quote: I don't think the point of this article was to show how quark is a stripped down version of the atom architecture. I think the point the author was trying to make was to show how it is possible to fit a low power core inside of a small profile chip by comparing it to the atom architecture.
quote: The new Intel chips join the Core and Atom brands, as a fourth major family of consumer chips. Intel is aiming them at wearables, consumer appliances, biomonitoring devices. Reference boards will be available to partners in Q4 2013.