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Can Intel's Bay Trail break in to tablets?

Intel finally has a serious solution for tablets. Bay Trail closes the gap with Arm-based competitors in terms of performance, power and price. Now it just needs some great tablets to go with it.

September 18, 2013

Intel may accelerate 14-nanometer Atom production

Intel is rumored to be getting ready to slash six months off the Atom timeline, bringing low-energy parts to market faster than ever before, and putting it in a strong position to compete against ARM.

August 19, 2013

Silvermont: Intel's silver bullet for mobile?

More than five years after Intel first announced Atom, the company has introduced the first top-to-bottom redesign of its low-power processor. With the Silvermont microarchitecture, does Intel finally have all the ingredients to challenge ARM in smartphones and tablets?

May 13, 2013

Dell Latitude 10 review

The Atom-based Latitude 10 is short on performance, but delivers excellent battery life — especially with the optional 4-cell battery. Although some aspects of the industrial design and build quality could be better, this is a decent business-class Windows 8 tablet.

March 11, 2013

AMD announces Hondo processor for Windows 8 tablets

Windows 8 gives the x86 competition a fresh shot at the mobile market. With that mind, AMD announced a new Z-Series processor for Windows 8 tablets and hybrids. It will compete with Intel's recently-announced Atom Z2760 along with ARM-based tablets running Windows RT.

October 9, 2012

Windows 8 Tablets: Born to fail

I'm no Windows 8 fan, but I thought Windows 8 tablets had a shot of making it. But, $600 for an ARM tablet? $800 for an Atom-powered tablet!? If the prices we're seeing are accurate, these are dead tablets walking.

September 17, 2012 by

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