At TechXNY in New York, correspondent Melissa Francis talks to an Intel executive about how the company's new XScale processor will add power and performance to Microsoft's Mira technology.
When Intel's CEO since 2005 retires next year, the company will still face a problem it's barely begun to solve: finding a foothold in the mobile market.
The iPaq 210 comes with a Marvell processor that still looks remarkably like an Intel XScale chip.
No plans for substitute handheld PC
Texas Instruments thinks the latest OMAP processor from the market leader for mobile phone chips could wind up in Mobile Internet Devices, as well as its more familiar home inside smartphones.
With ample memory, Intel's latest processors, and some form of wireless connectivity, the HP iPaq hx2000 series offers a feature-rich and secure PDA for mobile professionals. Executives carrying sensitive information on their handheld will particularly appreciate the hx2750's biometric fingerprint reader for enhanced security.
The semiconductor giant has expanded beyond its core business many times only to pull back before those areas got popular. CNET looks at a few.
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