Android-x86 rumor

  • The Future Of Android-x86 Is In Question

    Android-x86Android-x86 has been an open-source project for the past 7+ years for providing suitable Intel/AMD hardware support for Google's Android operating system. Unfortunately, its project leader may be stepping away. Chih-Wei Huang who co-founded the Android-x86 open-source project in 2009 may be parting ways with it.

  • Rumor: Will Intel-based Android tablets be cheaper than Windows 8 devices?

    Android-x86A few days ago, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said that touchscreen-based products that will use the company's upcoming Bay Trail processor would be sold later this year and that they "are going to be down to as low as $200." Now there's word that those ultra-cheap touchscreen devices may be based not on Microsoft's Windows 8, as most assumed, but with Google's Android OS.

  • Asus could be working on a cheap, Intel-powered Android tablet

    Android-x86Asus is making a habit of introducing low-cost Android tablets. Now there's evidence suggesting the company's next model will feature a low-power Intel Atom processor instead of an ARM-based chip.

  • Orange London Smartphone To Be Made By ZTE & Powered By Intel Medfield?

    Android-x86A screenshot of an introduction to a survey carried out by Orange has leaked what looks like a new smartphone with an Intel processor clocked at 1.6GHz. The picture which was published by Coolsmartphone.com was obtained by an Orange customer who had signed for a scheme called "better together" which includes, amongst other things, completing surveys.

  • Intel powered, Orange branded smartphone headed to the UK?

    Android-x86UK based mobile network, Orange has a bit of history launching it's own branded smart devices. Budget Android handsets such as the San Francisco and Monte Carlo have proven to be strong sellers and the recently announced Tahiti tablet looks set to follow that trend. If a recent rumour from Simon Hardy over at coolsmartphone is anything to go by, the intel toting Orange London is set to be the next in line.