"This is about reinventing the PC, making it more of a consumer electronics device,"
Totally clueless! The PC can never be a true consumer electronics device because its open. Tinkering with CPUs does precisely zero to address this.
Double the pace of Moore's Law caught my eyes. With the new tri-gates, the low power Atom is expected. 15W seems high for mobile phone. Yet, it will be good for laptop and tablet. Typical consumers may choose GUI over the processing power and/ or power consumption. Will the low power Atom get an edge over ARM in the tablet market?
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.