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OQO Model 2+ now available

OQO Model 2+ now available

According to the Dynamism web site, the OQO Model 2+ is now available for purchase.  The OQO, which sports some netbook-like specs but a very different form factor, touts itself as "the most advanced superlight PC on the market". 

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 1 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 1 2009

We kicked off the week with a review of HP's MediaSmart EX487 Home Server, but after that brief dalliance with Microsoft it was Apple that caught most of the headlines.  Much of it is rumor, of course, about what will launch at Macworld next week - A new unibody 17-inch MacBook Pro with integrated battery?  A new Mac mini?  An iPod touch HD tablet? - but the Dev Team gave us something more concrete with the release of yellowsn0w.  If you've been waiting to unlock your iPhone 3G, now's your chance.

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Microsoft Research Codex: dual OQO touchscreen digital book

Microsoft Research Codex: dual OQO touchscreen digital book

Ken Hinckley, of Microsoft Research, has been working on a dual-touchscreen multi-tasking prototype called Codex, taking two of OQO's Model 2 UMPCs and using intelligent software to manage how information is spread between the displays.  Rather than manually positioning different windows on a single large screen, Ken's concept recognizes that, say, reference and in-progress documents are more appropriately separated for efficiency; it can therefore automatically adjust them to fit the two touchscreens.

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OQO reversal on Intel Atom UMPC? New Atom product hinted

OQO reversal on Intel Atom UMPC? New Atom product hinted

OQO, makers of high-end UMPCs, may have lost their CEO but they could be gaining a new Intel Atom based version of their touchscreen device.  CEO Dennis Moore left the company this week, with company co-founder Andy Popell taking over the reigns; that seems to have loosened spokesperson Bob Rosin's tongue.  He appears to be suggesting that the prototype OQO Model 02 running an Intel Atom CPU spotted at the IDF conference back in August will, in fact, become a production product.

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OQO deny imminent Atom-based UMPC: Prototype is ‘technology showcase’

OQO deny imminent Atom-based UMPC: Prototype is ‘technology showcase’

OQO have confirmed that the UMPC spotted yesterday during the IDF conference is, indeed, a version of the company's ultraportable touchscreen computer running an Intel Atom CPU.  However, CEO Dennis Moore has publicly stated that the device is "a technology showcase, not an impending product announcement", prompted by Intel choosing OQO as a good example of a company catering to mobile professionals.

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OQO outlet store now online

OQO outlet store now online

OQO, the makers of that amazing UMPC the OQO Model 02 now has an online outlet store where you can get refurbed (r0x0rz) models of the UMPC for $300 less than their retail versions. That means you can get the regular Model 02 for $999 or either the Sprint or VZW enabled models for $1198.

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OQO dropping something new out of the blue

OQO dropping something new out of the blue

OQO, the makers of the original UMPC’s the OQO 01, 01+, and new 02 models (the O2 is called the E2 in Europe due to the O2 network provider). Yeah, those guys, they’re dropping something new.

It is apparently regarding a “significant Anytime/Anywhere Computing” release. Gizmodo has been further informed that it’s not just a model 02 update, but something entirely new.

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