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The rest of this year figures to be packed with Apple products if the company's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote is anything to go by. On Monday, the company showed off major updates to OS X and iOS as well as a planned Mac Pro update that will arrive this fall.
With the confluence of touch, tablets, and Android-powered productivity apps, the time might be right for manufacturers to think about Android-powered notebooks.
Surging tablet sales and the muted response to Windows 8 have opened the door for Android at this year's Computex and exposed deeper cracks in the Wintel powerhouse of Windows software and Intel chips.
Intel has created a $100 million perceptual computing fund to put its own Kinect-like camera in laptops. As part of the announcement, Intel said that it will add depth cameras to select devices late next year.
Intel expects tablets containing its upcoming Atom processor code-named Bay Trail will cost under US$200, a company executive said Wednesday.
Fujitsu will this month launch a super-thin Ultrabook, built on Intel's latest Haswell processors, with an 11-hour battery life and a screen with nearly three times HD resolution.
The new core-logic's feature set includes faster I/O, greater power efficiency, and speedier boot times.
AMD wants to work with programmers to write applications portable across gaming consoles and PCs.
Here's the question that's keeping Intel up at night: If the latest "Bay Trail" Atom chips are really that good, why does anyone need a "Haswell" PC at all?
The trusty old laptop is being kicked to the curb, with PC makers trying to spice up their offerings by pushing a variety of hybrids, tablets and smaller-screen devices at the Computex trade show in Taipei this week.
Intel wants to match PC battery life with that of tablets through its new dual-core fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell.
Dell has announced new PCs with Intel's latest fourth-generation Core processors code-named Haswell, including a thinner and lighter XPS 12 laptop-tablet hybrid, which will offer up to 9.5 hours of battery life.
The most compelling reason to buy one of Intel's fourth-generation Core devices is that it offers tablet-like power characteristics with Windows performance.
Asus was the big story with a slew of product announcements on the first day of Computex. But now it's Intel's turn to return to the spotlight.
At Computex, Acer reveals big lineup of Ultrabooks, notebooks, and an update to its Predator desktop gaming PC.