With the processing chops to support a search
engine, operating system and some basic applications, Intel's new notebooks
could well be decent choices to take on the road.
When Intel rolls out its new
line of microprocessors for low-cost notebooks
later this year, don't be
surprised if these PCs find their way into businesses.
Emerging markets and educational endeavors are not the only places where
these inexpensive PCs will have an impact.
As Intel prepares to launch its Atom
line of processors
for what it calls "netbooks" and
"nettops," the market for these low-cost PCs is worth about $10
billion, CEO Paul Otellini told financial
analysts earlier in March. Part of that is expected to come from sales to
midmarket and small-business customers. Read the full story on eWEEK Midmarket.