Intel has just released the Yolo, a low-cost Android handset based on the Lexington mobile platform, and is heading for Kenya. The budget smartphone is a result of a collaboration between Intel and Kenyan service provider, Safaricom, and is the first Intel smartphone for Africa.
Intel is exiting the desktop motherboard business after the launch of its fourth-generation Intel Core processors. This is according to Intel spokesman, Mr. Dan Snyder. The company will focus on areas that include reference design development and its Next Unit of Computing devices.
According to DigiTimes, Intel is planning to launch its fourth-generation Intel Core CPUs. These chips sport a new processor microarchitecture that is codenamed Haswell. There have been official announcements heralding these chips; however, this report boldly stamps an exact date of their arrival.
Intel has just outlined its plans for desktop and mobile computing this year at CES 2013, confirming a new mobile platform for smartphones, its next-generation Atom microarchitecture and 4th generation Core processors.
Intel is gearing up to revolutionize the cable TV and IPTV field by offering people the ability to subscribe to individual channels and content. A set-top box from Intel is expected to be available for beta testing to a limited amount of users in 2013.
Intel has announced the Atom S1200 processor series that delivers 64-bit, low-power system-on-a-chip (SoC) designed specifically for the server market. These Atom processors are ideal for high-density microservers, storage and networking systems.
Intel revealed design plans of its new 22nm system-on-a-chip (SoC) that will feature 3D Tri-gate transistors, in line with their Ivy Bridge counterparts. The company outlined this new microarchitecture for its SoC in a paper presented at the 2012 International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM).