07/18/2013, Rumor has it that Intel is internally pondering over whether it should finally eliminate the Atom brand name. The reason behind this move is said to be the impression of low-end products that Atom brand gives in the market. The report comes from Taiwanese publication Digitimes, which cites sources from the upstream supply chain. Intel has not officially commented on this rumor. According to the report, Intel is likely to […]
01/11/2012, [CES 2012] Today at CES, Intel launched the latest versions of its classmate PCs. The new classmate PCs, designed for school children around the world to help make learning easier, more fun and effective; have been given upgrades to the latest version of Intel’s Atom processor (Cedar Trail) which help extend the battery life of the computers to nearly 10 hours. Other new features include: multi-touch capabilities, a premium writing […]
10/28/2011, JEHE, a Chinese company, has announced their latest offering, extending their Giada series of nettops through the introduction of the F100 mini PC. For those who use their computers mainly for surfing the web, word processing and playing songs, this is the target market that JEHE is aiming for with the F100, although at this point in time there is no word on how much it will cost.
10/10/2011, For those in the market for a netbook, Evolio, a Romanian tablet and GPS maker, has recently outed the Evolio U9, a device which they claim to be the “world’s lightest” notebook with a weight of a mere 980g. However based on its specs, we’re inclined to refer to it more as a netbook rather than a notebook and here’s why.
09/14/2011, At its Intel Developer Forum, the chip giant has announced that it would bring wireless displays to its Medfield next-generation of low-power processors. Medfield is the code name for the future Atom processor. Atom has been used in Netbooks and Tablet computers running Windows, and Intel has announced that Android phones will use Atom in 2012.
09/12/2011, Intel might have temporarily stopped all development on their MeeGo platform, but that does not mean they are no longer interested in the mobile marketplace. No sir, in fact, the smartphone market might just heat up in the future if Intel has their way with their E6XX range of Atom processors which are said to be able to support Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Yes sir, does this mean we will be […]
04/12/2011, The folks over at netbooknews.com attended IDF Beijing 2011 and managed to catch some MeeGo tablets on display, and spotted a MeeGo tablet with an interesting user experience (UX) layer. They recorded some video footage of it in action and it looks pretty sweet. The tablet itself is not too bad itself, with a 1.5GHz Z670 Oaktrail processor, 1GB of RAM, a 10.1″ display and a thickness of only 10mm. […]
04/11/2011, Atom Z670 - Intel has just officially launched its Atom Z670 processor (aka Oak Trail) designed for mobile devices (Tablets, Netbooks) and embedded applications
01/28/2011, According to some reports, Microsoft is pushing Intel into developing 16-core Atom chips for their server farms. Microsoft’s data servers are currently powered by Intel Xeon server-class chips. While the Xeon processors are fast enough to power their servers, they consume a lot of power and generate a lot of heat and these problems are a real headache when you have tens of thousands of servers. A 16-core Atom chip […]
12/13/2010, The GIADA N20 nettop is now available in more markets, expanding the nettop’s availability outside of China. The nettop PC utilizes an Intel Atom CPU with dual processing cores with 2 GB RAM, an NVIDIA ION GPU that supports full 1080p HD video playback, 320 GB HDD, multi-card reader, Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi n, Bluetooth, and HDMI output. The Windows 7 Home Premium nettop is priced at $449 and will be […]
12/08/2010, Intel chief Paul Otellini recently made known that smartphones which will be powered by their own Atom processors will not debut until next year. Before you jump on your seat and say, “Hey, isn’t 2011 just three weeks away?”, bear in mind that the timeframe given is the second half of next year, so everyone else might just have to wait until one more year in a worse case scenario. […]
12/02/2010, In addition to the MeeGo tablet sighting at the Intel event in Russia, a MeeGo-based smartphone was also spotted made by a company called Hi/Lo Vibrant. The MeeGo phone runs on Intel’s Atom processor, and not a lot of details are known about the device other than that it has a front-facing camera and a rear 5-megapixel camera.
11/30/2010, If you’re too lazy to install Linux on a small form factor (SFF) computer, you might want to pay the folks at Linutop to do so. The Linutop 3 is powered by a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor and runs the Linutop Linux-based operating system, offering you the usual goodies such as OpenOffice, Firefox and VLC. It’s small enough to be unobtrusive on your desk and will set you back EUR340 […]
10/21/2010, HP has just made its Slate 500 slate available. It is a product designed for business and its main objective is to bring the Slate (call it a tablet if you want) form factor to the Windows market. Businesses do run Windows software and often, employees in the field carry laptops that could be replaced by lighter slates/tablets. HP Believes that the Slate 500 will improve the productivity and working […]