Nokia has a whole lot of expertise with smartphones and always-connected, 3G enabled internet devices, while Intel’s all over the computer space, which includes netbooks, MIDs, and UMPCs (if you actually think there’s any difference between the three). Maybe in the short term we’ll start to see Intel chips showing up in Nokia products, or Nokia software (including Maemo) designed to support Intel powered machines. In the long term, this partnership could lead to entirely new classes of devices. Or not.
What do you think? Is this big news, or much ado about nothing?