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Centrino is the new diet pill for that bulky device you've been schlepping through airports. Are you ready to lose some weight?

This story appears in the May 2003 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

They're finally here-a new generation of notebooks based on Intel's long-awaited Centrino chip package. The first beneficiaries of Centrino technology are cooler- and longer-running portables in slimmer, lighter profiles.

Intel's low-power Pentium M processor, formerly called Banias, is the central feature of a mobile chip trio that also includes a new 855PM chipset and optional 802.11b wireless silicon. It's a novel idea to marry a power-conserving processor with power-hungry networking technology.

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