Dell’s “Stack” was/is the Intel x86 Windows 10 Phone/PC hybrid

Computers and mobile devices are increasingly able to talk to each other, but the companies that make them still have a long way to go before they offer a truly portable experience. Dell and Intel, however, once embarked on a mission that could have offered a big push in making computing more transferable.

The pictures of a thin phone running some version of Windows 10 on an Intel x86 processor as provided by Evan Blass now have a backstory, also provided by Evan Blass. We now have a more detailed look at the phone/PC hybrid that never made it to market.
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Sponsored : Intel Inside products at ridiculously low prices

If you’re looking for products with uncompromising performance, say a laptop, you’re usually looking for one with an Intel chip inside. Generally, Intel processors are considered the better to their counterparts and for good reason. However, they performance has a price that is not always an affordable one, especially when the products with competing chipsets are available at lower prices.

But this is 2016, however, and if there’s one clear message the tech industry has given this year, it is “Never settle.” Gearbest is looking to offer ultra affordable Intel Inside products in a big promotional sale they’re holding from November 9 to November 15 but the stocks are limited. So if you’re interested, you will need to keep your eye out already. Here is what you should know about it.  Continue reading “Sponsored : Intel Inside products at ridiculously low prices”

Andromeda : Android/Chrome OS Hybrid might launch on rumoured Nexus 7 tablet

Hours before now, there was a report from Android Police that Google was working on a laptop, a successor for the last year’s Chromebook Pixel, to introduce the Android/Chrome OS hybrid Andromeda. According to the report, the new Google laptop is known internally as ‘Bison’ and has been given the informal ‘Pixel 3’ nickname.

Now another report out of 9to5Google mentions that there is a second device that will be launching with Andromeda, and that is a “Nexus” tablet, built by Huawei. Yes, that’s the rumoured tablet you may have heard.

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Nexus 9 being used to test Andromeda : Android/Chrome OS Hybrid

There have long been rumors of Google looking to merge Android for mobile devices with Chrome OS for laptops into a single operating system. The closest that Google has come to anything resembling the rumor is the ongoing work to allow Chromebooks, laptops which run on Chrome OS, to access the Google Play Store and run Android apps.

The rumor mill on the Android-Chrome OS merger is now once again buzzing due to a cryptic tweet by Android, Chrome OS and Google Play Store senior VP Hiroshi Lockheimer.

As you might have heard, word on the street has it that Google could be unveiling Project Andromeda on the 4th of October, which in case you haven’t heard, is Google’s vision of the future where Android and Chrome OS are merged together into a single platform. If you’re looking for more proof, you’re in luck.

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Are tablets as we know them doomed?

Six years ago, Steve Jobs spoke at the D8 conference proclaiming that the PC was on the way out and the recently launched iPad was going to drive the “post-PC era” of computing. Jobs’ prediction about PCs was on the money, but figures now show that tablets, rather than replacing PCs, seem to be joining them on the digital scrap heap.

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The Holofone Phablet is a 7-inch Android phone / Windows PC with a built-in projector

Chinese OEM Akyumen (Pronounced like “acumen,” probably) will soon bring a very intriguing device to the Windows 10 ecosystem (via Windows Central). Its Holofone Phablet is a 7-inch device that sports an Intel Cherry Trail processor, a built-in projector, but more important it is said to be “compatible with both Android and Windows OS.”

Akyumen may not be well known as a manufacturer, but the company currently sells a Windows 10 tablet and an Android phone with built-in projectors, plus other phone accessories. However, the Holofone Phablet is a whole different beast: according to the official spec sheet, the device has a “2 in 1” operating system with both Windows 10 and Android Lollipop.

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