As we wrap up with ASUS’ IFA announcements for today, we shift from the tablet and smartphone sectors over to laptops. Launched back in May, Kabini is AMD’s alternative to Intel’s Atom; Temash is the lower power variant, with basically the same hardware but reduced clock speeds. Since May, we haven’t heard too much about Temash; there are a few laptops out using the SoC/APU, like the HP TouchSmart 11, Acer V5-122P, and Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite. The HP and Acer use the 8W A4-1250 while the Samsung uses the 8W A6-1450 (and packs a 128GB SSD). ASUS is adding another Temash laptop to the mix with their upcoming X102BA ultraportable, a 10.1” touchscreen AMD netbook. What's more, they'll be the first (that I've...
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