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Aug 5 2009   1:11AM GMT

The Near Future of Laptops

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

An interesting story discussing the future of Intel, laptops, and netbooks. They mention Intel’s new Pine Trail Atom silicon which will shrink the amount of space required by the silicon while boosting power efficiency and performance. Also mentioned is HUGI(Hurry up and get Idle) which will allow the Processor to instantly go from 100% complete a task then back down to full idle… very interesting.

Here is an insert from the page and a link below to read the full story.

“At the Intel Technology Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday, an executive described the imminent mobile future, including a major refresh of Netbook silicon, better-designed “ultrathins,” and turbo-powered high-end laptops.”

Read the full story here.


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