Intel Bay Trail: Laptop-Tablet Hybrids Might Actually Keep Up Now

Just a couple of months ago, Intel's new 4th generation processors helped laptops get a whole lot better. Now Intel's trying to work the same magic on mobile. Meet Bay Trail, a new flavor of chips designed specifically to make Windows 8 and Android tablets more awesome. » 9/11/13 12:00pm 9/11/13 12:00pm

Windows 8 Hybrids: $750 Netbooks That Just Aren't Worth It

Windows 8 hardware sales are off to a slow start as shoppers scratch their heads over Microsoft's new operating system and flock to low-cost tablets instead. Could a souped-up netbook save the day? The latest hybrids powered by Intel Atom processors promise the best of both worlds: the versatility of a laptop combined… » 12/31/12 11:00am 12/31/12 11:00am

The First-Ever Images of Atoms Moving Inside a Molecule

Ohio State University researchers have captured the first-ever images of atoms moving within a molecule using a novel technique that turns one of the molecules own electrons into a kind of flash bulb. The technique has yielded a new way of imaging molecules, but could one day help scientists to intimately control… » 3/08/12 5:37am 3/08/12 5:37am

Whole New MeeGo Surfaces In Fancy Oak Trail Tablet

MeeGo sure has changed a lot since when we first got a good look at it, and regardless of how you feel about the changes, lets hope that the adjustments indicate a broad release is near. And in the meantime, let's sit back and appreciate our first look at the Oak Trail (Atom Z670 1.5GHz processor) reference tablet… » 4/12/11 4:10pm 4/12/11 4:10pm

Intel's Tablet Answer: Atom, Evolved

Intel's inability to crack the mobile market has been a growing blemish on their record, an increasingly sore spot that's seen the processor giant sit out the biggest new product category since the laptop. Sure, there have been tablets with Intel inside, but they've been solidly second-rate battery suckers. So how will … » 4/11/11 11:00am 4/11/11 11:00am

Dell's Hybrid Netbook-Tablet Might Be Flipping Your Way Next Week

The Dell Duo flip-top netbook/tablet hybrid is one of the most intriguing devices in recent memory. First it made a surprise introduction at IFA, then it was in a teaser video of high polish, and now CNET reports that it might be available next week. Specifically, the rumor has it, next Tuesday. » 11/16/10 8:20am 11/16/10 8:20am

Dual Core Atom Processors Now Adding a Little Pep to Netbooks

Intel's promised dual-core Atom processors are finally coming to a netbook near you. The N550 will help battery life a bit, and may improve 720p video playback, but by all accounts it's not going to magically turn netbooks into fully functional PCs. Still, you're getting DDR3 memory and easier Hulu watching—two things… » 8/23/10 12:59pm 8/23/10 12:59pm

Intel Trims Netbooks To Just Half an Inch Thick, Adds Dual-Core Atom…

The bad news: Intel's new dual-core Atom processors won't be appreciably more powerful than what's in your netbook now. The good news: a Pine Trail netbook reference design Intel introduced today at Computex is only slightly thicker than an iPhone. » 6/01/10 12:00am 6/01/10 12:00am

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Tomorrowland Edition

In today's Remainders: tomorrow's news! Cisco's ushering in the next generation of internet with the CRS-3; Kempler & Strauss's futuristic PhoneWatch gets reviewed; geolocated Tweets; a WebKit-borrowing Firefox; an HTML 5 drawing app; Samsung's point and shoot prices, and more! » 3/09/10 6:20pm 3/09/10 6:20pm