The Commodore name still just about lives on, even though the original owners have long since left the factory. The latest product to carry the once-great computing name is the PC64 — an all-in-one Atom PC in a C64 case.
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Another piece of the rocket-powered Bloodhound 1609km/h car jigsaw has popped into place, with chip-maker Intel announcing it'll be providing the car's brain. But rather than using the company's top-spec chips, Bloodhound will be powered using cheap Intel Atoms.
Both companies are dropping clues that Nokia and Intel are working on a new mobile chip - a move that could solve serious problems for both. Intel and Nokia's love affair, it seems, is bigger than Meego.
Intel revealed its new line of Atom processors today, including the "Pineview" nettop-centred ones we saw benchmarked earlier. What do they have to offer? A smaller footprint, better efficiency and not a lot more power.
When Apple killed Atom processor support in the Snow Leopard 10.6.2 update, it was one of the first times they'd actively tried to stop hobbyist hackintoshing. It was also sort of a dick move! Luckily, it's not going to stick.
Leaks from the Pine Tree Pine Nut Pine Trail roadmap from Intel suggests that going forward, certain Atom processors will support 2GB of RAM, a jump from the previous 1GB max instituted by Intel as a measure to prevent cannibalisation between netbooks and processors in middle tiers.
Intel's Atom processor is found in virtually every netbook, but others are still trying to get inside your mini-laptop. Independently, ARM and VIA are showing improved chips, but both most likely won't touch what Intel has in store.