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Hands-on with the MSI S12T, MSI W20 AMD-powered laptop, tablet (video)

Back in 2008, MSI was a major player in the birth of the netbook space. These days the company is still making notebooks, but most folks who are familiar with MSI probably know them for their motherboards, graphics cards, and other high-end PCs. But the company is making another play at the low-cost portable computer […]

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AMD introduces A4-1350 quad-core chip for tablets, notebooks

Intel isn’t the only company introducing new low-power chips for tablets this week. Rival AMD launched its 2013 processor lineup earlier this year, including several low-power chips. Now the company is adding a new processor to the lineup. The AMD Elite Quad-Core A4-1350 is aimed at tablets, touchscreen notebooks, and hybrid devices. It’s expected to […]

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Quanta’s 11.6 inch tablet prototype powered by AMD Temash CPU (video)

Taiwanese equipment maker Quanta is showing off a new tablet prototype featuring an AMD A4-1200 processor. That’s AMD’s new low-power “Temash” chip aimed at low-cost tablets. Quanta doesn’t sell devices under its own brand name, but it’s one of the biggest manufacturers of notebooks and other devices sold by big name companies. The prototype tablet […]

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Gigabyte introduces S10A tablet with AMD Temash CPU

Gigabyte is introducing its first tablet featuring an AMD processor. The upcoming Gigabyte S10A is a Windows 8 tablet powered by an AMD A4-1200 “Temash” processor. That’s a low-power chip designed for tablets and other mobile devices. It’s a 1 GHz dual-core processor with AMD Radeon HD 8180 graphics and a TDP of 3.9 watts. […]

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AMD launches next-gen chips aimed at tablets, notebooks, and hybrids

AMD is launching three new families of processors, which the company thinks fill a gap in the market. The new Temash, Kabini, and Richland chips are largely aimed at tablets, hybrids, and ultrathin notebooks and performance notebooks respectively. It’s not like market leader Intel doesn’t already have those areas covered, but AMD thinks its new […]

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Acer Aspire V5 11.6 inch notebook with AMD Temash chip tested

Acer’s Aspire V5-122 notebook is one of the first laptops to ship with an AMD Temash low-power processor. Specifically, it features a 1 GHz AMD A6-1450 quad-core processor with a TDP of about 6 to 8 watts. The notebook weighs about 3.3 pounds, has an 11.6 inch display, and it’s expected to sell for around […]

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Acer introduces 11.6 inch touchscreen notebook with AMD Temash chip

Acer is introducing a new notebook with a small screen and a relatively low price. The Acer Aspire V5-122 is a Windows 8 notebook with an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display and an AMD Temash processor. It’s expected to have a starting price of $450, which makes it one of the most affordable […]

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AMD Turbo Dock for hybrid tablets offers best of laptop, tablet performance

Hybrid tablets blur the line between a tablet and a notebook by allowing you to attach a keyboard dock and use a tablet like a laptop computer. But AMD thinks there’s a bigger difference between a tablet and a notebook than a keyboard. The company is introducing a new system called AMD Turbo Dock which […]

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AMD Temash, Kabini low power chips coming in the first half of 2013

AMD has been a bit player, at best, in the tablet space up until now. But this year the company plans to  launch new low power chips designed for tablets and ultrathin laptops. The upcoming Temash chip is a low power chip aimed at Windows 8 tablets which AMD says offers twice the graphics power of the […]