Inventec UMPCs Bring Curvaceous Contours to Mobile Computing

Inventec has just released images of two new UMPC units that it has set for the production line. The UMPC 7-A and the UMPC 5-D walked home with iF Design Awards honors, and from the images it is clear why. The curved construction of the UMPC 7-A is not done for looks alone; apparently, it will improve the viewing… » 1/19/08 7:00pm 1/19/08 7:00pm

Linux-based UMPC Will Come with GPS and HSDPA

Internet devices are popping up all over the place nowadays, and the latest comes from the folks at EB. It reminds us of the Amtek a little bit...and the OQO2 a lot...but this one will pack Mobile WiMax, HSDPA and built-in GPS. On top of that it'll have a decent-sized 4.8-inch screen. It'll run Intel's new Menlow… » 6/08/07 10:00am 6/08/07 10:00am

Intel Ultra Mobile Platform 2007 Officially Announced, MIDs and Menlow…

Intel has officially presented the Intel Ultra Mobile Platform 2007 (formerly known as McCaslin) and announced the new Menlow architecture with Silverthorn processors for 2008. They have also given us a peek and poke over Redflag's MIDinux Linux distribution, which apparently has been designed for those mobile… » 4/18/07 6:17am 4/18/07 6:17am