Android and Intel Are Together at LastS

Intel's gushing about a pretty huge team-up: in the near future, every single release of Android will be optimized for x86 chips. Intel processors in Android phones. Intel processors in Android tablets. This is big.

Intel showed off a mystery Android tablet running on their Atom processor—a pairing we should expect to see a lot more of soon. The prospect of handsets and tablets being able to choose from both ARM and x86 processors means we'll have a substantially wider choice of guts to power our phones and tabs—definitely good news. It also means Android can officially be run on anything—complete ubiquity. [Intel]


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