HP unveils tiny chip that packs big punch

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled a wireless data chip that is the size of a grain of rice that HP says could bring a plethora of new features to mobile devices. According to HP, the new chip can offer broadband Internet access to most digital devices and store up to 100 pages of text. The 'Memory Spot' can be embedded into most surfaces and provide broadband speeds of up to 10 Mbps, about 10 times faster than Bluetooth. HP plans to take the technology to various industry standards bodies to win support.

To read more about HP's new chip:
- check out this article from telecoms.com (sub. req.)