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Why Intel’s New Smartphone Chip Could One Day Give Us Dual-Booting iPads [MWC 2012]

Why Intel’s New Smartphone Chip Could One Day Give Us Dual-Booting iPads [MWC 2012]Why Intel’s New Smartphone Chip Could One Day Give Us Dual-Booting iPads [MWC 2012]

BARCELONA, MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2012 — Although Cupertino currently uses their own custom-baked ARM chips inside the iPhone and iPad, Intel’s gunning for their business. Caught with their pants down in the mobile market, Intel thinks they have finally gotten their silicon caught up to ARM when it comes to power management.

Their new mobile platform is called Medfield, and while it’s only for Android now, you should take Intel’s entry into the mobile market seriously: this could very well be the first-generation of the chip that won’t just power future iPhones and iPads, but run OS X on them as well. We got a hands-on.

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Intel ‘Talking to Apple’ — But Is Anyone Listening?

Intel ‘Talking to Apple’ — But Is Anyone Listening?

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Intel wants to be friends with Apple — or more specifically, Apple’s hoard of cash. As the PC industry craters and mobile devices seem to be the future, the chipmaker wants the tech giant to buy its Medfield design. Although Intel if talking, is Apple listening?

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