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Intel to Show Next-Gen Netbook Atom CPUs at IDF Beijing

Written on March 21, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Intel's out to give the netbook platform a big boost at IDF Beijing 2011.

Intel’s definitely got something under their sleeves for the netbook platform, as they plan to unveil their latest Atom processor, the Cedar Trail, at the Intel Developer Forums in Beijing this coming April 12. UMPC Portal got the goods on what the processor giant is planning to show, and one particular Intel session caught the world wide web’s eye immediately: “Designing a New Generation of Netbooks with the Intel Atom Processor Based Platform.” It will be something to look forward to as the session promises to give attendees a sneak peek at the “next generation Intel Atom processor based platform.”

If Intel’s upcoming revelation proves to be something revolutionary, then tech enthusiasts might see the netbooks slowly climb back to its former glory when smartphones weren’t that so smart.

Check out the overview of the said session after the break!

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Nvidia to Reveal Tegra 2 3D Chip at Mobile World Congress?

Written on January 24, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Things are starting to heat up as Nvidia might catapult the mobile and tablet device market into the third dimension.

Reports have leaked a snapshot from Nvidia’s presentation for the Mobile World Congress or MWC. And if the rumors and the picture is for real, then it seems Nvidia will be launching Tegra 2 3D processor later this year for future mobile gadgets that will be having, you guessed it, a 3D screen. Based on a Dual Cortex A9 that’s generously clocked to 1.2 GHz, the Tegra 2 3D processor seems to be up to the challenge of setting the trend for future mobile and tablet devices, which may spell trouble to the Nintendo 3DS, Intel and perhaps even the juggernaut we call Apple.

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