I recently wrote that Ultra Mobile PCs, or UMPCs, were on their way. Well, they are nearly here.
Samsung has announced that its Q1 device will go on sale in the USA this month and in the UK in June. No prices have been announced yet, but it looks like a real must-have gadget. More importantly, it puts some serious standard Windows processing power into a very portable device.
The only downside is a pitiful 3.5 hour battery life, which reduces to just 1.4 hours for DVD playback.
Nigel Harris, Executive perhipherals editor