Engadget on Atom
From Engadget:Intel has officially dubbed the Silverthorn and Diamondville chips "Atom," and the Menlow platform has become the "Centrino Atom." We know, it's hard to believe the day has come, but it's finally happened. Obviously, the 45nm Atom chips, and Centrino Atom technology will be targeted for MIDs, UMPCs, and all manner of small, internet-centric devices. Undoubtedly an unending vista...
- Video: Intel Atom Close Up The Intel Atom processor is built for low power, high performance for new Mobile Internet Devices and simple, low-cost PCs. Here's how it came together and where it's going according to Anand Chandrasekher, Senior VP of Intel's Ultra Mobility Group.
- Apple’s new MacBooks are here Mobility Today captured all the system specs of the new line of MacBook and MacBook Pros with the Intel Core 2 Duo (45nm Penryn!!!).
Moore’s Law in the palm of your hand
We took the silicon core of an Intel Core 2 Duo microprocessor, a camera and a microphone to the Las Vegas Strip here at CES 2008... and asked people 'What is this thing?"See the reactions for yourself.For those who haven't seen one, they're quite beautiful and extraordinary. Fans of good design will marvel at the mind-boggling intricacy of 400-million transistors...
- NPR goes for a ride with WiMAX NPR’s Digital Culture Consultant, Laura Sydell, went for a ride in a GM Suburban hooked up with a WiMAX connection. Listen to her experience with broadband on the go.
- Green and Fair While the industry becomes greener, Ubergizmo blogs that there's also a movement towards fair trade. United Pepper is producing peripherals that are designed in Belgium, sustainable-manufactured in Vietnam, made with minimal harmful chemicals, and recycled packaging.
- On the Personal Internet Leslie Cauley reports for USA Today on how cell phone companies and internet companies will have to cooperate to navigate the surge towards mobile web and the personal internet.
- The Laptop Spiral Nearly, as cool as the Fountain of Chocolate Rain, is the laptop spiral. Check the great video from TechEBlog.
- Intel Atomic Bloghaus Reblogged from the Silicon Valley Watcher. Tom Foremski goes undercover at the "It won't stay in Vegas" blogger party sponsored by Intel and the PodTech Bloghaus.He even got a few frames of my ugly mug:
Fountain of Chocolate Rain
A surprise of CES, was finding myself in the Chocolate Rain meme. First it was meeting Tay Zonday in the booth, then working with Intel to publish a video interview with him, then noticing the floor-to-ceiling fountain of chocolate rain at the Bellagio en route to the Bloghaus party.It continued to spending a few downtime hours finding the most strange...