Intel To Use Atom For Embeddable Systems, Moving Beyond PCs

Intel has found another use for its tiny, low-power Atom chips-today they've announced intention to move into the system-on-a-chip industry, where they'll compete with ARM, MIPS, Freescale, and IBM among others to provide embeddable systems for things that aren't PCs. Namely cable boxes, manufacturing robots, security… » 7/24/08 8:43am 7/24/08 8:43am

Tiny, Ultra-Cheap Desktop Will Only Pull Two Watts, Live in the Clouds

CherryPal has released some tantalizing details of its forthcoming desktop box, which they claim will draw only two watts and be "the greenest and most affordable on the market." The otherwise modestly spec'd box has a few secret weapons: cloud computing and a tri-core Freescale processor with hardware video rendering… » 6/18/08 8:20pm 6/18/08 8:20pm