LinuxDevices.com takes a look
at Intel's "Mobile Internet Devices". "MIDs are smaller and more
appliance-like than the clunky UMPC (ultra-mobile PC) concept co-launched
about a year ago by Intel as the UMPC and by Microsoft as Origami. Whereas
UMPCs have 5- to 7-inch displays and boot the slow-moving Windows GUI, MIDs
have 4- to 6-inch displays, boot simplified Linux-based UIs with
"instant-on" performance, and offer consumer price points, according to an
IDF presentation by Intel Sr. Engineering Manager Danny Zhang and PengCheng
Zou, senior manager of RedFlag Linux's R&D department.
APC (Australian Personal Computer) Magazine has a photo
gallery with pictures and screenshots.
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