Q1UP-V is very light, small and slim, weighing less than 2 lbs. It supports all PC application wherever you go. Now includes Windows Vista Business Edition, the model currently is powered by Intel Centrino Solo, with 2 GB of RAM, and 80 GB of HDD, accessible through 7″ touch screen at 1024 x 600 resolution. It also comes with built in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The latest Intel ultra low voltage CPU allows up to 7 hours of continuous run time on battery. The biometric fingerprint reader also ensure your privacy and security are safely guarded. Priced currently at $1399. [Samsung VIA Upcoming Laptops]
P5 allows you to experience movies, music and pictures and even work on your document easily anywhere. P5 is running on Windows CE displayed on WVGA with 800 x 480 resolution 5″ LCD touch screen. Memory of 256 DDR2, and HDD of 60 to 80 GB. On sleeping mode, it reserves the battery up to 300 hours. It has built in FM radio, and bluetooth to interact with other devices. As light as 380 grams, available in metallic platinum, red and black. [Cowon]
Socket Communications has proudly introduced the new SoMo 650 handheld computer that is using anti-bacterial plastic in its construction. The handheld offers a fast 624 MHz processor, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, a large bright QVGA display, and plenty of SDRAM and Flash memory. This antibacterial SoMo 650 handheld computer and its docking cradle will be available in early Q3 2008. The sample product will be on display at the HIMSS annual conference and exhibition in Orlando, Florida. I think it is a great idea to make all the other gadgets these days using the same antibacterial plastic. [Press Release]
The idea behind this tablet/pda-ish device is to track every movement of the elderly people, Nokia believe this is the best way to keep them around. By monitoring (via RFID tags) what they consume; from expired foods, medicine, possible allergens and nutritional info. This easy to read and use information pad hopes to be a vital tool for the upcoming explosion of elderly Baby Boomers.