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Intel shows Atom Pine Trail chip, unveils Atom developer program and app store

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco today, Intel launched a new Intel Atom Developer Program. In other words, the company is trying to attract third party developers to write applications designed for use on netbooks and other devices that use the Intel Atom processor. Eventually Intel will launch an Atom App Store similar […]

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MSI confirms plans for touchscreen netbook with Pine Trail CPU

Last week there was a rumor going around that MSI planned to launch a netbook with a convertible touchscreen display and a processor based on Intel’s upcoming Pine Trail-M platform. Today Gizmodo’s Joanna Stern (if the name sounds familiar, it’s because she used to be Laptop Magazine’s “netbook diva”) has received confirmation from MSI. And […]

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Rumor: MSI to launch Pine Trail-M netbook in December

It’s no secret that Intel is on track to launch its next generation Intel Atom processors later this year. What’s a bit less clear is exactly when we’ll start to see these chips show up in netbooks and other products. Because word on the street is that while the new chips will be more energy […]

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Next-gen Atom chips will be cooler, offer better graphics

More details are emerging about Intel’s next-generation Atom processors, codenamed Pineview. Fudzilla has a series of reports on the upcoming Atom chips. First, the site reports that both the new chips will dissipate heat better than today’s Atom chips, which will allow nettop computers using the new Atom processors to be passively cooled. In other […]

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Intel to launch Atom N450 “Pine Trail” around October

Intel’s next generation Atom processor will be out in October at the earliest, according to DigTimes. The site attributes this time frame to “industry sources,” but DigiTimes has a pretty good track record of finding honest to goodness industry sources that know what they’re talking about, so there’s a decent chance this is real. According […]