Intel adapts Android 4.0 for its chips

Intel, in collaboration with MIPS Technologies, apparently works on an adaptation of the Android 4.0 OS that would work on Intel microprocessors. The Android OS is used mainly in tablets and smartphones that use ARM processors. This makes it incompatible with the highly popular x86 Intel processors that power most PCs around the world.

According to an Intel representative Android 4.0 is now ready to work with devices, which run on x86 processors. Intel/Android devices are expected to hit the market in Q1 2012.

Intel Logo

At the same time MIPS powered tablets now support Android 3.0. The company now works on providing support for Android 4.0 for its processors. The first MIPS/Android devices are expected in a few months.

Source: Technews

Related posts

Samsung reveals Galaxy Player 5.8

Samsung reveals Galaxy Player 5.8

Samsung has had a big week – despite losing a major court case against Apple the Korean company managed to announce a bunch of new devices one of which is the Galaxy Player 5.8. As the product name suggests we are dealing here with the latest Samsung music player. The device strongly...

Alienware M17x Flagship Gaming Laptop

Alienware Company unveils new details about their refreshed Aurora M17x gaming laptop. Allpowerful M17X  has Intel Core 2 Extreme quad-core CPU, a pair of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M 1 GB graphics cards, an integrated NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GPU with HybridPower technology, up to 8 GB of DDR3-1333...

MSI releases N240GT graphics card with over voltage Overclocking function

World renowned graphics card and mainboard manufacturer, MSI, today formally releases the world's first graphics card to support over voltage function - the N240GT series. Including the N240GT-MD512-OC/D5 and N240GT-MD1G, this series allows the user to adjust both the voltage and the...

Leave a comment