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64-bit smartphones are coming, but Apple's iPhone 5s still stands alone

No 64-bit smartphones were announced at MWC, though new chips there will pave the way for handsets in coming months

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Intel wants its new mobile chips in your phone, tablet, toaster and more

The company might finally have a decent mobile chip with its 64-bit Merrifield and Moorefield designs, but its competitors have a huge head start.

More on Merrifield: Another look at Intel's new chip

At Mobile World Congress, we got a chance to take a look at Merrifield to see if the new processors from Intel can give you better battery performance.

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Intel shows off 64-bit Android for smartphones

Intel demonstrates a 64-bit version of Android running on a smartphone with its latest Atom chip,code-named Merrifield.

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Lacking an integrated design, Intel's Merrifield smartphone chip isn't poised for success

The chipmaker can't really succeed until it integrates an LTE radio, which will arrive in the second half of 2014.

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Intel catches up with Apple on 64-bit smartphone chips

Intel's new Atom chips code-named Merrifield and Moorefield will be in smartphones during the second half

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Intel CEO loves software, PB&Js

Hardware needs software more than ever, CEO Brian Krzanich said.

Intel's new Xeon server chip pushes Itanium closer to death's door

Analysts say Itanium is alive mainly to meet contractual obligations

Business vs. consumer laptops

Laptops for work and play: the differences that matter

They use the same basic parts and technologies, but consumer and business laptops differ greatly in features, security, support, of course, price. Pick the right one for you.

Intel stresses in-memory computing with 15-core server chip

Intel's Xeon E7 v2 chips will go into servers with up to 32 sockets.

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Tablets race toward 64-bit finish line with new hardware, operating systems

Bringing 64-bit chip architecture to the tablet space will erase one of the last advantages full-fledged PCs have.