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Rise of Windows 8 chips: first Intel, now AMD

Chip giant Intel on Friday last week announced that it won’t support Linux on its upcoming Clover Trail Atom processor. The very same day, AMD announced that it is concentrating…

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Windows 8 Ultrabooks and Tablets To Feature More Sensors

Intel have written about the various sensors that will be required in Windows 8 Ultrabooks and Hybrids. Hybrid ultrabooks will be required to have all 5 sensors

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Intel’s Windows 8 Tablet Checklist Revealed

Intel have released some pretty tough requirements that they are looking for in all new Intel powered Windows 8 tablets. We should expect to see some of these devices towards the end of this year

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Windows 8 Now Stable on ARM – On The Way To Developers Soon

While Microsoft have given us a few glimpses at tablets with ARM processors running Windows 8 in the past, we’ve never got a proper demonstration as Windows 8 was still a bit unstable on ARM machines.

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Intel Tablets will cost more than ARM Tablets [Shock]

Before you get all concerned about Windows 8 being doomed and Windows tablets being something that nobody will buy let’s get some perspective.  Monica Chen and Joseph Tsai at DigiTimes…

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Intel Can Not Wait For Windows 8!

Intel’s CEO Paul Otellini seems to be over the moon with the developments Microsoft has made with Windows 8. He called it “one of the best things that’s ever happened to our company”, now that’s a pretty bold claim.

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The Inherent Advantages of Windows on x86 and x64 Tablets

The biggest disadvantage of running Windows 7 on a tablet computer is the battery life of the devices.  This isn’t the fault of Windows but is the fault of the…

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ARM or Intel? The Windows 8 Tablet Question

It could be confusing deciding to buy a Windows 8 tablet on an Intel or an ARM chip. Here we look at the differences between the two.

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Windows at 1GHz

Windows Vista has a lot to answer for, most of which was forcing people to upgrade to newer hardware if they ever wanted to get it working well.  With Windows…

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What do Intel Execs Know About Windows 8 Anyway?

Yesterday the senior vice president of Intel ‘leaked‘ and I use the term loosely, information about Windows 8, claiming that when running on ARM chips it wouldn’t be able to…

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Will this Microsoft Windows MVP Jump Ship from Windows 7?

You find me at a crossroads because interesting times are upon us, as I find myself seriously considering, for the very first time, jumping ship from Windows.  Nope, you don’t…

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Intel CEO on the iPad/tablets Killing the Netbook

At an Intel investor’s meeting on Tuesday, chief executive Paul Otellini gave his thoughts on the whole tablet computer industry and especially the supposed death of the netbook by the “iPad”…

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The Percent of Organizations Planning to Upgrade to Win7 in 2010 is 80%

For the vast number of business organisations Windows 7 is the first serious OS migration in over five years. Many enterprises were unwilling to move from XP to Vista, but with the good reviews of Windows7, that hesitancy is gone.

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Intel to Integrate USB 3.0 into Windows8

USB 2.0 maxes out at 480 MBits/s. USB 3.0 is expected to max out at 5 Gbits/s. This dramatic performance improvement over version 2.0, makes it more desirable. However, these new data transfer rates while attainable by the USB hardware, my not be easy to implement. Intel is working with Microsoft to make sure that the hardware will work with Windows 8. It will fully support USB 3.0 Windows 8 integration.

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Intel Facing Problems Updating To Windows 7

Intel and Microsoft worked closely together when Microsoft were building Windows 7, but there is still a lot of heavy lifting involved before migrating PCs to the new OS inside…

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Windows7 – Digital Signage with an Intel Partnership

Out-of-home advertising otherwise known as digital signage delivers content and messages that are displayed on digital signs with a common goal of delivering targeted messages to specific locations at specific times. Microsoft and Intel are partnering up to provide a digital signage proof of concept.

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A Look at Intel’s New Mobile Processors

At this week’s CES, one of the biggest news items was the unveiling of Intel’s new laptop processors, the Core i7, Core i5, and Core i3 mobile processors. These are replacements for the Core 2 Duo processors that many of you are probably using right now.

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Windows 7 & SSD Drives Are About To Get Much Faster

Firstly I’d like to wish all our readers a Happy New Year and I thank you for all following and supporting this website. Last year when Windows 7 was released, it…

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