Intel's Developers Conference kicks off today, and UMID is showing off its upgrade to the M1 ultra mobile PC. The M2 has the same keyboard and 4.8-inch (1024x600) screen, but will use faster 1.2Ghz or 1.6GHz Atom processors.
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It's not a surprise, but ailing UMPC company OQO has just stopped support service and closed down their phone lines, citing "financial constraints." That's pretty much the end of OQO.
Sascha of Netbooknews.de got to muck around with the beta-version of Asus' T91 tablet netbook. While the UI is still rough around the edges, it looks to be a promising addition to the tablet family.
We already knew that Windows 7 runs well on netbooks, but to run reasonably well on a 600MHz processor, 512MB RAM UMPC represents a whole new level of scalability.
Not much left to divulge beyond what leaked already about the OQO Model 02+: It's newly endowed with a stunning OLED touchscreen, global 3G and faster 1.86GHz Atom CPU. But! It's only $US1500. And pics!
While we knew much of Sony's new netbook's specs already, the price was still a mystery. But new leaks put the Vaio Pocket awfully close to the $US1000 mark, which makes it a pricey toy indeed.