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PsiXpda planning Psion 5mx-style QWERTY Android MID

PsiXpda planning Psion 5mx-style QWERTY Android MID

PsiXpda, who you may remember channeled some classic Psion nostalgia for their UMPC in late 2009, is planning a second attempt on the companion device market with a design that sticks more faithfully to the fondly-remembered Series 5mx. Founder Paul Pinnock told Reghardware that, while the PsiXpda sold out its (admittedly tentative at just 2,000 units) production run, the new model will use Android and have a more imaginative form-factor.

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WiFi only Dell Streak lands WiFi cert

WiFi only Dell Streak lands WiFi cert

The Dell Streak 7 on the market right now has been around for a while and packs in both WiFi and 3G connectivity. Before the product hit the market for geeks to buy, the thing turned up for its WiFi certification over at Wi-fi.org. That certification noted the model number and the dual-mode radio inside for 3G and WiFi.

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OCOSMOS OSC1 TC hands-on

OCOSMOS OSC1 TC hands-on

OCOSMOS' OSC1 Tiny Computer (TC) may have dropped the physical QWERTY keyboard - something we're not quite ready to forgive them for - but it's still an intriguing compact handheld. Straddling the line between UMPC and portable games console, the Intel Oak Trail powered internet device may look like an oversized smartphone, but inside there's a full Windows 7 install. Check out our first impressions after the cut.

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OCOSMOS OSC1 and OSC9 gaming tablet get tweaked ahead of debut

OCOSMOS OSC1 and OSC9 gaming tablet get tweaked ahead of debut

OCOSMOS has already confirmed it will be bringing its OSC1 Windows 7 handheld along to CES 2011 this week, but some new renders have left us even more curious about the company's wares. NetbookNews has been sent shots and specs of the seemingly-updated OSC1, now without the slide-out QWERTY keyboard, together with the OSC9, a larger gaming tablet with a wireless touchscreen control pad.

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OCOSMOS OSC1 Win7 Oak Trail MID coming to CES 2011

OCOSMOS OSC1 Win7 Oak Trail MID coming to CES 2011

It's been a while since we've heard from OCOSMOS, after the company's compact MID was briefly flashed at IDF 2010, but it seems the OSC1 will be representing Windows 7 at CES 2011 later this week. Based on Intel's 1.5GHz or 1.9GHz Oak Trail processors, the OSC1 has a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen running at 1024 x 768 and promises not only web browsing and messaging but Office and even gaming.

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Sony Ericsson pico-projection phone patent app hides its own display screen

Sony Ericsson pico-projection phone patent app hides its own display screen

A new Sony Ericsson patent application suggests the company is looking at the feasibility of a smartphone or MID-style device with not only an integrated pico-projector, but the screen onto which it displays as well. The submission, titled "Mobile Communication Device with Built-In Projecting Screen", describes a mobile device with a regularly-sized screen together with a pull-out projection screen onto which the pico would create a larger picture.

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Ocosmos OSC1 Oak Trail tablet detailed: due Q1 2011

Ocosmos OSC1 Oak Trail tablet detailed: due Q1 2011

Details on the Ocosmos OSC1 UMPC which Intel briefly flashed at IDF 2010 earlier this year have emerged, set to be one of the first Oak Trail devices assuming the company can find carriers willing to take it on. According to the spec sheet, the OSC1 will have either a 1.5GHz or 1.9GHz Oak Trail CPU running Windows 7, 400MHz GPU with HD decoding, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen running at 1024 x 768.

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