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NFS N-Pad puts Android on Moorestown [Video]

NFS N-Pad puts Android on Moorestown [Video]

The stand-out hardware at IDF 2010 last week was probably Dell's hybrid netbook/tablet, the Inspiron Duo, but that's not to say there weren't other gadgets lurking at the show which were also interesting.  Carrypad spotted the NFS N-Pad, a Moorestown based tablet demonstrated running Android.

Video demo after the cut

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Intel’s 15nm Atom plans previewed

Intel’s 15nm Atom plans previewed

Intel's tiny chip ambitions have been revealed, thanks to a roadmap forecast slide the company prepared for IDF 2010 this past week.  According to the image, Intel are looking ahead to CPUs as small as 15nm; it's unclear from the slide, though, whether the number of processor icons indicate product ranges, number of cores or just general potency.

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Intel demo Aava Z6xx smartphone, slates, gaming handhelds & more [Video]

Intel demo Aava Z6xx smartphone, slates, gaming handhelds & more [Video]

Intel love whipping out low-power ultramobile devices, since they know that they - like the Dell Inspiron DUO - get all the attention at shows like IDF 2010.  On stage today they've had a fair few to play with, too; Aava's smartphone got a brief flaunting, together with a gaming-centric handheld and a few different slates (as well as Neofonie's WeTab).

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Intel Stellarton Atom E600+FPGA promises flexible embedded devices

Intel Stellarton Atom E600+FPGA promises flexible embedded devices

Intel has given a sneak peak of its upcoming Stellarton processor, a so-called configurable Atom chip due to hit the market in the first half of 2011.  Intel Stellarton couples an Atom E600 SoC - the new "Tunnel Creek" range of chips also fresh to IDF 2010 and intended for embedded devices - with an Altera FPGA (field-programmable gate array).

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Dell Inspiron DUO flipping tablet/netbook wows at IDF 2010 [Video]

Dell Inspiron DUO flipping tablet/netbook wows at IDF 2010 [Video]

Dell has surprised here at IDF 2010 by previewing their upcoming Inspiron DUO tablet/netbook hybrid device, with a rotating touchscreen display.  Details on the tablet are in short supply, but Dell did reveal that it runs Windows 7 Premium.  Normally the display is on the outside of the netbook lid, allowing it to be used as a slate, but when the lid is opened the screen rotates inward so as to be visible as a regular notebook.

Updated with video after the cut

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Windows Media Center Embedded gets Acer Smart TV STB demo; Intel CE4200 unveiled

Windows Media Center Embedded gets Acer Smart TV STB demo; Intel CE4200 unveiled

Intel may just have got its Atom CE4100 SoC into the Boxee Box, among other STBs, but they're not resting on their laurels; the company has just announced the new Intel Atom CE4200 SoC, the successor to the CE4100.  Meanwhile Microsoft and Acer have taken to the IFD 2010 stage to show off Windows Media Center Embedded, a combination of the existing Windows Embedded Standard 7 and the software company's existing Media Center variant.

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Intel AppUp store gets SEGA Mega Drive classics, B&N content and more

Intel AppUp store gets SEGA Mega Drive classics, B&N content and more

Intel's AppUp download store has hit "gold" status and gone live, having first started showing up on netbooks back in January.  The silicon manufacturer listed their new partners in AppUp at IDF 2010 today, including the news that SEGA will be porting Mega Drive classics over and that Barnes & Noble will also be adopting the store.

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WeTab MeeGo tablet launch confirmed for Sept 21st [Video]

WeTab MeeGo tablet launch confirmed for Sept 21st [Video]

Neofonie's WeTab has once again cropped up in an Intel presentation, this time at IFD 2010 where the company has confirmed it will go on sale on Tuesday September 21st.  The 11.6-inch slate will run MeeGo 1.0, with a custom UI adapted for finger usability.

Update: Video demo after the cut

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Intel push Smart TV, WiDi tablet and name-check iPad at IDF 2010 [Update: Video!]

Intel push Smart TV, WiDi tablet and name-check iPad at IDF 2010 [Update: Video!]

It's not just new CPUs at IDF 2010; Intel is also making a big deal out of Smart TV products and the spread of internet connectivity, highlighting its involvement in next-gen set top boxes such as Logitech's Revue for Google TV and the recent platform-switcher, D-Link's Boxee Box.  Intel's Atom CPU is unsurprisingly at the core of their drive, with chips like the CE4100 taking center stage.

Update: Video demo of the Intel WiDi tablet, motion-recognition system and more after the cut

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Lanner VES-310 packs Atom N450 onto 5.7 x 4.1 inch board

Lanner VES-310 packs Atom N450 onto 5.7 x 4.1 inch board

Mini-ITX too chubby for you?  Find yourself looking scornfully at ASUS' Eee Box and other nettops, and thinking "I could do better than that"?  Then head on over to Lanner, whose new VES-310 single board computer manages to squeeze a 1.66GHz Atom N450 CPU, twin gigabit ethernet ports, four USB 2.0 ports, SODIMM slot and a CF slot onto a slice just 5.7 x 4.1 inches.

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ViewSonic ViewPad 100 dual-boot Android/Win7 slate hands-on

ViewSonic ViewPad 100 dual-boot Android/Win7 slate hands-on

ViewSonic's second tablet is more of a work-in-progress than the ViewPad 7, with the ViewPad 100 being a 10-inch dual-booting Android/Windows 7 tablet that's still undergoing plenty of finessing. With a 1024 x 600 two-point multitouch capacitive touchscreen, Atom N455 processor and 1GB of DDR3 memory, it makes for a reasonable netbook replacement (as long as you don't mind losing the hardware keyboard) but, thanks to the presence of Android, also doubles as a quick-loading multimedia player and general entertainment slate.

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Samsung SF Series laptops & NF Series netbooks revealed

Samsung SF Series laptops & NF Series netbooks revealed

Samsung has outed a pair of new notebooks, the wavy SF Series and NF Series, each using the Korean company's new, unusual design language.  The Samsung SF Series comes with a choice of Intel Core i3 or Core i5 processors, with three screen options - the 13.3” SF310, 14” SF410 and 15.6” SF 510 - and battery life of up to 7.5hrs with the standard 61Wh battery.

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