Intel has published its revenue report for Q1 2014 and 2013, revealing that the company’s mobile communication division struggling with large losses.
During a developers conference in China, Intel released the source code for Android KitKat 4.4 with a 64-bit kernel optimized for its CPUs. It also mentioned its next-generation 14nm SoC, code-named Braswell.
This week in your world of Android: the new HTC One leaked some more, OnePlus teased its own One, new feature and design tweaks came to several Google apps, Samsung’s CEO denied the existence of a premium Galaxy S5, Intel’s Windows-Android plans went bust, and more specs of the LG smartwatch leaked.
Industry sources are reporting that Intel has purchased Basis, a health tracking smartwatch developer, for £100 – £150 million. Intel is finally making its move into wearables.
Processors powering the new trend in wearable technology not only need to be small and energy efficient, but also cool enough to wear comfortably. According to ARM, Intel’s new tiny Quark processor is just too hot to handle.
At MWC 2014 Intel has formally unveiled its Atom Merrifield and Moorefield 64-bit chips, with plans to release the dual-core Merrifield in the first half of this year.
In a mobile world dominated by ARM and Qualcomm, Intel’s fortunes seem to be waning. But is that really the case? We look at Intel’s strategy to remain relevant and innovative in a “Post PC” market,
Intel will be introducing two processors from its Merrifield and Bay Trail brands for tablets and smartphones at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
ARM and Intel are worlds apart when it comes to success in the mobile processor market, but could the move to 64-bit mobile challenge offer Intel a second chance?
Intel CEO, Brian Krzanich, has told an investor earnings call that 64-bit Bay Trail powered Android tablets will be ready for Q2 2014.