Traditional PCs are no longer the most talked-about topic at the Consumer Electronics Show, but there are a few companies that could make waves in computing at this year show. Here's what to expect.
The upcoming release of Intel's new Bay Trail based Atom processors will provide PC manufacturers their first opportunity to sell powerful yet affordable tablets and convertibles for less than $600. Some tablets may even hit the market for as little as $199.
Asus has announced the Transformer T100, a 10.1-inch, 2-on-1 tablet PC that runs Windows 8.1. Equipped with the latest Intel Atom processor, the T100 offers up to 11 hours of battery, but pricing starts at just $349.
ZTE has announced the Grand X2, a new Android smartphone in its expanding range of Intel-powered devices, and this one packs a 2GHz Z2580 Clover Trail+ processor.
Windows 8 tablets can't really be classified a success, partly because Windows RT is a confusing mess and the ARM chip in the Surface is pretty disappointing. However, it's Intel to the rescue as the chip-maker gears up to introduce its latest Atom processor.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini says that the price of Windows 8 tablets and touch laptops could drop to as low as $200 thanks to Intel's quad-core Bay Trail chip, which will debut on devices this holiday season.
While it's still a pre-alpha build, Intel has released a special Android build for Windows, suggesting that pretty soon there will be tablets that dual-boot Windows alongside an x86 edition of Android
ZTE has announced the Grand X IN, an Intel Medfield-powered Android phone, while Motorola prepares to join the party in September.
UK network Orange has launched the San Diego, an Android phone powered by Intel's Medfield Atom processor.
Intel will attempt to shoulder its way into the cell phone and tablet market by partnering with Google and bringing Android to Intel chips.
Intel showed off 10 different devices in New York this week. We went hands-on to check out its obscure lineup of Atom-based tablets.
The tablet market may be focused on consumers, but networking giant Cisco wants to bring a high-def, 7-inch tablet to enterprises.
Hoping for the best of two worlds in one tablet? Gigabyte says its tablet plans include a model that can dual-boot Windows and Android.