Wait, are Intel Atom CPUs in short supply or is there a surplus?

I’m so confused. Yesterday DigiTimes reported that a shortage in netbook parts including CPUs were driving up prices. Since one of the companies mentioned was Intel, I figured we might have another Atom shortage on our hands. But in a separate article, DigiTimes claims that Intel actually has a surplus of Atom chips thanks to […]

Rumor: Apple working on a wireless “media pad”

Apple executives have repeatedly denied that the company is working on a netbook. But they’ve also repeatedly dropped hints that they could be working on something that will compete with netbooks. Today’s rumor comes courtesy of Business Week, which reports that Apple is negotiating with Verizon Wireless to carry two devices: A small iPhone-like device for […]