Age of the MicroPC
Subject: Mobile | January 24, 2007 - 11:21 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP takes a look at the MiniPC, something that didn't really exist until the past year. PDAs have been common for a while, as well as browser enabled phones, but neither really had the functionality of a laptop. With the MiniPC, or UMPC as it was first called, you have a much more useful device, and in a much smaller package than a laptop. Read the editorial for an overview of what these little wonders can do, and if smarter phones, like the iPhone, will replace them before they can even get started.
"The synergy of PDAs and laptops has brought about an entirely new form factor - the micro PC. Carrying 60GB+ of storage, GHz+
processors, Wi-Fi, and a full Windows OS, these quaint devices seem to have almost everything."
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