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Intel Finds a Russian MegaFon for its Android Ambitions

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While Intel is still hopeful of convincing the world’s biggest smartphone makers to adopt its processors, a big part of its current business is tapping smaller players aiming to make a name for themselves. The latest company to fit that bill is MegaFon, a lesser known but fast-growing Russian cell...
Intel Finds a Russian MegaFon for its Android Ambitions

Intel shows Lava Xolo X900 for India with 1.6GHz Medfield

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As expected, Intel and Indian phone maker Lava have debuted a new, Medfield-powered handset at MWC, the Xolo X900. It uses Intel's Medfield platform and gets a 1.6GHz Atom Z2460 chip. The screen is 4.03 inches in size and will have an HDMI port for HD video playback. There will...
Intel shows Lava Xolo X900 for India with 1.6GHz Medfield
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Motorola And Intel May (Officially) Reveal Medfield-Powered Smartphone On 9/18

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Motorola and Intel have been in cahoots since this past January, but so far their relationship hasn’t yielded any new gadgets to lust after. That should all change very shortly though, as the two companies have been busy sending out invitations to a big September 18 press event in London...
Motorola And Intel May (Officially) Reveal Medfield-Powered Smartphone On 9/18

Intel's Motorola Deal Starts to Bear Fruit; First Smartphones to Be Unveiled Next Month

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It’s been a while since Intel announced that Motorola would build Android phones using its chips, but it seems that deal is nearly ready to result in actual products. The two companies sent out an invitation to the media on Wednesday for a London event to take place Sept. 18....
Intel's Motorola Deal Starts to Bear Fruit; First Smartphones to Be Unveiled Next Month

Adobe Photoshop Touch App Arrives For iPad 2

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The latest software joins the company's suite of iOS apps Color Lava, Eazel and Nav, among others....
Adobe Photoshop Touch App Arrives For iPad 2

Minecraft Raspberry Pi Edition To Help Kids Learn To Code While They Build

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation, maker of the $35 mini computer, is on a mission to get more kids to learn to code – and what better way to get children excited about the power of programming than by involving virtual block-builder game Minecraft? An official Mojang produced port of Minecraft: Pocket...
Minecraft Raspberry Pi Edition To Help Kids Learn To Code While They Build

Scientists accidentally create quantum dots out of lava

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Quantum dots are theorized to be the best avenue toward quantum computing and next generation displays, so the more we learn about quantum dots, the closer we move toward a quantum computer connected to a next-gen monitor. Using molten metal salt, scientists at Rice University accidentally created a new form...
Scientists accidentally create quantum dots out of lava
Lenovo LePhone K800 is the first Medfield-powered phone in China

Intel Announces More Phone Customers, Plans For Speedier Chips

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Intel, which is looking to crack the phone market, announced a few new partners as well as plans to speed up it chips. France Telecom’s Orange unit and Indian cell phone maker Lava International both plan to sell devices based on the reference phone design Intel created. China’s ZTE will...
Intel Announces More Phone Customers, Plans For Speedier Chips

Lava to launch Intel-powered Android phone in India

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Intel has reportedly teamed with Lava to create a new series of smartphones based on Medfield-series Atom chips. The Indian handset maker is said to be preparing to introduce a new smartphone brand for the Medfield devices, rather than sticking with its own branding that is currently tied to feature...
Lava to launch Intel-powered Android phone in India

The first Intel smartphone: comfortably mid-range, eminently credible, and quietly revolutionary

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Intel has wanted to be a part of the smartphone market since 2005. Its Atom line of processors and systems-on-chip was developed for this market, and each iteration has got smaller and more tightly integrated. With Medfield, announced earlier this year, the company finally has the chip it needs...
The first Intel smartphone: comfortably mid-range, eminently credible, and quietly revolutionary
LAVA honoring the Viddy financing was a travesty against the LA ecosystem
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Apple's custom ARM approach for A6 pays off in JavaScript performance

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Apple's iPhone 5 is the fastest smartphone ever tested using the WebKit team's SunSpider JavaScript benchmark, apparently due to the custom core design of the A6 processor. The benchmark performs over twice as fast on the A6 as it does on the A5 processor in the iPhone 4S, and even...
Apple's custom ARM approach for A6 pays off in JavaScript performance

Intel CEO Shows Off the Lava Xolo Handset (Video)

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Chipmaker Intel finally has a win to call its own in the smartphone market. Earlier this week, it entered into a partnership with the Indian handset maker Lava to supply chips for the Xolo handset. And, naturally, Intel CEO Paul Otellini had one to show off during an appearance on...
Intel CEO Shows Off the Lava Xolo Handset (Video)

This week's games news

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War Games: WOPR | EMERGENCY | Vampire Season - Monster Defence | MicroMinersIt's a barren, tumbleweed-blown wasteland for game releases, although anyone with a smartphone or tablet will always be able to unearth plenty of fresh playthings. War Games: WOPR (iOS & Android, 69p) is a match-three game, set in...
This week's games news
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Intel inside your smartphone: Medfield's mobile push
90 Seconds on The Verge: 'Star Wars' lands JJ Abrams, Twitter launches Vine, and more

The people of Earth have spoken: One of Pluto's moons should be named Vulcan

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Back on February 10, 2013, the SETI Institute announced it would open up voting on naming Pluto’s fourth and fifth moons—which, so far, are called simply P4 and P5. SETI cautioned the winning entry would just be a suggestion. The new names had to be officially approved by the...
The people of Earth have spoken: One of Pluto's moons should be named Vulcan

Intel Announces New Smartphone Partnerships With Lava, ZTE, And Visa

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We’ve already caught wind of the Lenovo K800 and Orange’s newly-announced Santa Clara but Intel CEO Paul Otellini isn’t content to leave their push into mobile at that. Otellini has just announced that Intel has entered into partnerships with a handful of companies in hopes of solidifying their place in...
Intel Announces New Smartphone Partnerships With Lava, ZTE, And Visa
Intel launches the Yolo, its first smartphone for Africa

Intel Deal With Mobile Phone Maker Lava Raises Questions

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Intel's decision to enter into a partnership with Lava has left many bewildered....
Intel Deal With Mobile Phone Maker Lava Raises Questions

Intel posts x86-friendly Android 4.0 image, lets you feel the need for speed

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Android developers are all too familiar with not-so-hot emulator performance, so it's a relief that there's now an system image in a native x86 for testing. While you'll still likely want to test on ARM, the x86 image will both help ferret out bugs specific to Intel's architecture as...
Intel posts x86-friendly Android 4.0 image, lets you feel the need for speed

Intel CEO says first Atom-based phone due late this week

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Intel CEO Paul Otellini during a call discussing his company's latest results revealed that the first phone with one of its company's processors would at last be shipping this week. The executive didn't name the specific phone, but it may be the Lenovo K800, which had originally been promised for...
Intel CEO says first Atom-based phone due late this week

Why China Matters To Apple, Others: This Year It Will Become The World’s Largest Smartphone Market

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China is already a significant market for companies like Apple, with CEO Tim Cook describing “staggering” and “off the charts” sales of the iPhone in China last quarter. But according to IDC the opportunity is just beginning for Apple and others working in the smartphone world: China is set to...
Why China Matters To Apple, Others: This Year It Will Become The World’s Largest Smartphone Market

Intel-based Lava Xolo phone measures up, says report

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Intel-based Lava Xolo smartphone keeps pace with ARM rivals, says report. [Read more]...
Intel-based Lava Xolo phone measures up, says report

First Intel Inside smartphone coming from Lava this week

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The first smartphone with an Intel chip will become available in India this week from mobile device maker Lava International, ending a long wait for the chip maker to enter the smartphone market....
First Intel Inside smartphone coming from Lava this week

First Intel-powered smartphone due this week

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Get ready for the first smartphone running on an Intel chip. That phone will likely be from Lava, according to a source. [Read more]...
First Intel-powered smartphone due this week
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