INTEL Posts on XDA

XDA Begins Regular PC Hardware Coverage, Designed For Our Audience

At the tail end of 2015, I started writing for XDA-Developers -- it wasn’t a big jump given my involvement on the site for many years, but until then it was all on the forum side. Since then there have been a lot of changes, capped off with a new geographical location and work schedule....

Microsoft, Qualcomm and Intel: The Windows 10 ARM Dustup

In December 2016 Qualcomm and Microsoft released news that they were going to do something many in mobile didn't expect: Another attempt to get Windows to run on an ARM processor. But the similarities between this new attempt and previous ones marred by the Windows RT release were quickly put to bed. During the same announcement...

Computex 2017: Intel and AMD Bring Former Server Territory To Consumers

It wasn't but a few weeks ago when XDA finally got an extended look at AMD's Ryzen processors and the associated AM4 platform. The response I heard from many of our readers was that it was finally time for them to upgrade, especially open source teams that were looking to change out their 6 and...

Samsung May Displace Intel to Become World’s Most Profitable Chip Maker

Intel is currently the market leader in the semiconductor business and has dominated the industry for more than two decades with its wide range of offerings. However, Samsung has recently been catching up thanks to the strong performance of its semiconductor business. Now, according to a new report, Samsung may soon replace Intel to become...

XDA Takes on Ryzen: In-Depth Look of AMD’s AM4 Processors On Linux

In 2016 readers wanted to know how AMD's FX processors performed when it came to Linux and Android building - and thanks to the folks at AMD we were happy to find out and share the results with you. The lessons we learned from that article helped us learn how to better configure our systems...

Intel Claims its Next 10nm Chips Will Be a “Generation Ahead” of Samsung

While the spotlight today is on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, Intel is trying to one-up Samsung in an area where they fiercely compete. Intel's fabrication process has been strong, but 10nm chips have seemingly taken the company longer than expected. However, Intel claims that its long-delayed 10nm Cannon Lake chips will be a...

Spreadtrum Announces the SC9861G-IA, a 14nm Intel Atom 8 Core SoC with Cat 7 LTE Capabilities

Intel did not have the best luck when it came to the mobile chip industry and at times it was thought the company was backing out entirely. This ended up not being the case, but it is fair to say that Intel couldn't make an impact in the market the way they had originally wanted...

Spreadtrum to Base an Upcoming Chip on Intel’s Atom Architecture

Intel definitely made a mistake when it came to approaching the mobile chip market. The company refused to focus on things like power efficiency once smartphones started to gain traction and this led to a number of other companies stepping up and filling the void. Then when Intel changed their mind, it almost felt like...

Next Pixel Flagship may Feature a non-Qualcomm Chipset, Possible Budget Model in the Works

Rumor season is already upon us, and today we bring you a report from 9to5Google that mentions some interesting tidbits regarding the next generation Google Pixel phones. According to a source, Google is currently in the process of testing their next Pixel flagship devices with upgraded specifications. As with any yearly upgrade, we would expect to...

Intel’s Recent Radio Activity Could Lead to a Rematch for x86 on Android

Earlier this year, Intel drastically cut their mobile product line, dropping SoFIA and Broxton from their roadmap completely. At the same time, Intel also reduced their work on porting new versions of Android to x86 processors, leading many to suspect that Intel was pulling out of the Android phone space completely, with their attempts to...

Intel’s Multi-OS Engine Allows Developers to Create Native iOS or Android Apps with Java

Many of us have likely come across on app on a different platform that made us wonder: "why in the world can't I download this already?" I'm sure you've heard of one such app that's all the rage lately, Prisma. Prisma launched on iOS on June 11 and was immediately a smash hit. A little over...

[Updated] Intel: Atom Is Not Dead And We’re Not Leaving Mobile

Late last week we covered stories reporting the possible death of Intel's Atom lineup and a presumed withdrawal from the mobile market. Since then we've had a chance to speak with Intel's public relations team and they've helped clear a few things up. After getting this additional information it seems that Intel's decisions are not...