Internet Monitor: UMPCs are coming - soon(ish)!

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I've always thought the Pocket PC was a great idea ' Windows computing in a pocket sized device, instantly on at the press of a button, with all the main Office applications built in. Snag is, the screen is too small to effectively run Excel or browse the Internet. In comparison, a laptop PC is hardly mobile computing, portable maybe, but not easy to use on the move.

Wouldn't it be nice to have something in between?

I'm obviously not the first person to ask that, because Microsoft's revolutionary Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC) is on its way. Quite what the final products will look like ' or cost ' is anyone's guess at the moment, but manufacturers such as Asus and Samsung are racing to get units out. At the moment there seems to be some indecision about the target market. Is this a mobile business t...

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