Google and the Atomic iPhone

Much speculation coming out of Germany about the new iPhone, specifically over the issues of screen size and processor. First came a quote from Intel bod Hannes Schwaderer that seemed to suggest Apple's next-gen smartphone would have a bigger screen and be based on the Atom chip.

Much speculation coming out of Germany about the new iPhone, specifically over the issues of screen size and processor. First came a quote from Intel bod Hannes Schwaderer that seemed to suggest Apple's next-gen smartphone would have a bigger screen and be based on the Atom chip. Then came the denial.

Funnily enough, only last week I asked Ashish Patel of Intel Capital whether we'd see the Atom in smartphones, and he said no - not until the second generation of the Atom, which is anticipated to land sometime next year (the first generation we'll see next month, hopefully, but that'll be going into subnotebooks and MIDs).

Nonetheless, checking out the story reminded me of the joy of Google's automatic online translation. "Thus, the new iPhone with nuclear-processor look like" is now one of my favourite picture captions of all time.