According to these slides from HKEPC.com, Intel is about to announce some new cpu and hardware specs for the Ultra-Mobile PC, largely resulting in much improved battery life, a smaller display, and smaller footprint overall. I think the best thing to happen to Intel, in regards to the UMPC platform, is Via!
Checkout the slides at HKEPC.com and look for something from Intel on April 18th at the Intel Developers Forum.
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