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  • Intel's Z3000 Bay Trail chips promise better CPU and GPU performance in tablets for lower price
    Tablets

    Intel's Z3000 Bay Trail chips promise better CPU and GPU performance in tablets for lower price

    By 11 September 2013

    Intel has launched its first Silvermont processors, and they're called the Atom Z3000 "Bay Trail" series. The important thing about these chips is that Intel promises twice the CPU performance and three-times the GPU performance. Bay Trail is the codename...

  • Acer and Intel unveil Liquid C1 smartphone headed for South East Asia
    Phones

    Acer and Intel unveil Liquid C1 smartphone headed for South East Asia

    By 31 January 2013

    Intel and Acer have joined hands to unveil the Liquid C1. The low-cost smartphone is headed to South East Asia to offer mobile phone access to more people through Intel's Lexington chip program.  The Lexington chip, unveiled at CES 2013, is low-cost...

  • Intel announces low cost, powerful phone for developing countries
    Phones

    Intel announces low cost, powerful phone for developing countries

    By 8 January 2013

    Why should the developed world have all the good phones, asks Intel. Well, perhaps it didn't, but with its new range of low-cost handsets, it is targeting those in the developing world with phones that offer a full Android experience, but without the...

  • Android heading to an Intel smartphone near you
    Phones

    Android heading to an Intel smartphone near you

    By 13 September 2011

    Intel and Google have announced that they are working towards optimising future versions of Android for Intel’s Atom processors. The move means that Android will natively support Intel technology, opening the door for Intel to fuel smartphones of the...

  • Next gen Intel Atom netbooks to hit shops
    Laptops

    Next gen Intel Atom netbooks to hit shops

    By 23 August 2010

    Intel has announced that the latest generation of its netbook friendly CPU, the Atom N550, which is a dual core system, is about to hit the shops inside a number of netbooks. The N550 has DDR3 memory support but you should still reap the benefits of extended...

  • Nokia Booklet 3G announced
    Laptops

    Nokia Booklet 3G announced

    By 24 August 2009

    As has been rumoured, Nokia has now officially announced its entry into the netbook market with the launch of the Windows-based Nokia "Booklet 3G". The phone manufacturer states that its 10-inch Booklet offers a full-function PC inside an ultra-portable...

  • Intel reveals deets of new chip
    Online

    Intel reveals deets of new chip

    By 5 August 2008

    Intel's new chip will first appear in new products in late 2009 or early 2010. The chipmaker has revealed details of a new chip, that is hoped will drive its move towards providing the innards of dedicated gaming machines. According to the blueprints,...

  • Intel unveils five Atom chips
    Laptops

    Intel unveils five Atom chips

    By 2 April 2008

    It was exactly a month ago that Intel unveiled its new Atom chip line. But journos have had a first glance at five new Atom chips at the Intel Developer Forum conference in Shanghai. The chips are designed for portable gadgets that can access the Internet,...