MTube UMPC prototype

James Allan Brady - Oct 9, 2007
MTube UMPC prototype

The Taiwan Science and Technology Advisory Group threw this together real quick just to say “hey, you could be here real soon” but it’s actually a really cool little device. It’s based on VIA hardware and has a 1GHz processor from them in it.

It only gets better from there, the 2.8-inch VGA touchscreen controls the Linux OS that it is running and commands the 8GB of internal storage. The battery life is only 4 hours, but that’s still pretty good all things considered.

Did I mention it has WiMax? Well it does, surely it has a few other radios in their, although maybe not since WiMax is supposed to be a mix of WiFi speeds with WWAN range. The thing weighs 150 grams and should hit production in 09.

MTube: 2.8” VGA pocketable Linux prototype [via jkOnTheRun]

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