Lana N. Lindberg, Software Applications Engineer for the Intel® Atom ™ Processor
By Benjamin A. Lieberman, Ph.D.
One of the use cases for tablets with Intel® Atom™ processors and Microsoft Windows 8* is low-power audio playback. This capability allows users to continue listening to music after the device enters a low-power state commonly referred to as Connected Standby. Connected Standby is an Always On Always Connected scenario implemented in Microsoft Windows and manifest through the new Intel Atom S0ix low-power states.
On a weekly basis I see or read some sort of craziness around what a PC is. Seems pretty simple right? After all... a PC = Personal Computing device. However; the trap I see a lot of people falling into is that they are confusing the latest crop of personal computing devices - form vs. the function.
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More kids than ever before in history are engaging with computing devices on a daily basis, whether that may be that a smartphone, a tablet, a PC, or a convertible tablet/PC form factor. They do homework, interact with friends and family, and play games, and as seen by a simple search in any popular app store, apps for kids are getting downloaded at a fantastic rate: