May 27: What's Interesting Today

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  1. Combine this Apple story with the ones from TUAW (below) about the Atom processor running at low power, and you have an interesting device. Smaller battery, with essentially a solar tickle charger, and you could have an interesting tablet (large solar array) or e-reader type device. The iPod name is intentionally ambiguous enough it could be the “iPod Reader” and not strictly a tablet, since Jobs has decried them as useless.
    “The Atom Processor would certainly make a good candidate for a mini-tablet. It’s small enough to fit any form factor, and low power enough to run for long periods in small devices. According to netkas, you can even run one of these on solar power. Here are the results of an Xbench test, courtesy of netkas:”

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