Intel says smart phones powerful enough to play a 1080p HD movie while you're video conferencing -- and power-smart enough to last 10 days on standby -- are on the way
The successor to Intel's current Atom processor will be part of a collaboration based on Intel's silicon and the Linux Moblin v2.0 software platform.
Intel and Nvidia exchange sharp words about smartphones as their rivalry intensifies.
Moorestown, due in 2009 or 2010 will be--for Intel--a highly integrated chip, bringing it more in line with silicon designs in the smartphone market.
The Moorestown motherboard will likely be the main launching pad for Intel into the mobile phone market--what the chipmaker calls "MID phones."
The LG smartphone based on Intel's upcoming "Moorestown" chip does multitasking, a feature Apple's forthcoming iPad tablet lacks. A leg up for the Intel camp?
Company appears to be focusing a lot of attention on future Moorestown silicon that will go into mobile phones.
At the Consumer Electronics Show, a company representative gave a relatively in-depth demonstration of a future smartphone from LG Electronics. Watch the video.
The two companies create a wide-ranging deal covering chips and software for mobile devices.
The departure today of an Intel executive who led the chipmaker's unsuccessful push into smartphones and tablets underscores the huge challenges the company faces in these markets.