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Intel details Cedar Trail Atoms, but are netbooks even relevant?

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Joanna scored some early details on Intel's next-generation Cedar Trail Atom processors, and they seem like a solid update: WiDi and Intel Wireless music will be making their way to netbooks in this generation, as will some easier file-syncing features. Intel's also promising a boost in performance, 1080p / Blu-ray playback, and lower power and heat that will allow for thinner fanless netbook designs. But as we've been wondering for so long, the real question is whether or not netbooks are even still relevant -- AMD Fusion machines are nearly as cheap and offer far more power, and the low-end of the market is being eaten by the iPad. Joanna's got some thoughts on that and an interview with Intel's Bill Kircos over on her personal blog, go check it.