Microsoft has dropped the resolution requirement for Windows 8 on tablets to 1,024 by 768, opening up the possibility for less expensive 7-inch or 8-inch tablets running the fledgling operating system.
It's taken a while, but Advanced Micro Devices is finally taking the wraps off Hondo, the code name for its processor chip for tablet computers. The new chips could give Intel a run for its money and offer choice to consumers in the coming Windows 8 launch.
The enterprise-ready tablet has built-in security and other features that enterprises need to equip a work force. The tablets run Windows 8 and feature Intel's Clover Trail microprocessors (branded Atom).
Intel chief executive Paul Otellini said today that 20 Windows 8 tablets are being designed by computer makers for launch later this year when Microsoft unveils its new operating system.
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