Chip Shot: Intel Atom Powering New Google Chromebooks

Today Google announced Chromebook devices from Samsung and Acer, powered by dual-core Intel® Atom™ processors, and running the Chrome open source operating system. To aid in delivering the best Internet experience, Intel Atom processors are specifically designed for low-power, energy-efficient performance with longer battery life. The Intel Atom processor continues to be the processor of choice for the netbook category, enabling over 90 million mobile companion devices since 2008.