Intel unveils 64-bit kernel for Android 4.4 KitKat

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Intel has officially announced that they have completed early work on an Android 4.4 KitKat kernel that support a 64-bit architecture. With this release, the company ported, validated and tested the Android Open Source code on [Intel Architecture], taking on the work that developers typically ...

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List of Android Sandbox attendees for Google I/O 2012

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With Google I/O 2012 getting underway in just a few days time, we thought we’d take a look at the various companies expected to demonstrate apps and services in the Developer Sandbox.  Rather than giving you a full rundown of all companies across every platform or project, we’ll ...

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Want to run Android on any screen, FXI Tech has the solution

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I am an Android fanboy (and proud of it) and like every fanboy, I want every single tech gadget I have to run on Android. While some might call me a dreamer, FXI Technologies actually cares about my happiness and has set out to make my dreams a reality. They recently revealed a product ...

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Why Android on x86 will fail

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We all know Intel is working hard to bring a fully functional version of Android to the x86 architecture, but I think it doesn’t matter how hard they try to make it work, it will ultimately fail. Sure, some people will use it, but it’s more likely that it will remain a gimmick, ...

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Possible Confirmation of ARM-Powered Google TV

According to Armdevices.net, they have a tip that someone in Google is confirming that an ARM-powered Google TV is in the works, and will be released "soon." Whether or not this "tip" is something that can be trusted, it would certainly be awesome to see a sub $100 ARM powered Google TV on the ...

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Rumor: Android 4.0 To Be Named “Ice Cream”?

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You know, every employee makes a few mistakes from time to time. Some people lose a new iPhone, others accidentally put some files online to early... And some people just say to much.

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Intel Wants ‘Android x86’ for Netbooks and Tablets This Summer

Intel is hard at work, prepping an “Android x86″version of Android 2.2 designed for tablets and netbooks.  As we’ve mentioned here a couple of times, Android was initially designed for ARM processors.  Intel has been gradually getting more involved with the platform, most ...

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Intel Ports Android to Atom-Based Smart Phones

After dominating the desktop market for years, Intel recognizes they have a long road ahead of them in terms of smart phones.  Android, as a platform, was initially designed to run on handsets powered by processors made with Arm technology.  Because of this, Arm has been enjoying a 98% mobile ...

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ARM Making It Easier to Develop, Deploy ‘droid Devices

Open Handset Alliance member ARM, has created the Android Solutions Center to help make it easier for other companies to build Android-based handsets and devices.  There over 35 members involved in the ARM Connected Community working to bring about Android gadgets, including Archos, Texas ...

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Holdin’ Out… For a Real Hero

The release of the highly anticipated and much praised HTC Hero on Sprint left me nothing but underwhelmed. After writing my post about making a decision between Sprint’s first two Android offerings (see The Great Debate), I came to the agonizing decision that I just wasn’t ready to ...

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Intel Acquires Wind River for $884 Million

Two founding member of the Open Handset Alliance are now going to be one in the same.  Intel has agreed to acquire Wind River Systems Inc, and all of the outstanding Wind River common stock at $11.50 per share. The cash deal is worth approximately $884 million. This acquisition will bring us ...

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