@rick.merritt: I hope you get to attend IDF in Sept and give us an update.
The Ultrabooks or tablet notebooks (or whatever buzzword fits!) could become a savior for Intel. The popularity of a tablet platform combined with computing horsepower at no/lower additional power consumption can be a real enabler.
Looks like the fabs/IDM's at the next processor nodes can all be counted with digits in one hand!
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