Thursday, 21 April 2011

Intel is working on Honeycomb for tablets, expect smartphones within 12 months

 Intel

It is no secret that Intel has been late to the ARM-dominated mobile industry, but the chip giant is looking to get in to the fight in a pair of big initiatives. The first is getting Honeycomb to run on various Atom tablets that could see Windows and even MeeGo as possible boot options alongside Android. Intel had enough clout with Google to get the Honeycomb source code, which still has not been released to the AOSP. Expect to see tablets with this setup later this year. 

The second is to get Android up and running on smartphones with Intel chips. While we have seen tech demos before, there has not been a commercial release for an Intel-powered smartphone yet. Intel is hoping to change that within the next 12 months. Intel said that testing on the carriers' networks was the biggest holdup at this point. [Intel via Engadet, The Register]

 

Intel is working on Honeycomb for tablets, expect smartphones within 12 months posted originally by Android Central

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