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aigo MID turns UMPC with battery, OS and casing mods

aigo MID turns UMPC with battery, OS and casing mods

For connectivity, input options and simply fitting into your pocket, aigo's MID certainly has plenty of potential.  Unfortunately, as reviewers have discovered, it's hamstrung by its OS: adding new apps is a struggle, meaning most people will be stuck with what software comes out of the box.  One owner, though, has heavily customized his 3G-equipped aigo to better perform as a UMPC rather than just an internet browser; full video demo, plus details of the changes, after the cut.

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Aigo MID hands-on: compact & innovative, but battery disappoints

Aigo MID hands-on: compact & innovative, but battery disappoints

One of the first Intel Atom powered Mobile Internet Devices, the Aigo MID, has reached the hands of reviewers, and first impressions look good.  Basically the same unit as Gigabyte's M528, it packs a 500MHz Z500 processor and runs a Linux-based OS with the Midinux 2.0 GUI.  In fact the guys at UMPCFever pay the Aigo perhaps the ultimate compliment: that in use it's just like the iPhone experience.

Check out the video of the Aigo MID in action ater the cut

Hands-on with Lenovo U8 MID and Aigo MID prototypes

Hands-on with Lenovo U8 MID and Aigo MID prototypes

The U8 MID prototype Lenovo have been flaunting lately is, frankly, lovely, and Josh Bancroft was lucky enough to get some serious hands-on time with the device - and the Aigo MID - at Intel's Mobility Software Enabling Lab this week.  Comparing the Lenovo MID to a prototype MID device we've seen in photos before, a Samsung Q1 Ultra Premium UMPC, a Fujitsu Lifebook UMPC and Josh's own iPhone, he's promising in-depth video of each new device, but until now this Flickr gallery will have to sate us. 

aigo P8860 MID gets internal 3G HSDPA mod: Video Demo

aigo P8860 MID gets internal 3G HSDPA mod: Video Demo

After the video breakdown of aigo's P8860 Mobile Internet Device showed there was plenty of space for slotting in some onboard 3.5G WWAN capabilities, it was only a matter of time until the compact touchscreen device had some HSDPA poured into it.  jkkmobile - who has already added 3G and touchscreens to a variety of ultraportables - has done just that.

Video demo of the HSDPA-enabled aigo P8860 after the cut

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