Recently, a variety of news regarding Intel Atom appear with an enviable regularity. This is not surprising, given the popularity of the platform and a variety of solutions based on it. But today`s news from Taiwan several vybivaetsya out of line. It would seem that all options for the use of Intel Atom is already in some way to put into practice. Netbuki, nettopy, planshety and a lot of varieties, with the HDD, with SSD, and even with the HDD/SSD. But no, so far remained unrealized projects . . . proscribed screens. Taiwan IT-resource The Digitimes traditional reference to anonymous sources of information among producers of notebooks announced that Hewlett-Packard Company is currently negotiating with Intel for the lifting of current restrictions on the use of Atom platform exclusively for portable PC diagonal screen no more than 10, 2 inches. The reason is that HP plans for 2009, according to the same sources, include the extension of lines of low-cost laptop models 11, 6-inch novelty in the second quarter of 2009 and 13 3-inch device is closer to June 2009 . So Hewlett-Packard reportedly intends to provide a further advantage in the market netbukov, which is now particularly strong competitors such as Asustek Computer and Acer. is also talk that the results of talks between HP and Intel on this matter will be known towards the end of January. The chances for a positive outcome of the negotiations is highly valued, as Hewlett-Packard is fairly large and influential customers with high volume of orders. Also note that the fact that the company Hewlett-Packard, one of the few laptops on the market, who use their laptops and netbukah platform offers virtually all manufacturers of x86 processors, including Intel, AMD and VIA. By the way, now in their massive models netbukov small diagonal HP is actively using CPU VIA C7-M.