered by a 2 GHz Intel Atom processor. The Motorola RAZR i features a 4.3 inch display, an 8MP camera, and Android 4.0 operating system. The phone looks almost identical to the Motorola Droid RAZR M. Both phones have a 540 x 960 pixel Super AMOLED display […]

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Linux kernel 3.4 brings support for latest AMD, NVIDIA graphics

Linux founder Linus Torvalds has released version 3.4 of the Linux kernel. While a lot of the updates are changes under the hood that most users won’t notice, there are a few welcome features for folks thinking about picking up a shiny new computer (or graphics card) this year. Linux kernel 3.4 adds support for […]

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Xolo X900 reviewed: Intel finally delivers a chip appropriate for smartphones

The Lava Xolo X900 is the first smartphone to ship with an Intel Atom processor. The Xolo X900 is available in India for about $420, and the Android handset features a low power 1.3 GHz Intel Atom Z2460 system-on-a-chip. The phone is based on an Intel reference design, and upcoming phones from Orange and Lenovo […]

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First Intel-powered smartphone launches next week (in India)

The Lava International XOLO X900 will be the first smartphone powered by an Intel Atom processor. It goes on sale in India for about $423, starting April 23rd. The XOLO X900 features a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2460 low power processors with support for 1080p HD video recording and playback. The phone runs Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread at […]

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Intel pushes Atom chip for Android devices

Intel is pushing its low power Atom processor line for Android-powered devices at the Intel Developer Forum in Beijing this week. The company delivered a presentation called “Developing and Optimizing Android for Intel Atom Processor-based Mobile Devices.” There aren’t a lot of surprises in the presentation, but Intel has been working with Google to optimize […]

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Intel StoryBook tablet to join the Classmate PC in the classroom?

For the past few years Intel has been pushing it Classmate PC netbook platform for schools. In fact, several million students around the world are now using netbooks based on Intel’s reference design. Now, according to DigiTimes, Intel could be preparing to do the same thing with tablets. Update: According to an Intel spokesperson, the […]

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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 […]