Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Intel's new Atom: a shakeup in the mobile market?

Intel wants a piece of this action:

Note how processor design that was key to Intel's dominance in the PC and server space turned out to be a major long-term disadvantage in the mobile segment.
Dec 21, 2011. MTR - Previous Atom designs spread the work of a processor across two or three chips, a relatively power-intensive scheme that originated many years ago in Intel's PC chips. But now Intel has finally combined the core functions of its processor designs into one chunk of silicon.

tags: innovation, constraint, mobile

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