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Intel’s mystery Tablet: reworked clinical assistant or new Classmate?

Intel’s mystery Tablet: reworked clinical assistant or new Classmate?

Are Intel dusting off their Mobile Clinical Assistant concept and attempting to give it 10cc's of today's ultramobile gloss?  That's certainly what it looks like going by today's IDF keynote; Dadi Perlmutter, executive vice president and general manager of the Intel Mobility Group, closed the show by throwing up this slide and promising details on Wednesday.

Intel StoryBook tablet tipped for sub-$299 Medfield

Intel StoryBook tablet tipped for sub-$299 Medfield

Intel is pushing a so-called StoryBook tablet PC reference design for developing markets, insiders at manufacturers claim, pairing Intel's own Medfield processors with dual-OS and a 10-inch touchscreen. The new slate is primarily aimed at markets like China and Brazil, the arch rumor-mongers at DigiTimes claim, but Intel is reportedly also considering a general commercial push with a target sticker-price of sub-$299.

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Lenovo unveils smarter, more rugged Classmate+ laptops

Lenovo unveils smarter, more rugged Classmate+ laptops

Lenovo announced its second-generation Classmate+ laptops that are designed for use in classrooms. They come in both traditional clamshell and convertible laptop form factors based on the Intel Learning Series reference designs. The new models are smarter and more rugged with several improvements including greater spill resistance and extended battery life.

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HP Mini Classmate PC Breaks Cover at Computex

HP Mini Classmate PC Breaks Cover at Computex

Are you one of the many just getting out of school? Or, perhaps you've been out of school for years, but you still wait patiently for all those back-to-school specials for other reasons. It's a great time for deals, surely, but it's also a great time to see what companies are working on for their appropriate markets. For example, we've got here the HP Mini Classmate PC, which, as far as we can tell, looks crafted as much as possible to be for the kids out there in need of a laptop.

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CTL 2go Convertible Classmate PC reviewed: Steal it from your kids

CTL 2go Convertible Classmate PC reviewed: Steal it from your kids

The CTL 2go Convertible Classmate PC (aka Intel Convertible Classmate PC) had its official launch at CES 2009, and many had high-hopes for the touchscreen netbook.  Much of that was down to its already infamous touch-usability, and that's certainly won praise in Laptop Mag's review.  Sitting on top of Windows XP is a quick-launcher CTL call "Blue Dolphin", offering finger-friendly instant access to apps and settings.  As previews suggested, it's one of the most successful launcher implementations on a netbook-style device, and should, according to reviewer Joanna Stern, find favor with adults and children alike.

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Intel’s attempt to poach Peruvian OLPC sales prompted split

Intel’s attempt to poach Peruvian OLPC sales prompted split

The surprise pull-out of Intel from the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project might have been down to an Intel saleswoman's aggressive marketing tactics with an Peruvian education minister, attempting to dissuade the official from ordering thousands of OLPC XO1 units in favour of the chip-manufacturer's own Classmate PC.

 

Intel pull plug on their OLPC support

Intel pull plug on their OLPC support

The main challenge for the OLPC team was meant to be finding enough orders for their developing-nation laptops, but ructions between them and their hardware partners may be an even bigger struggle.  Intel, who have both sat on the OLPC board and were possibly set to provide the processor for the PC, have resigned their position and withdrawn all technical and financial support after OLPC asked them to cease promoting rival low-cost laptops.

"OLPC had asked Intel to end our support for non-OLPC platforms, including the Classmate PC, and to focus on the OLPC platform exclusively.  At the end of the day, we decided we couldn't accommodate that request" Chuck Molly, Intel Spokesman

Hacao Classmate PC lands in Vietnam

Hacao Classmate PC lands in Vietnam

With a 7” screen, its own version of Linux, 1GB of flash storage, a 900MHz processor and 256MB of RAM it has landed in Vietnam for the low, low price of $250, if you are a student. The screen has an 800x480 resolution and the system has a 400MHz bus, I also left out the 802.11b/g WiFi that is stuffed in there somewhere.

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