The detailed specs on Intel's upcoming small'n'cheap Atom processor are now up for grabs. From data released at the Intel Developer Forum in Shanghai, it looks like the first Atom releases will be five different CPUs, destined for a range of portable or "net-top" machines. Each chip has 512kB of on-board L2 caching and… »
With Intel's new Silverthorne processor, we can expect a whole new line of smaller, faster and more power efficient UMPCs...many of which we spotted today. We groped models from Aigo (a touchscreen slider with 3MP camera), Clarion (nonworking but small), Lenovo and Toshiba (a blingtastic but a bit slow). A mixture of… »
We just talked to Uday Keshavdas at the Intel booth here at the Pepcom event at CES, and when we pressed him on Apple's rumored use of their new Silverthorne mobile chipset, he said: »What's that mean? Beats me, but OMG Apple UMPCs! iPhone 3!
According to AppleInsider, Apple plans to adopt Intel's ultra-mobile PC platform for a new generation of portable devices. Rumor has it that Apple has decided to use Intel's upcoming 45-nanometer "Silverthorne" chip in multiple new devices in 2008, with the most likely candidates being a next-gen iPhone and a UMPC. »