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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Google, Intel to Optimize Future Build of Android for Atom Processors

Get ready for even more innovation and choice in the Android universe.  Intel and Google announced today that future builds of the Android platform will be written with optimization for the Atom processor line. Combined, these two companies will see that more OEMs and wireless providers have ...

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Intel to Launch Honeycomb Powered Tablets Soon

Intel is the leading chip maker in the world, and they are always the first choice of a PC gamer or any other person who is looking forward to buy a new processor. While they have been a top name for PCs and laptops, they essentially have no presence in mobile.  Now, however,  it looks... Read More

Intel Set to Go Android in Q3 2011

It seems that Intel is in talks with some big players in the PC world ramping up to get into the Android game. PC makers like Asus and many others have already begun working on Android tablets. But earlier this week, an Intel exec confirmed that its newest version of Atom–previously ...

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Sony Google TV is NOT as expensive as thought

t seems that SonyInsider has found out that the new NSX-46GT1 (46′) will cost only $1399, instead of the initially reported $1899. Set to be released on October 12th in New York, many people have high hopes for Google TV and Android.

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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 Atom Processor Supports Android, Runs up to 1.5 GHz

The race is on for faster, more capable processors in your smart phone. Intel’s new Atom (Moorestown) processors are out and they’re pushing the envelope forward. The new chips can run in speeds up to 1.5GHz for smartphones and up to 1.9GHz for tablets. Compatible with Android, ...

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Bloomberg: Sony to Announce Android-Based Dragonpoint TV at Google I/O

Bloomberg is reporting today that Sony is expected to unveil their new televisions based off a new version  of Android called Dragonpoint.  We’re going to go ahead and say this name will be a play on words “Drag N’ Point”.  The name alone already has us conjuring up ...

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Google TV Coming to a Set Top Near You!

Google is reportedly teaming up with Sony and Intel to create a set top box based on the Android OS to bring home viewers rich web content via Android like apps right on their TV screen.

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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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Flash Player 10 Coming to Android in October

Adobe’s Flash Player 10 is coming to Android, officially.  No more speculation or hoping… we are a ‘go’ for launch. During a recent earnings call for Adobe, President and CEO Shantanu Naraye announced that Flash Mobile 10 will arriving in beta form this October.  The ...

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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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New Intel Chips to Put Smartphones on Par with Laptop Performance

If Intel’s new Medfield project works like they hope, smart phone performance will rival that of laptops over the next two years.  Much like NVIDIA’s “system on a chip” Tegra, Intel is aiming to bring high performance, low cost processors to handsets and internet ...

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Android Gets Skype App Before Apple Does

Here’s one we didn’t see coming.  Starting today, G1 and other Android users will be able to download Skype Lite from the Android Market.  The official app allows for voice calling to other mobile handsets or desktops running Skype. We would have bet money on the iPhone seeing ...

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Google Patents a Game Changer – Telcos Aren’t Going to Like This One

Imagine having carriers submitting bids directly to your handset for the lowest cost data and cellular service.

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