hmm , so seems to be
intel needed an design house for their [ coh coh ...mcrappy] phones , apple left desktop/home space for others (linux,ms) , they need to sell DRM-ed music/movies on the phone/ipod/media center (control your crappy iLife)
They meet and ...i can only speculate
"The company can count some high-volume customers for its applications chip. But its baseband chip--the core communications center of a cell phone--had been a flop.
Intel, which did not disclose the maker of the new phone, also said its new baseband chip code-named Hermon--which operates on third-generation cellular networks--is still on track to be introduced in the second half of the year. "