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GSmart 7 tablet touts Intel Atom, rumored to launch soon

There will never be a dearth of mid- to low-end tablets that has just enough "oomph" to get your mobile needs satisfied without making your wallet groan. One such example is this GSmart 7 tablet that tipped to be coming in the near future, sporting specs that will hopefully have a matching price.

Lenovo K900 smartphone global expansion detailed

We got our first look at the Lenovo K900 smartphone back in January during CES. The handset has since come available in select markets, however as of today Lenovo has announced the latest in terms of the global expansion. The K900 came available in Thailand and Malaysia this week which brought the total market availability up to eight countries. But with that in mind, Lenovo has also dropped some details in terms of where the K900 is heading next.

Intel and Orange prepare Medfield-powered San Diego for the UK

Well UK readers, those of you desperately waiting for an Intel-powered smartphone (all six of you) won't have to wait much longer. Earlier today Intel and carrier Orange officially unveiled the long-awaited San Diego smartphone... in London. Someone get those guys an atlas. The San Diego is the retail-ready hardware based on concept designs known as the San Francisco and Santa Clara, with a 1.6Ghz single-core Atom (Medfield) processor inside.

Android 4.0 Open Source Project released for x86 processors

Google's source code for Android 4.0.1 (Ice Cream Sandwich) has now been released for x86 processors, Intel and AMD alike. It seems there are currently some very obvious compatibility bugs that don't play nicely with Intel chipsets. Sound, ethernet, hardware acceleration, and camera capabilities are currently incompatible. However, developers coding for AMD processors will find that sound, hardware acceleration and WiFi work perfectly fine.

Intel Atom E series processors could get Android Gingerbread in 2012

The world has gone Android crazy over the last few years with the operating system and the smartphones and tablets that run it being very popular with users around the world. Intel is far behind in the mobile game mostly thanks to the fact that its mobile chips are not as power efficient as others on the market and the expense. Intel is reportedly looking to bring a custom version of Android to the Atom E series of processors next year.

OpenTablet 10 packs transflective outdoor display, digital stylus

The OpenTablet 10 isn't OpenPeak's first slate - the OpenPeak 7 eventually headed to AT&T launched back in 2010 - but it's the company's biggest and best specified. Running Android on Intel's new Moorestown Atom CPU, the 10.1-inch OpenTablet 10 has a dual-mode multitouch capacitive touchscreen that works with both finger-input and an electrostatic stylus, together with a transflective LCD display that can be viewed indoors and out. There's also WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, optional 3G, HDMI for 1080p HD output, microSD and microUSB ports, plus a pair of cameras: 5-megapixels on the back and a 720p HD webcam up front. OpenPeak expect it to be used with their OpenServices backbone, offering enterprise functionality such as remote lock/wipe and pushed firmware/app updates; however it will also support multi-user logins for home use. No word on pricing or availability. [gallery] [via SlashGear]

Intel x86 Android 2.2 port due in next two months

Intel are planning to release an x86 version of Android 2.2 Froyo sometime within the next two months, in the hope that the release will encourage developers to use the fashionable Google platform on Atom based netbooks and tablets.  Speaking to APC, Intel's senior VP for software and services Renee James confirmed that not only was the project underway for a summer release, the company would be feeding back their code into the open-source project for other Android developers to take advantage of. "All of the (x86) code will be fed back into the open branch that will be created for x86" he explained, going on to suggest that the process as a whole hadn't been especially troublesome for Intel's engineers.  "[Porting the OS] wasn’t tremendously difficult, as we have a lot experience in Linux" he said.

Acer Aspire One D260 Android Compatible Netbook

Acer recently announced the D260 netbook. This netbook will have the ability to dual boot Windows 7 and Android. It will be released on July 1st, finally an Android netbook/tablet type device that we can actually go out and purchase.

Android 2.1 Moorestown powered by Intel

Intel had their new Atom processor on display at this year’s Computex, Engadget had a few representatives at the expo where they got some hands on time with multiple different Android devices. One of which is this handset powered by Intel first chip designed for Android. The prototype phone used in this demo was manufactured by a company called Aava.
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