Paul Allen’s Mobile Computing Fantasy

Have a look at FlipStart - a full-blown WinXP machine that weights less than a pound.

Comments (11)
  1. .. says:

    Meanwhile the rest of the world is moving towards more natual ways of computing at that scale.

  2. .. says:

    Ie., Tablet PC sory this RSS Bandit is the shit, its messing up with Windows web controls.

    I blame the controls but anyway.

  3. FrankPr says:

    More natural ways? Well, not everyone gets accustomed to the Tablet PC easily. This is about choice.

    Btw, it shouldn’t be that hard to include a digitizer with the FlipStart – there you have your Tablet PC, XS sized. (Who can properly write on a screen that small? There are limits to usability, as with keyboards.)

  4. .. says:

    Why is a pen that hard to use?

  5. .. says:

    What do you do when somebody asks you to sign a form, do you ask for a keyboard or do you use the pen.

  6. FrankPr says:

    You don’t have to tell ME – I got two Tablet PCs right in front of me on my desk, and I love them.

    Btw, how often do you have to sign on a computer screen today? What about the acceptance (legal) of such digital signatures. We have a long way to go here.

  7. .. says:

    Yes because I memorise my 128bit digital signiture every day.

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