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Intel Acquires Silicon Hive In Push For Mobile Processing Chips

Intel Acquires Silicon Hive In Push For Mobile Processing Chips

Intel acquired Silicon Hive today in an effort to push itself further into the mobile device market. Silicon Hive is a company specializing in making chipsets for smartphones, media hubs and other small devices. Intel has been lagging behind in mobile processing, and although its Intel Atom is gearing up for tablet devices, their processor is still too big, demands too much power, and is more expensive than those of competing chip makers such as ARM and NVIDIA.

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NAO: A Robot with a Heart Powered by Intel

NAO: A Robot with a Heart Powered by Intel

Intel and Aldebaran have collaborated to created NAO, a robot with a heart powered by Intel Atom. He's teeny, the size of a large newborn baby: only 53cm in height, and weighs 4kg (Ok, about 21 inches and 9lbs). Nao can be customized with a wide range of accessories, and can be used for many different purposes.
He can even dance flamenco. See the video after the break.

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Fujitsu To Launch Windows 7 Tablet With Intel Oak Trail At CeBIT

Fujitsu To Launch Windows 7 Tablet With Intel Oak Trail At CeBIT

We mentioned before here and here that tablets are increasingly being adopted at the enterprise level. Originally a luxury item for media consumption and game play on the go, tablets are rapidly heading to the work place. Fujitsu has this in mind and will be targeting enterprise users when they officially unveil their new Windows 7 tablet---the Stylistic Q550---at CeBIT.

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DreamBook ePad F10: New Intel Windows Tablet

DreamBook ePad F10: New Intel Windows Tablet

There are more and more tablet options on the market these days. Pioneer Computers in Australia is offering up another alternative in its new DreamBook ePad F10. This sleek tablet runs on the Intel Atom processor and is ready for either Microsoft Windows 7 or Android.

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Intel Netbook and Tablet Group Formed Behind Closed Doors

Intel Netbook and Tablet Group Formed Behind Closed Doors

Sometimes companies still like to do things under the radar. No press release, and no public announcement to be heard. Intel, this time around, is the company in question, and it looks like the chip maker is all set to make sure that in the near future, they've got some buffer zones built against the competition within the netbook and tablet market.

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Linutop 3 fanless Atom-powered PC surfaces

Linutop 3 fanless Atom-powered PC surfaces

If you like some open source sauce to go with your computing experience you may be familiar with the Linutop line of computers. The Linutop 2 ran and AMD Geode processor and is a crazy tiny little machine. The company has announced the latest version of the Linutop PC dubbed the Linutop 3. This time around the machine gets a bit larger, but gets Intel Atom power.

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Intel Reveals their First Reconfigurable Atom Chip

Intel Reveals their First Reconfigurable Atom Chip

Those people who make all kinds of chips, Intel, revealed today a configurable Atom processor series by the name of E600C. It was introduced back in September with the name Stellarton and can accommodate a range of memory interfaces, high-speed connections, and standard or user-defined I/O interfaces. The E600C will include an Altera Field Programmable Gare Array (FPGA) and will (hooray) allow for a bigger range of specific chips to be sold on the market without the need for giant hardware changes. Each chip includes an extended 7-year lifecycle manufacturers support. Let Douglas L. Davis tell you all about it!

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AIS unveils fanless 7-inch panel mount touchscreen PC

AIS unveils fanless 7-inch panel mount touchscreen PC

AIS has unveiled an interesting and small panel PC that is designed to be mounted in a wall or on equipment in the industrial setting. This thing would make an epic in-wall controller for a home automation system too. The machine is called the IPS07193S-A2. The computer has a 7-inch TFT SVGA LCD that is touch sensitive.

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Acer Aspire One Happy Range of Dual-Booting Netbooks Dazzle Your Senses with Colors

Acer Aspire One Happy Range of Dual-Booting Netbooks Dazzle Your Senses with Colors

Acer has recently unveiled their brand new line-up of Aspire One-branded netbooks, but this time there's certainly a major difference. While the hardware might seem similar to previously released netbooks, the new Aspire One Happy range brings pastels to the table. Offering up four different models, all of which feature a different, brighter color, Acer's new Aspire One Happy line-up makes sure that your next netbook purchase is an easy one. Especially if you like to be happy.

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Habey shows off new MITX-6564 mini-ITX mainboard and systems using it

Habey shows off new MITX-6564 mini-ITX mainboard and systems using it

Habey has unveiled a new and very compact mini-ITX mainboard along with several new and compact computers that use the mainboard. The board is called the MITX-6564 and it's a low profile mini-ITX mainboard using NVIDIA Ion 2 and an Intel D510 dual core processor.

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Panasonic Toughbook U1 Ultra Unveiled, Available Now

Panasonic Toughbook U1 Ultra Unveiled, Available Now

Panasonic's done well for themselves in the Toughbook line-up, and now they're hoping to get a few more customers interested in the ultra-tough computer options, thanks to the addition of the Toughbook U1 Ultra. Designed with the same mentality of all the other Toughbook lineage members, the new U1 Ultra is meant to take a beating and keep on ticking, while offering plenty of PC power under the hood to make sure that usage time isn't unbearable.

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Habey BIS-6622 ultra compact PC fits in the palm of your hand

Habey BIS-6622 ultra compact PC fits in the palm of your hand

Habey has pulled the wraps off a new and very small computer that can fit in the palm of your hands. The machine is called the BIS-6622 and it runs the new Intel Atom E6xx Tunnel Creek CPU at -/0.6GHz/1GHz/1.3GHz. The machine has up to 2GB of RAM and has several display outputs that can be used for various display types.

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