Origami Experience 2.0 Ready For Download For UMPC Owners (Vista Only)

Microsoft has released its second version of the Origami Experience, making it available as a free download for Ultra-Mobile PC users with Windows Vista. The OE 2.0 software includes Picture Password, Weather, RSS functionality, an e-mail client, calender and other web features – basically what you get with Vista,… » 6/14/08 5:30pm 6/14/08 5:30pm

Origami Experience Requires a UMPC on Steroids

We were hoping that Microsoft's Origami Experience would add a dash of color to our otherwise drab UMPCs, but from the looks of this video, that doesn't seem to be the case. In fact, it looks like Origami does the opposite—slowing your UMPC down to a crawl. Granted, the interface is easy on the eyes, but the lag… » 2/05/07 2:46pm 2/05/07 2:46pm

Microsoft Brings Origami to UMPCs Running Vista

It's official—any of you out there running Vista on your UMPC (::crickets::) can now download the Origami Experience Pack direct from Microsoft. The pack is made up of three programs designed to make your UMPC easier to use. We've already shown you some of the screenshots in action and we have to admit, it does add a… » 1/31/07 2:12pm 1/31/07 2:12pm

Vista UMPC Screenshots: Can a New OS Save Origami?

Aside from a few models, there haven't been many UMPCs that have impressed us. The combination of high price and bulky looks have kept these "miniature" PCs from gaining any ground. But with Vista on the horizon, Microsoft has new plans for its UMPCs—plans it's calling the Origami Experience. The Origami Experience… » 1/17/07 12:46pm 1/17/07 12:46pm