Intel won't have its best shot at mobile salvation until late this year. Let's hope that's not too late.
As of today, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Dell, Samsung, and Acer, among others, are all shipping high-profile Windows 8 tablets and hybrids with Intel's "Clover Trail" Atom processor.
And all are billed as running "all your favorite Windows applications."
The problem is that Atom still isn't up to the task, as CNET Reviews and many other reviewers have pointed out.
In short, it's Netbook deja vu all over again. Atom-based Netbooks were never … Read more