Originally Posted by mechtech
Looks like the Atom is going to be awesome, thats a lot of power for such a tiny processor, and cheap too.
Cheap for a simple reason.
Intel is hitting a new market with over 10 companies (producing CPUs) at it.
When they get HTC, Sony, Samsung, Apple, ... on their Side the price will rise.
Originally Posted by DuckieHo
We need to get rid of ARM processors and go to full x86 first!
ARM still works great.
Even Intel has a (fair but not huge) part of the market.
x86 is an Intel patent - no new Company will get to the market.
Look at the PC market, how many Companies produce x86 atm.
Can you think of more than 4?
Learn a .Net language and you can easy create multi platform apps ;o)
Even a x86 based iPhone would not run Windows Mobile Apps just because of Apple wont let them...