ComputerWorld's Seth Weintraub wrote an excellent article about Apple's choice of the ARM processor – which is used in the iPhone and iPod touch –and why it will most likely chose ARM for a netbook and/or tablet Mac.Despite the fact that Apple buys its desktop and notebook processors exclusively from Intel and its Atom processors are already in most shipping netbooks, Weintraub notes that the ARM Cortex A8 processor "absolutely kills the Intel Atom in power efficiency.
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