The world's largest chip company wants to build system-on-chips based on the x86 instruction set, and the first fruits of that project are set to be released.
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According to the companies, the shift will enable mobile devices to offer 40 percent more computing performance and 100 percent greater battery life than the existing 45-nanometer process.
The first official Apple-branded chip, the fruit of Apple's acquisition of PA Semi, should have "a performance, battery efficiency, and cost advantage over the competition."
Analysts speculate about what will provide the processing power for the device--or devices, as the case may be.
Intel Architecture, IA or x86, compatibility matters far less in the handheld and consumer electronics space where Intel hopes to place Atom than does the processor itself.
Intel plans to express Moore's Law as integration of functions into fewer chips later this month at the Intel Developer Forum.
Japanese electronics companies are designing a chip that will compete with Intel, while a China-based manufacturer says it's working on devices using an alternative chip design, according to reports.