Calibrating the Netbook Frenzy — A ‘Basic’ Primer
It's great to see all the momentum out there in netbook-land. These simple little internet devices, while limited in their capability, are generating a lot of buzz out there. That's a good thing, and Intel has certainly been behind this trend with a great little energy efficient processor called Atom. But as with anything new and exciting and different there...
- Nehalem, Wozniak, Livecasting and more… on IDF Connected Interested in the latest news, analysis and commentary about the Intel Developer Forum? Eager to voice your opinions and participate in the action? Then be sure to check out IDF Connected, the latest in our family of blogs, dedicated exclusively to coverage of the Intel Developer Forum. (more…)
Will LTE become the ‘Red Headed Stepchild’ for the Telco’s?
There is a lot of talk these days about Telco’s deploying LTE, etc, etc…. Let’s ignore the fact that LTE remains ‘Vaporware’ today, (all talk, and no product in sight, not even an IEEE standard in sight).So, if and when it does get here, then how will the proponents of LTE position it? LTE, and WiMAX for that matter, are...
The argument for LTE reeks of desperation
The most recent attempt at ‘drive by kneecapping’ is from Gartner.The ‘analysis’ by Phil Redman of Gartner, is so thoroughly devoid of reality, it leaves me uncertain where to begin to debunk it.Since Gartner’s entire argument hinges on the belief that only the LTE fairy can conjure up dual mode handsets, then I suggest an intrepid team of investigators from...
- Intel Chairman Craig Barrett on Intel’s 40th Anniversary Sure, these processor would be great for powering traffic lights.You mean they want to use our chips to make Taxi meters?Imagine, those where conversations inside Intel back in the 1970s, in the years after making the world's first microprocessor. (more…)