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Intel Redhookbay benchmarks surface, show dual-core Merrifield processor

Intel Redhookbay benchmarks surface, show dual-core Merrifield processor

This year, Intel launched its Medfield Atom processor in a big push to enter the smartphone market. The processor was lacking when compared to the competition, however, and a leaked roadmap image appeared soon after showing the processor's successor: the dual-core Merrifield. Now a benchmark has surfaced of Intel's "Redhookbay," which shows it equipped with the new processor.

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Samsung ATIV Smart PC Review

Samsung ATIV Smart PC Review

When a mobile carrier like AT&T picks up a device for sale that's as massive as the Samsung ATIV Smart PC with Windows 8, you've got to wonder who would be heading out to the same location they picked up their smartphone to pick up a PC. In this case it's more of a cross-over situation in which AT&T already carries tablets, and is here easing the public into the idea that they're going to be holding larger PC machines with a half-and-half beast like the Samsung ATIV Smart PC, itself a convertible tablet that can also be a notebook when you pick up the right docking accessory. At the moment we're limited to the tablet bit as the two are sold separately and the lower piece isn't up at AT&T quite yet.

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Intel announces Atom-based storage platform for businesses and consumers

Intel announces Atom-based storage platform for businesses and consumers

There are tons of cloud storage solutions to choose from. Dropbox, Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft all have their own solution, and if you think there are already enough cloud storage solutions to go around, Intel thinks you're wrong. The company is introducing its own cloud storage service with the announcement of Atom-based storage solutions aimed towards both consumers and small businesses.

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Intel Atom Processor Z2760 Clover Trail detailed for Windows 8 tablet glory

Intel Atom Processor Z2760 Clover Trail detailed for Windows 8 tablet glory

The processor formally known as Clover Trail has been re-introduced this week at an event showing off its greatness in a collection of Windows 8 hero machines. This is the Intel Atom Processor Z2760, made to run Windows 8 tablets and tablet convertables. Here you've got optimization for both the new Windows 8 touch-friendly interface and the classic Windows desktop mode along with "fast and responsive performance" in a variety of machines that are, in this showing, lightweight, sleek, and overall rather tiny.

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First-gen HP Project Moonshot bypasses ARM for Intel

First-gen HP Project Moonshot bypasses ARM for Intel

If you recall, HP’s Project Moonshot was an attempt ot create an ultra low-power server using ARM’s Calxeda, allowing the company to pack a large number of servers into a single rack unit. Now it looks like HP has decided to move in a different direction, announcing that it will be initially using Intel’s “Centerton” Atom chips instead. HP say they went with Atom due to the 64-bit support, hardware virtualization, low power requirements, and a broader software ecosystem.

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AMD “Desna” Chips For Tablets? Roadmap Leaked

AMD “Desna” Chips For Tablets? Roadmap Leaked

Early last month we talked about AMD possibly heading into the tablet market, with announcements brewing up as Computex 2011 approaches. Well, it looks to be the case now that a massive multi-page company roadmap for AMD has been leaked. Currently, the company has its C-30 and C-50 chips aimed at the notebooks market that includes an iterated AMD Radeon graphics core capable of handling 3D graphics acceleration and 1080p video playback.

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The Atom Z670, Intel’s Answer To Tegra 2

The Atom Z670, Intel’s Answer To Tegra 2

This is big, Intel finally dropped a system on a chip on us. Today, they announced the official release of their new Atom Z670 CPU codenamed "Oak Trail." It's a 45nm chip with graphics and memory control on the same die. That lines up this chip to be a direct competitor to the ARM based chips we're seeing in virtually every other tablet. Intel has seemed to be a bit behind the game in the mobile market, but the "Oak Trail" might be their ticket to the show.

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