Thursday, March 09, 2006

Microsoft New Ultra-Mobile PC

Microsoft is introducing a new portable computer category called the Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPCs). The UMPC is an extremely portable Windows based computer that you can use on the go, or in a meeting. You can check your e-mail, watch video, manage a budget in Excel, play games, and more.

The UMPCs includes a full copy of Windows XP and the ability to touch, write, or type, on the screen. Since it runs a full version of XP, you can run your favorite Windows-based applications on it. To see the UMPCs interface in action, check out the following demo.

Below is the minimum hardware specifications for these devices:
  • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 OS
  • Approximately 7"” diagonal display (or smaller)
  • Minimum 800 x 480 resolution
  • Approximately 2 pounds
  • Integrated touch panel
  • WiFi- and Bluetooth-enabled

1 comment:

UberGeek316 said...

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