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Intel reveals Windows 8 tablet specs

Intel reveals Windows 8 tablet specs

During the IDF conference in Beijing, Intel let loose on its checklist of spec requirements for upcoming Windows 8 tablets. The company plans to initially support two basic tablet form factors, one being a 10-inch slab, while the other an 11-inch hybrid with a physical keyboard in tow. The tablets will be running on Intel's Clover Trail Atom Z2760 chips.

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Intel: 75 new Ultrabooks in 2012 plus 10 Atom tablets

Intel: 75 new Ultrabooks in 2012 plus 10 Atom tablets

Over 75 new ultrabooks are expected in 2012 along, Intel has confirmed, along with ten OEMs designing tablets based on the latest Atom processors, as the company pushes ahead with its MacBook Air and iPad rivalry. Key to Intel's IDF Beijing 2012 conference is power consumption - or, more accurately, how it's dropping - with chips for phones, tablets and notebooks all expected to slash their energy additions and boost both runtime and standby. Meanwhile, there are significant graphics improvements also on the cards.

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Temple Run for Android to be announced via Facebook

Temple Run for Android to be announced via Facebook

The game known as Temple Run is only 6 months old and is already one of the most downloaded games in the history of iOS* - and it's time for the Android version. Believe it or not, one of the top search terms in our system right this minute is none other than "Temple Run Android", so we've decided to do a bit more digging than we normally would for a game release. What's turned up is a promise by the folks responsible for the Temple Run game, developers from Imangi Studios, that the release date will be dropped nowhere else but their own Facebook Group.

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Intel to aid smaller companies to increase Ultrabook production

Intel to aid smaller companies to increase Ultrabook production

Intel is aiming to bridge the gap between manufacturers and smaller brands, in an effort to build more ultrabooks. The manufacturers Intel is targeting include Pegatron, Compal, Quanta. Since bigger brands - Dell, Acer, and Asus, have already dabbled in the manufacturing of ultrabooks, Intel will focus on bridging the gap between brands such as Viewsonic, Motion Computing, and Epson.

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Fusion Garage Grid 10 drops TabCo disguise: 10-inch custom slate

Fusion Garage Grid 10 drops TabCo disguise: 10-inch custom slate

TabCo has come clean, and as expected the "brand behind the brand" is Fusion Garage. The CEO behind the underwhelming JooJoo, Chandra Rathakrishnan, is back with his team's second attempt at a tablet, along with the confession that "our initial [JooJoo] hype did not meet the performance of the product." Grid 10 is the slate he believes will change all that, based on the Android kernel but with "a stunning" interface on top.

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Qualcomm buys GestureTek gesture-recognition tech for Snapdragon

Qualcomm buys GestureTek gesture-recognition tech for Snapdragon

Qualcomm has acquired a bundle of gesture recognition technologies from developer GestureTek, promising to integrate the systems into current and future Snapdragon chipsets. While the exact technologies in question are not specified - Qualcomm only says "certain intellectual property assets related to gesture recognition, as well as key engineering resources" - the systems are likely to allow for motion-based control of future smartphones, tablets and home entertainment devices, similar to what Microsoft's Kinect offers on the Xbox 360.

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Sony S1 and S2 Android Tablets Hands-On Photo Collection Expanded [Videos Too!]

Sony S1 and S2 Android Tablets Hands-On Photo Collection Expanded [Videos Too!]

We've had more than one look at these magical mystical tablets, one of them a bit fat 9.4-inch Android tablet, the other being a dual 5.5-inch fold-out tablet, also Android based. Both of these devices will be rolling out with Android 3.x (more than likely Android 3.1) Honeycomb and will be connecting over either 3G, 4G, or both, again more than likely. The first tablet is what may be considered at the moment to be a more traditional look at a tablet being 4:3, one piece and ready to roll out with Honeycomb, while the other is a folder-type tablet whose screen spreads out across two displays in a form factor not yet often seen in top-tier Android devices.

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