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Images and video show Intel's Obsidian UI for Tizen

Images and video show Intel's Obsidian UI for Tizen

12 March, 2014 | comments (18)

Tizen gets mentioned mostly in association with Samsung indeed the company has the only retail-ready devices but Intel is the other big player. It turns out that the chipmaker has a reference device, codenamed Josephine, and its own UI, called...

Tags: Intel, Tizen


Intel's holdout against making ARM chips comes to an end

Intel's holdout against making ARM chips comes to an end

30 October, 2013 | comments (82)

Unable to break through with its own mobile Atom chipset, it seems that Intel finally raised the white flag and has decided to begin manufacturing 64-bit ARM chips of its own. The ARM architecture's supremacy in the mobile market has been a...

Tags: Intel, Apple, Samsung


Official Intel statement denies Tizen's death rumors

Official Intel statement denies Tizen's death rumors

07 July, 2013 | comments (43)

Intel has posted a statement regarding the rumor that the Tizen OS, which is co-developed with Samsung, is dying. The rumor came from Eldar Murtazin, whose prediction record seems to have picked up another miss. Obviously, Intel hasn't been...

Tags: Tizen, Intel, Samsung


Intel introduces new quad-core Atom with built-in LTE

Intel introduces new quad-core Atom with built-in LTE

04 June, 2013 | comments (35)

Intel introduced the first major upgrade to its Atom line of mobile chipsets with the Bay Trail-T SoC, which features a new microarchitecture and Intel's brand new LTE modem. The new microarchitecture is called Silvermont and is built on a 22nm...

Tags: Intel, Atom, Android, Misc


Intel announces dual-core 'Clovertrail+' Atom processors

Intel announces dual-core 'Clovertrail+' Atom processors

25 February, 2013 | comments (29)

Intel has announced a new generation of their Atom processors for smartphones and tablets. Better known by the Clovertrail+ codename, the new range of SoCs promise a notable improvement over the previous generation Medfield and Clovertrail...


Lenovo K900: 5.5

Lenovo K900: 5.5" 1080p screen, 13MP camera and dual-core Atom

09 January, 2013 | comments (64)

Lenovo brought the successor to the K800 to CES - the Lenovo K900 is an Intel-powered, Android-running phablet with a 5.5" 1080p screen. The device is also one of the thinnest in its class with a 6.9mm thick stainless steel and polycarbonate...


Check out Intel's CES 2013 press conference live from here

Check out Intel's CES 2013 press conference live from here

07 January, 2013 | comments (6)

Intel is holding a press conference of its own, where besides the latest ultrabooks powered by the new 3rd generation Core processors, we expect to see what sort of Atom-powered tablets and smartphones await us in 2013. Intel has been mum on...

Tags: Intel, CES 2013


Motorola RAZR i goes on pre-order in UK, costs 345

Motorola RAZR i goes on pre-order in UK, costs 345

18 September, 2012 | comments (20)

The Intel Atom-powered Motorola RAZR i was announced just a few hours ago, but its already gone on pre-order in the UK one of the very few countries to get the phone in early October. The rest of the lucky regions are France, Germany, Brazil,...


Motorola officially announces RAZR i with 2GHz Intel CPU

Motorola officially announces RAZR i with 2GHz Intel CPU

18 September, 2012 | comments (96)

At a dedicated press event in London today, Motorola and Intel officially unveiled the RAZR i powered by an Intel Medfield chipset. The processor powering the Motorola RAZR i is a single-core 2GHz Intel Atom (yes, you read that right, 2GHz!)...


Catch the Motorola and Intel Motoedge event live here

Catch the Motorola and Intel Motoedge event live here

18 September, 2012 | comments (10)

The day has arrived for the Motorola Mobility and Intel joint event where we're expecting to the see new Motorola DROIDs running on Intel mobile processors. The US versions were announced just two weeks ago at the Motorola On Display event in New...


Intel Medfield based Lava Xolo X900 launched in India

Intel Medfield based Lava Xolo X900 launched in India

19 April, 2012 | comments (244)

Yesterday, we talked about the Intel Medfield based phones going on sale today and as expected the Lava Xolo X900 has gone on sale in India. This is the first phone in the world to be on sale running on the Intel Medfield platform. The Xolo...


Intel Atom based smartphones to go on sale starting tomorrow

Intel Atom based smartphones to go on sale starting tomorrow

18 April, 2012 | comments (34)

Intel CEO Paul Otellini announced during a financial earnings call that the company's first Atom based smartphone will go on sale "later this week". This is not really a surprise because the Indian company Lava, with whom Intel partnered to make...


Intel Atom-packing Orange Santa Clara benchmarked

Intel Atom-packing Orange Santa Clara benchmarked

09 March, 2012 | comments (57)

Intel are serious about getting into the mobile phone business with phones like the Orange Santa Clara. The Intel Atom Z2460 chipset however drew some ridicule for its single CPU core. Early benchmarks show, however, that the single (but...

Tags: Intel, Android


Intel to sell Medfield reference design through Orange

Intel to sell Medfield reference design through Orange

27 February, 2012 | comments (8)

After Lenovo and Motorola, Intel has now collaborated with Orange to bring a Medfield-based smartphone to the market. The phone in question, codenamed Santa Clara, has been designed and developed by Intel and is the same reference unit or FFRD (Form...


Intel's Medfield series processor debuts on the Lenovo K800

Intel's Medfield series processor debuts on the Lenovo K800

11 January, 2012 | comments (50)

Intel has been trying to get into the smartphone segment for a long time now but they have finally managed to do it with the Lenovo K800, which will be the first smartphone to hit the market running on Intel's 32nm Medfield platform. The...


Intel unveils Android-running Medfield phone and slate

Intel unveils Android-running Medfield phone and slate

21 December, 2011 | comments (46)

Intel has just revealed its latest smartphone and tablet reference platforms based on its Medfield chipset. The chip maker is dead set on grabbing a piece of the two markets under ARM's nose and obviously won't let the few unsuccessful previous...

Tags: Intel, Android


MeeGo tablet and smartphone leak on pictures

MeeGo tablet and smartphone leak on pictures

3 December, 2010 | comments (142)

Wondering lately about the MeeGo platform and devices? Well it seems there is some movement on the MeeGo front after all. An unknown tablet and a HI/LO Vibrant smartphone running the Nokia/Intel mobile OS showed up on some pictures. The tablet...


MeeGo 1.0 caught on video, up and running on various devices

MeeGo 1.0 caught on video, up and running on various devices

15 April, 2010 | comments (62)

Intel demonstrated MeeGo 1.0 OS in Beijing on four kinds of devices - a netbook, a smartphone, one big TV and a digital coupon machine. The upcoming mobile OS looks and runs smoothly, offering rich functionality and simple UI. The first video...

Tags: Nokia, Intel, MeeGo


MeeGo features explained, Atom CPU gets compatible with Android

MeeGo features explained, Atom CPU gets compatible with Android

14 April, 2010 | comments (43)

We are still several months away from seeing an actual mobile phone running the MeeGo OS, but its features just became a bit less of an enigma. The platform that Nokia and Intel jointly developed will come with the Fennec browser with full Flash...

Tags: Nokia, Intel, MeeGo, Rumors


Nokia and Intel combine Maemo and Moblin into MeeGo

Nokia and Intel combine Maemo and Moblin into MeeGo

15 February, 2010 | comments (52)

Now, how about that - Nokia and Intel shook hands to merge their mobile Linux projects into one. And along came MeeGo. The silly name aside, MeeGo is the blend of Nokia's Maemo, used on the Nokia N900 and a few others, and Intel's Moblin, which...