Intel announces 5th-generation ‘Broadwell’ processors

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Intel has officially announced its new 5th generation Intel Core processor family. The latest range of silicon’s are designed on 14 nm architecture and is expected to deliver improve system and graphics performance, natural and immersive user experiences and also enable longer battery life as compared previous generations. Continue reading “Intel announces 5th-generation ‘Broadwell’ processors”

Metis Eddy G70 Kids tablet Unboxing

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Metis Learning launched Eddy G70, an Android-based learning tablet for kids in partnership with Intel for Rs. 9999. This is the successor of last year’s Eddy. The new tablet is based on Android 4.2.2 with an overlay of the proprietary Athena OS and has over 160 of the learning apps for Kids. Check out the unboxing below. Continue reading “Metis Eddy G70 Kids tablet Unboxing”

Notion Ink’s Cain 2-in-1 Intel powered 10 inch PC announced for Rs 19,900

Notion Ink has announced a 2-in-1 Windows based affordable laptop for Rs 19,900. The Bangalore based company has teamed up exclusively with e-tailer Snapdeal to launch the Cain 2-in-1 in India.

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Intel teams up with Unity to expand Android support for x86 devices

Intel has announced a strategic collaboration with Unity Technologies to extend Android support for Intel devices. Unity will add Android support for Intel’s current and future x86 chips. Both Unity 4 and 5 will be updated to include support for Intel Core and Intel Atom-based mobile processors.

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Intel unveils ultra-thin Llama Mountain prototype tablet cum laptop

Intel showcased world’s first 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design at the ongoing Computex 2014 in Taipei. Dubbed as Llama Mountain, the tablet is based on the company’s upcoming Broadwell processor and is runs on Windows 8.1.

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Intel joins hands with Rockchip to develop low-cost chips for Android tablets

In a bid to boost sales of low-end Android tablets, Intel has teamed up with Chinese mobile chipmaker Rockchip. Under the agreement, the chipmakers signed an agreement to jointly offer a quad-core processor and integrated modem called SoFIA, which will be available in the first half of 2015, said Intel in an official release.

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Intel scoops up digital personal assistant technology from Ginger Software

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Intel has acquired selected assets from Ginger Software, a digital personal assistant. The exact amount of the deal is not disclosed but according to TechCrunch it is up to $30M. Continue reading “Intel scoops up digital personal assistant technology from Ginger Software”

Intel unveils Z3480 64-bit Atom processor for smartphones and tablets

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Intel has unveiled the company’s latest 64-bit Intel Atom Processor Z3480 (formerly Merrifield) for smartphones and tablets and has also detailed their 64-bit 2.3GHz quad-core Atom Z3580 processor for Android devices, code-namedMoorefield. The Intel Z3480 is a dual-core chip based on 22nm process technology. The Atom Z3480 has PowerVR G6400 GPU and is optimized for  Intel XMM 7160 LTE Modem. Continue reading “Intel unveils Z3480 64-bit Atom processor for smartphones and tablets”

Intel’s roadmap suggests new smartphone and tablet chips coming during MWC 2014

Intel is the company everybody knew because of processors that still power the everyday PCs and laptops. But the sales of PCs and laptops has been outdone by the sales of smartphones and tablets. People are moving on and portable devices are the new thing. Intel has been producing chips for the smartphones and tablets, but it hasn’t earned much of a consideration from the manufacturers who seem to be more than content with ARM based SoCs. Intel has to fight hard to survive this battle and looks like they are having another go at the smartphone and tablet market in the upcoming MWC 2014.

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Intel introduces Android-based Education Tablet with 10.1-inch HD display, Atom Z2520 processor

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Intel has introduced its first Android-based Education Tablet reference design aimed at students and schools. The tablet has Education materials for students, and tools for teachers to manage e-learning classrooms. It is a part of Intel Education Solutions which has Intel Education Software that includes tools for 21st century learning, communication, collaboration, problem solving, critical thinking and literary skills. This tablet is rugged, which can withstand 70 cm drop, has IP52 rating for dust and water resistance. Continue reading “Intel introduces Android-based Education Tablet with 10.1-inch HD display, Atom Z2520 processor”

Intel Edison, a 22nm ultra-small computer based on Quark tech announced

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Intel has unveiled Edison, the company’s new Quark technology-based computer in an SD card form factor at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.  It also has built-in wireless support and is based on 22nm dual-core Intel Quark technology for ultra-small and low power-sensitive smart consumer products and wearable computing. Intel already showed-off its first Quark SoC last year aimed at wearable tech. Continue reading “Intel Edison, a 22nm ultra-small computer based on Quark tech announced”