Android on Intel, now dual-booting with Windows 8

Developers at Intel's Open Source Technology Center have coded a new version of Android optimized to run on Santa Clara's x86 chips.

UEFI on track to replace PC BIOS by 2011

The relatively slow PC boot-up sequence is expected to receive a welcome boost with the mass adoption of a new spec known as UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) in 2011.