Computex has just seen the launch of a new class of netbook. Intel has taken the lid off of their dual-core Atom N processors and confirmed their existence and upcoming availability. They also confirmed the “Oak Trail” system-on-a-chip platform, which Netbooked reports is heading to tablets and netbooks with Windows 7, MeeGo, and Chrome OS.
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Oak Trail supports HD-video and HDMI-out. It will be allow for tablets/netbooks with a thinner profile and longer battery life than the current Menlow platform. Expect the first Oak Trail products to launch in 2011.
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Intel also gave us a sneak peak of their new Canoe Lake technology. This allows for super-thin, lightweight, heat-efficient notebooks. Intel showed off by pulling two Canoe Lake notebooks out of a padded envelope.