[News] [Linux] Linux-based Ultra-mobile PC Earns Another Good Review

[News] [Linux] Linux-based Ultra-mobile PC Earns Another Good Review

Post by Roy Schest » Sat, 19 May 2007 22:27:14


UMPCs Take Different Tacks

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| Overall, the PepperPad represents a solid, Linux-based portable platform
| especially for applications that will require text input. For this, it does
| much better than most other UMPCs I've had my hands on.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


Related:

Intel praised for backing mobile Linux

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| According to Gartner, the chip giant's switch to Linux for mobile
| internet devices moves the personal device argument away from
| Windows and platform discussions towards web technology.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


Intel ditches Vista for its mid-range UMPCs

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| As if it wasn't hard enough for Microsoft, and hardware manufacturers
| to convince consumers that we need another portable device, the choice
| has now become a bit harder because Intel is going to choose to sell
| its mid-range machines with Linux, instead of Windows Vista.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


PepperPad pleases pair of publishers

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| Pepper Computing's Linux-powered, x86-compatible PepperPad 3
| continues to rack up rave reviews. CarryPad.com publisher Steve
| Paine calls the device a "hackable gem of a mobile PC," while
| Pocketables.net publisher Jenn K. Lee devotes nearly 3,000 words
| to "delightful stuff" about the product.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/