Intel-powered “Red Ridge” tablet spotted in FCC filing

Intel has expressed interest in entering the mobile industry with its Medfield chips. So far there have been two Intel-powered devices released, both of which are smartphones, but could we be seeing an Intel-powered Android tablet? Perhaps we will, thanks to an FCC filing which revealed an Intel-powered Android device with its codename, Red Ridge. It is unclear that the moment who will be building this tablet, and what its […]


Chrome for Android makes its way onto Intel x86 powered Android devices

While Intel-powered Android devices might not be as widespread as its ARM-powered ones, Intel certainly has been making progress, especially with the launch of the Motorola RAZR i which is basically the Intel version of the RAZR M, sporting a 2GHz single-core processor which Intel has boasted has the potential to beat those of the dual-core variety. Well the good news is that if you were planning on picking up […]


Intel completes successful Android 4.1 Jelly Bean port

Android has typically been created for ARM processors, at least until Intel decided to enter the mobile market with their Medfield Atom processors, but that also meant that Intel was limited to Android versions such as Android 2.3 Gingerbread and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. While Android 4.0 is still an acceptable version of Android, we’re sure that many Android users out there would prefer to purchase a phone with […]


Intel reportedly partners with more smartphone makers in India

According to a report on IbnLive, Intel is patterning with another Indian-based smartphone manufacturer to create an Intel-based Android smartphone. The manufacturer is Karbonn Mobile and apparently the two have been working together on this project for a while now. Karbonn Mobile officials claim that they will release the Intel-Android smartphone by the end of 2012.


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Sharp debuts Intel Medfield powered education tablet, will run on either Android or Windows 8

You know how Intel is currently pushing their Medfield chipset onto manufacturers in hopes that they will use them over the ARM design? At the moment Intel’s Medfield platform has made its way into several Android powered handsets, but what about tablets? That future might not be too far off as Sharp has debuted an education tablet prototype that runs on Intel’s Medfield platform which will apparently have no problems […]


Orange UK launches registration page for Intel-based Santa Clara smartphone

Intel announced their plans for mobile phones last year that will be powered by the company’s Medfield chipset. So far it seems that the first Intel-based smartphone has been launched in India as the Lava XOLO X900, but what happened to the Orange Santa Clara that was designated for the UK market? The good news for UK residents is that the carrier Orange has since launched a registration page for […]


Intel Medfield-powered Lava Xolo X900 looking good in benchmark tests

We’ve already conducted a benchmark test on Intel’s Medfield processor in early January this year. So far, based on the AnTuTu (system benchmark) and SunSpider (Javascript execution) tests, the  processor’s overall performance was quite good, compared to other devices including the Galaxy Nexus LTE and the Galaxy Tab 8.9.Since we’ve already tested the chip, we’ve been dying to test it working on an actual device such as the Lovo Xolo […]


Intel open to the possibility of building mobile processors for Apple one day

Intel made its foray into the smartphone market today by launching the XOLO X900 Android smartphone powered by the Intel Medfield processor. While Intel has been known to put out processors for our desktop and laptop computers, we are curious as to see how they will fare in the mobile world, so what do you guys think about the possibility of Intel’s future processors powering Apple’s iOS devices?While we’re still […]


Intel working on Medfield-powered StoryBook tablet? [Rumor]

According to Digitimes, it seems that Intel has a tablet planned with the codename StoryBook. This tablet is apparently the successor to the ClassMate PC and will be targeted at developing markets such as Brazil and China, which means that assuming the information is to be believed, there is a slim chance we could be seeing it arrive stateside. As far as its specs are concerned, the StoryBook tablet PC […]


Orange Santa Clara Smartphone with Intel Hands On

[MWC 2012] After the Intel press conference last night we got a few demos of the new Intel Medfield devices including the newly announced Orange Smartphone codenamed Santa Clara. Intel touts its Medfield platform to provide blazing speed and high fluidity to the user interface, internet browsing, HD video playback and 3D gaming.


Intel announces Lava XOLO X900 Android smartphone for India

[MWC 2012] Earlier today we covered how France and the UK would be receiving an Intel Android smartphone of its own in form of the Orange Santa Clara. Perhaps in an attempt to reach a wider audience by targeting developing markets and kick start their new Intel Medfield SoC, Intel together with Lava, one of India’s fastest growing mobile handset companies, has announced the XOLO X900 for the Indian market, […]


Motorola and Lenovo reportedly confirmed as Intel’s Medfield partners

We know that Intel is coming out with a set of mobile processors of their own dubbed Medfield, and just the other day we reported on what appeared to be a Motorola smartphone with Android 4.0 on board and with Intel’s Medfield platform powering the device, and if you were looking forward to more Intel Medfield powered handsets, you may want to add Lenovo to that list.


Top 10 CES Gadgets

LG and Samsung 55” OLED TV,At CES, both LG and Samsung have committed to commercialize large-size OLED televisions by the end of the year. While no pricing has been announced yet, the rumored price is said to be hovering around $8000. We don’t know how close this is to reality, but it’s fair to assume that most people won’t be able to afford one the first models. Fortunately, OLED TVs […]


Intel Medfield hands-on benchmarks: looking good!

I was curious about the Intel smartphones and tablets performance, so I ran a couple of benchmarks, including Antutu (system benchmark) and SunSpider (Javascript execution). In both instances, the Intel Medfield chip performed very well: in the Javascript test, the Intel reference design tablet steals the show and is the fastest SunSpider system to date. It scores 1128ms, which is even blowing past the Asus Transformer Prime and its Tegra […]