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amrein

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A Business Card-sized Motherboard From Via
« on: June 07, 2007, 01:01:11 am »
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Via CEO Wenchi Chen revealed a business card-sized motherboard billed as the "world's first industry-standard form-factor for PC/phone convergence," at Computex today. The "mobile-ITX" board measures 3 x 1.8 inches -- half the size of Via's "pico-ITX" form-factor -- and runs Windows XP Embedded or Linux.
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http://www.windowsfordevices.com/news/NS6249674338.html

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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2007, 01:24:21 am »
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Via CEO Wenchi Chen revealed a business card-sized motherboard billed as the "world's first industry-standard form-factor for PC/phone convergence," at Computex today. The "mobile-ITX" board measures 3 x 1.8 inches -- half the size of Via's "pico-ITX" form-factor -- and runs Windows XP Embedded or Linux.
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http://www.windowsfordevices.com/news/NS6249674338.html
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how can you compare a motherboard to a Zaurus. its like saying that milk is better than wine...
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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2007, 01:29:56 am »
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Via CEO Wenchi Chen revealed a business card-sized motherboard billed as the "world's first industry-standard form-factor for PC/phone convergence," at Computex today. The "mobile-ITX" board measures 3 x 1.8 inches -- half the size of Via's "pico-ITX" form-factor -- and runs Windows XP Embedded or Linux.
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http://www.windowsfordevices.com/news/NS6249674338.html
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how can you compare a motherboard to a Zaurus. its like saying that milk is better than wine...
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eeewwwww  you make wine out of milk?  
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2007, 01:32:34 am »
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Via CEO Wenchi Chen revealed a business card-sized motherboard billed as the "world's first industry-standard form-factor for PC/phone convergence," at Computex today. The "mobile-ITX" board measures 3 x 1.8 inches -- half the size of Via's "pico-ITX" form-factor -- and runs Windows XP Embedded or Linux.
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http://www.windowsfordevices.com/news/NS6249674338.html
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how can you compare a motherboard to a Zaurus. its like saying that milk is better than wine...
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eeewwwww  you make wine out of milk?  
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ok, i should had said fruit juice then
« Last Edit: June 07, 2007, 01:33:10 am by Meanie »
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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2007, 05:36:20 am »
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Via CEO Wenchi Chen revealed a business card-sized motherboard billed as the "world's first industry-standard form-factor for PC/phone convergence," at Computex today. The "mobile-ITX" board measures 3 x 1.8 inches -- half the size of Via's "pico-ITX" form-factor -- and runs Windows XP Embedded or Linux.
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http://www.windowsfordevices.com/news/NS6249674338.html
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If someone could retrofit that into my beloved Psion S5 I'd be a very very happy man...

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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2007, 11:14:23 am »
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If someone could retrofit that into my beloved Psion S5 I'd be a very very happy man...
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So would I.

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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2007, 12:41:09 pm »
This seems like the very thing the PocketPenguin developers could possibly run with and create the ultimate Zaurus Killer.  Via is definitely making things easier for the do-it-yourselfers to create compact and powerful devices.

Build your own UMPC --> http://www.umpcportal.com/modules/news/art...php?storyid=513
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« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2007, 06:02:33 pm »
well, a big flurry of UMPCs and now MIDs, but still no rival to the Zaurus!
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