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In response to a question about whether Qualcomm will create an eight-core processor like MediaTek's upcoming model, Senior VP Anand Chandrasekher told a Taiwanese publication "we don't do dumb things." He added that "you can't take eight lawnmower engines, put them together and now claim you have...

August 2nd 2013 at 12:13pm 0 Comments
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Intel promised way back in 2009 that we'd be seeing Medfield-based smartphones in 2011, and it looks like those have now gotten one step closer to reality. While there's unfortunately few details to be had, that's apparently a Medfield-based smartphone of some sort in the hand of Intel's Anand Chan...

January 31st 2011 at 11:39am 0 Comments
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Possible big news on the way later today. According to Bloomberg, Intel's very own Mr. MID, Anand Chandrasekher, will announce Nokia as a new customer of its mobile processors. This is important because Nokia is a long time friend of ARM and Intel by its own admission can't currently compete with A...

June 23rd 2009 at 4:29am 0 Comments
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In celebration of the Atom's one-year anniversary, Intel's unveiled Z550, the latest processor in the family and as the rumors suggested, it clocks in at a pretty impressive 2GHz along with support for Hyperthreading, all in under three watts of power usage. Additionally, it took the veil off of th...

April 8th 2009 at 1:16am 0 Comments
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When low-level Intel execs throw down a verbal assault on Silicon Valley-buds Apple, guess what the result is? Fake fight! Fortunately, Intel's Anand Chandrasekher just stepped in, referee-style, and dropped the retraction hammer on his loose-lipped, ARM-bashing underlings with the following correc...

October 24th 2008 at 2:43am 0 Comments
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We finally nabbed a video of the first Moorestown silicon -- a mashup of Intel's Lincroft and Langwell chips and a third party power management chip -- slapped together and running on a validation board inside of an Intel lab. It's nothing like the form factor of that crazy MID mockup Intel's been...

October 22nd 2008 at 10:02am 0 Comments
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This sexy MID has been dropping jaws for more than a year now. Unfortunately, the plastic mock-up has always been a non-working, gutless model with little more than a glossy screen and backlight to demonstrate the form factor Intel's gunning for with its future Moorestown Mobile Internet Devices. T...

October 20th 2008 at 1:24am 0 Comments