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The software helps users move files from their Android, iOS, and Windows devices to an Intel-powered laptop running the Chrome OS.
Talk about Chromebooks and the conversation will eventually turn to the threat they are to Microsoft and Windows 8. That is true, but the lowly laptop from Google may be a bigger concern for Intel.
The 10.1-inch device includes a separate keyboard to convert it into a laptop or tiny all-in-one desktop as well as coming with a protective sleeve.
Stronger demand for enterprise PCs---also known as the flight from Windows XP once Microsoft support ended---has delivered better-than-expected second quarter sales for Intel.
Two-in-one devices, hybrids, Intel juggling Android and Windows are the common themes at Computex. Sounds like a replay of the PC industry's last two years.
For the price, you get a massive 1080p HD screen, Intel Haswell processor, and choice of Windows 7 Pro or Windows 8.1 Pro.
Intel and partners are going to be bringing us PCs that run both Android and Windows 8.1. Meanwhile, AMD and its partner BlueStacks will enable users to run Android and its apps on Windows.
The rugged slate includes an Intel Haswell processor and runs Windows 8.1 Pro -- and will cost a hefty $2,099.
The new model will join a growing list of Windows 8.1 slates when it ships later this month, starting at $329.99 for a 32GB version.
Intel launched a bevy of new processors and filled the channel to prep for the launch of Windows 8.1 devices such as 2-in-1 systems. Analysts have been cautious about the prospects for a fourth quarter PC upgrade cycle.
Intel's third quarter results should deliver, but the outlook is where things get tricky. Selling chips into a Windows 8.1 hardware cycle is easy. Getting consumers to buy may be a different game entirely.
A crop of 8- and 10-inch Windows 8.1 tablets and PCs are coming this fall, with several priced below $300, according to a new report.
Intel today unveiled its new family of chips designed to challenge ARM in the tablet market - promising to deliver a two times performance boost on its earlier tablets and support a raft of new Windows 8 and Android tablets.
At the IFA tradeshow in Berlin, Microsoft's hardware partners are showing off the next generation of Windows-powered hardware, a category Intel calls "two-in-ones." By year's end, the market should be flooded with devices that can shift from PC to tablet on the fly. But who's buying?
Windows RT is on the mat and bleeding, but the fight is not over. It's possible for it to recover and gain a market, but for this it will need ironic help from Windows on Intel systems.
The Windows 8 notebook features a 15.6-inch touchscreen display and Intel Core i5 Haswell processor.
Windows RT and Windows Phone 8 aren't doing well, but Microsoft can still make out with some help from Intel and Windows 8.1 If its great ARM experiment doesn't work out, supporting Microsoft's key applications on Android and iOS won't hurt.
The company shows off its new desktop/tablet hybrid that eschews Intel and Windows at an event in Beijing. It arrives in the U.S. in September starting at $399.
Windows 8.1 may be the fastest refresh from Microsoft ever. What's unclear is whether an OS refresh and Intel's latest can save the day.
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