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Octavean
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Re: So many tablets

Intel has a vested interest in challenging the onslaught of ARM SoC devices like Google Android and Apple iOS tablets. This presumably will be done via the Intel Atom initiative:

The x86 Power Myth Busted: In-Depth Clover Trail Power Analysis

However power efficiency will likely make advancements even where they are not as necessary such as Intel desktop systems.

Still an x86 table is now and has been an option for some time. Going this route sidesteps walled gardens in favor of an open platform. And naturally Intel wants the smartphone market as well.

I for one am starting to think they actually have a chance in these markets although they don't have a head start or mindshare,...

For what it's worth I'm posting this from my iPad,......

chapter_one

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Octavean, this may be getting more technical that I had hoped for but the battery life would definitely be a major concern. I'm not quite sure what all that article was saying but initial glances shows almost 15 hours vs. almost 8, high to low. Price may ultimately dictate the device of choice, we'll have to see.

Jeez. so much to consider. Thanks for the info.

Ron