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net·book

 (nĕt′bo͝ok′)
n.
A portable computer that is smaller than a laptop, with less processing speed and less memory, used primarily for accessing the internet.

[Blend of (inter)net and notebook.]

netbook

(ˈnɛtˌbʊk)
n
(Communications & Information) a type of small laptop computer
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Historically, this was one area where the old Atom chips used to pound ARM pretty badly-the old Clover Trail or Medfield-derived Atom chips (based on the original Bonnell architecture from 2008) often outperformed their ARM counterparts of the day in tests that were cache or memory-bandwidth sensitive.
Intel chips support Google's servers, Intel's Xeon chip powers Google's self driving cars and Intel's Atom chips are inside Nexus Player, which is Google's new streaming-media device.
The decision was announced in an investor's meeting where Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said that tablets with 64-bit versions of Android OS and Intel Atom chips code named Bay Trail will be available by next year.
Previously, Intel had prioritised its PC Core chips, manufacturing them on its most efficient production lines, while its mobile device Atom chips were relegated to older production facilities.
HP has increased R&D spending and is close to releasing new products, in particular its low-energy Moonshot servers that use ARM and Atom chips.
At the 2012 International CES, Intel CEO Paul Otellini also put in a plug for a newly designed tablet computer that can run Windows 8 using Intel's Atom chips.
In 2014, the release of Atom chips code-named Airmont manufactured using the 14-nanometer process will coincide with the release of new Core and Xeon chips.
Atom chips are setups in which microscopic or micro-fabricated structures, typically confined to a surface, generate three-dimensional trapping fields in the vicinity of the surface.
Since introduction, Intel has shipped over 40 million Atom chips for netbooks to every major OEM around the world.
EoACA[pounds sterling]Having shipped about 70 million Intel Atom chips for netbooks since our launch of the category in 2008, there is obviously a great market for these devices around the world.
New netbooks based on dual-core Intel Atom chips arrived in stores on Monday and are available at a variety of consumer-friendly price points.