Intel Recognizes ARM Is Better, Says iPhone Is ZOMG

Remember last Wednesday, when Intel's director of ecosystems, stamp collector, and amateur clown Pankaj Kedia pooped all over ARM and the iPhone » 10/24/08 3:30am 10/24/08 3:30am at the Intel Developer Forum in Taipei? You know the guy, the Intel zealot who—in an brilliant display of knowledge and strategical thinking said some stupidly dumb things…

Intel: ARM is Fat, Ugly, Responsible for All of iPhone's Problems

At the Intel Developer Forum in Taiwan, an Intel chief took an opportunity to piss all over » 10/22/08 5:55am 10/22/08 5:55am one of the company's biggest mobile competitors. "The shortcomings of the iPhone are not because of Apple," he said, "The shortcomings of the iPhone have come from ARM." What shortcomings are those, exactly? "Even if they do…

Question of the Day: Would You Ever Consider Using a Palmtop MID?

At the Intel Developer Forum » 8/25/08 6:40pm 8/25/08 6:40pm last week, a lot of the buzz on the demo floor was around new Atom hardware. There were the requisite netbooks and EeeClones floating around, but it seemed like peculiar little quasi-computers, or palmtop Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) stole the show. Sure, it's impressive to see a full,…

NEC Wireless USB Prototype Just As Fast As USB 2.0

Wireless USB has finally begun to match regular USB 2.0 speeds, making our inevitable launch into a life untethered by the confines of copper and rubber cabling all the more forthcoming. At the Fall 2008 Intel Developer Forum, NEC unveiled a WUSB prototype that transfers at speeds of 200Mbits per second. The company… » 8/23/08 2:00pm 8/23/08 2:00pm

Hands On With the UrbanMax, Intel's Concept Tablet Notebook... Thing

This year's Intel Developer Forum is all about different form-factors, with walls of nearly identical MIDs, way too many netbooks and this strange creature, the Intel UrbanMax concept. The prototype is running a Core 2 Duo (at least for now) crammed into a thin, quasi-tablet case, with an 11 inch N-trig DuoSense » 8/21/08 8:20pm 8/21/08 8:20pm

Hands On With OpenPeak's Atom-Powered Home Media Phone

Slotting an Atom into a home phone » 8/21/08 6:40pm 8/21/08 6:40pm just sounds plain ridiculous, but the is more than just a VoIP handset and base station. The base station (which doubles as a speaker phone) has its own software platform, developed in flash and furnished with a full API, and serves many purposes of a PC in a picture frame-sized…

Hands On With Intel Classmate Tablet: So Far Just a Touchy,…

When news of the Classmate tablet broke yesterday » 8/21/08 4:10pm 8/21/08 4:10pm, it was hard to know what to think. In terms of specs, the device is a far sight better that the Classmate 2.0, but aside from the new tablet form factor, the diminutive netbook didn't seem to include any truly innovative new features. During the Intel Developer Forum…

Next-Gen Classmate Tablet Surfaces at Intel Developer Forum

Brazilian blog Zumo » 8/20/08 5:49pm 8/20/08 5:49pm unearthed these pics of the Classmate Tablet PC at IDF, but the touchscreen netbook apparently isn't the Classmate 3.0. Zumo says this is a Classmate 2.0 in tablet form. The touchscreen netbook will have a 1.6 GHz Atom Processor, SSD, 8.9-inch screen, SD card slot, 2 USB Ports, and VGA out.…