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Intel smartphone and tablet chip roadmap leaks: Bay Trail-T the star for Android

Intel smartphone and tablet chip roadmap leaks: Bay Trail-T the star for Android

It would appear that the folks at Intel are not giving up - by any means - on their ventures into the smartphone and tablet universe as a roadmap of processor architecture leaks today. This selection of next-generation hardware will be used in Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Android 4.2 devices, leaving Windows RT in the dust (not that Intel was all that excited about the platform in the first place, as it were). It all begins with a suggestion from Digitimes, Taiwan-based newspaper sources speaking up on two new tablet platforms Cherry Trail and Willow Trail, both of which will come in with 14nm processes.

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Intel CTO Justin Rattner resigning with temporary leave, will return “at a later date”

Intel CTO Justin Rattner resigning with temporary leave, will return “at a later date”

Intel has announced that its Chief Technology Officer, Justin Rattner, will be resigning from his role as the company's CTO. His stepping down is to meet a corporate bylaw in Intel which states that a corporate officer is not allowed to serve after the age of 65. The resignation has taken place immediately, with Rattner leaving Intel temporarily for personal reasons.

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Google rolls out Play Store update and app data sync

Google rolls out Play Store update and app data sync

Google's I/O event might not start until tomorrow, but a few goodies have already made their way to the surface tonight, including an updated Google Play Store that is rolling out to users now. With the update comes a handful of changes that were both needed and a long time coming, and that aside there are a bunch of features added to the Google Play Services framework. We've got a rundown after the jump, as well as download links.

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Intel begins shipping its next-gen Haswell chip

Intel begins shipping its next-gen Haswell chip

Intel is reportedly shipping its next-gen Haswell chips out to PC manufacturers now. The Haswell chip will be powering ultrabooks as well as hybrid laptops that are part laptop part tablet. Ultrabooks running the Haswell chip will see a major boost over ultrabooks utilizing Intel's current Ivy-Bridge offering. The Haswell chip is expected to roll out around June, around the same time Windows Blue is expected to show its face.

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Google UK chief blames LG for “scarce” Nexus 4

Google UK chief blames LG for “scarce” Nexus 4

Google's UK and Ireland chief has apologized for the Nexus 4 supply debacle, describing the paucity of stock as "unacceptable" and blaming LG for "scarce" supplies that have left many buyers waiting weeks for their phone. Dan Cobley, managing director of Google UK & Ireland, used Google+ to address critics, claiming the company expects to push out a fresh batch of handsets this week to satisfy UK/Ireland "pre-Christmas" delivery promises.

 

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Facebook pushes employees to Android devices to make a better app

Facebook pushes employees to Android devices to make a better app

Social network Facebook has primarily handed out iPhones to its employees for a long time. Presumably, since more Facebook workers use the iPhone this is one of the reasons why the iPhone Facebook application seems to work better than the Android app. Any Android user has probably had issues and disappointment with the Facebook application for the Google operating system on a few occasions.

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Panasonic Toughbook 19 gets Ivy Bridge boost

Panasonic Toughbook 19 gets Ivy Bridge boost

If you were thinking of getting a Panasonic notebook with the ability to beat the elements in a high-powered next-generation build, now's you're opportunity. The Toughbook 19 has been updated by Panasonic with Ivy Bridge processors and Intel Turbo Boost Technology this week, bringing the machine up to the current wave of future-ready PCs. This notebook will be ready to work with you anywhere, be it in the line of fire in the military or right down deep and dirty in your law enforcement job.

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