randomErr writes: "Intel began shipping the new mobile Atom, formerly codenamed "Cedar Trail", processors to manufacturers. As with most new chips it has more features and longer battery life. Intel said today "Computing systems using new Atom processors will debut in early 2012 through leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) such as Acer, Asus, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, and Toshiba." A netbooks based on the new chip may have up to 10 hours of battery life, weeks of standby and high-definition video."
In less than a century, computers will be making substantial progress on
... the overriding problem of war and peace.
-- James Slagle