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AMD Android Tablets Could Be Coming Soon

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AMD will be designing chips to run Google's Android and Chrome OS in PCs and tablets.

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Exynos-based Samsung Galaxy S4 Not Fully Power Efficient, Says Developer

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 running Exynos 5 Octa is not fully energy-efficient optimized.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 And 400 Mobile Processors Coming Soon

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Qualcomm has announced their Snapdragon 200 and 400 chips, which are meant for entry-level and mid-range smartphones.

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Apple Mac Computers May Eventually Use ARM Processors, Rumor Suggests

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In 2006 the first Intel-based consumer-level Mac computers starting rolling out, and Apple hasn't looked back-- or have they? Apparently Apple is considering yet another architecture move, this time over to ARM.

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Raspberry Pi Microcomputer Gets First Raspbian SD Card Image

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The update utilizes the floating point hardware on the Raspberry Pi to improve performance, most notably when it comes to the speed of web browsing.

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New Tiny Quad-Core ARM Motheboard Packs An Impressive Quad-Core Punch

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If you like the idea of a tiny, flexible ARM-PC that can run Linux, and even possibly Android, but want more than 500-700MHz of power, there hasn't been much to choice from- until now. A Korean hardware company called Hardkernel is launching what is probably the first high-end ultra-mini ARM motherboard.

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Questions About Microsoft Surface Tablet That Need to Be Answered

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Yes, we know about the two versions of the Microsoft Surface and its support for Netflix, but what about all the other details that still have us scratching our heads?

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October 2012 Pegged for Windows 8 Official Release

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Consumer Preview of Windows 8 went live late last month, but when is Microsoft going to officially launch its successor to Windows 7? Insider reports are pointing toward October of this year and they've got some evidence to back that up.

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Ubuntu For Android Demo Video Hits YouTube

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Ubuntu for Android appears to be the most important development for Android since the arrival of Ice Cream Sandwich. But if you are too excited to know more about it before it is officially launched at the upcoming Mobile World Congress, you can check out the demo video below which comes to us via a kind hearted Canonical employee.

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Microsoft Unveils Windows 8 Tablet Requirements

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The truth is that Vista wasn't that bad if you had the right hardware, unfortunately Microsoft didn't enforce any minimums and so most of us never really saw the 'good side' of Vista (though Windows 7 cured many of these problems). Microsoft isn't repeating any of these mistakes with its Windows 8 tablets, and has already set some specific hardware requirements that all Win8 tablets will have to meet.

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Viewsonic Debuts $169 Android ICS Tablet

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Introducing the ViewSonic ViewPad e70. At $169, you get Android 4.0, a low-res 800x480 display, and an unidentified ARM-based 1GHz single core processor.

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Acer And Lenovo Preparing Next-Gen Atom ‘Clover Field’ Tablets

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Anonymous sources from Acer and Lenovo component suppliers have released a new rumor that both vendors are in fact working on next-gen Windows 8 x86 tablets that will run on Intel's upcoming “Clover Trail” chipset.

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Will Windows 8 Appeal To Desktop Users?

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IDC research analysts have made 10 predictions for trends in 2012 computing. One such prediction states that Windows 8 may not reach the hands of the traditional PC users, that is, those with the PCs bundled with keyboard, mouse, and all the usual PC hardware.

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Windows 8 For ARM Tablets May Lose Traditional Desktop Mode Support

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Engadget has collected insider tips that Microsoft might have sacrificed backward compatibility with its "legacy" software (mostly of Windows 7 desktop variety) when shaping the design of Windows 8 for ARM tablets.

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Sneak peek at Intel Medfield smartphone platform

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What you see here is a shot of Anand Chandrasekher holding a Medfield-powered phone. He's the VP and GM of the Intel Ultra Mobility Group.

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