Anyone who's toured their local modern art museum has seen a fair share of odd-looking furniture. And the Subsonic Chair would fit right in.
The UMID mBook BZ is in many ways a curious animal: it packs a ton of power into a MID, but doesn't know quite to how to harness it. It's a ultrasmall computer that can be ultrahard to use.
Here are the first shots of the VPC08 in action. The hardware looks faithful to those renders we saw mid-November, and includes a 4.3-inch touchscreen, 800MHz Atom Z500 CPU, and separate phone controls with a second 2-inch screen.
That 5-inch Dell mini-tablet we saw in a leaked video last month looked like it had U.S. spec 3G, and now a Chinese-language Commercial Times report suggests the touchscreen device will be part of a new series headed to AT&T.
Remember that iPhone-like Android MID that everyone went crazy about yesterday? It looks like someone may have tracked it down. Manufactured by SMiT, the device is called the MID-560. And it's got decent specs.
Just as reported, Intel and Nokia had a big fancy announcement to tell everyone that they're going to be doing something together in the future—the specifics of which wasn't important (or defined) enough to mention today.
It's all very wink wink, nudge nudge, hush hush, but the odor that Intel is giving off in this Fortune article about the Medfield project is that Intel's trying to shrink x86 down to smartphones.
To be honest, I'm not really into netbooks. I'm looking for an internet device that is more than just a really tiny laptop. This MID concept seems to be a step in the right direction.
The gadget: Viliv S5, a computer that fits in your palm, packing all the Atom processor power of the latest netbooks along with GPS.
Android Community has learned that Archos is working on a Mobile Internet Device that will run Android, have phone functionality and use the TI OMAP 3 processor (same as the Palm Pre).
First, Intel decided to go with Linux for its MIDs, and now it's giving the bird to Microsoft again by revealing a contender to the Zune's social music aspect. TuneWiki, a “social media player” software based on Intel's Atom processor integrates music and video with synchronized lyrics and a social network.
At the Intel Developer Forum last week, a lot of the buzz on the demo floor was around new Atom hardware. There were the requisite netbooks and EeeClones floating around, but it seemed like peculiar little quasi-computers, or palmtop Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) stole the show. Sure, it's impressive to see a full,…
Way back in April was when we first showed you details on Lenovo's Ideapad U8 mobile internet device, and Lenovo's just launched it at the Beijing Olympics. The palmtop phone/PC has an Intel Atom Z500 ticking away inside at 800MHz, GPS, dual cameras, and with 1GB of RAM and a sizable 6GB SSD. Connectivity-wise, it's…