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IBM Wrist PC

Written by Jari Ketola @ 27 Jun 2000 17:59

The lucky guys from CNET got a private backroom briefing on some of the upcoming technologies from IBM at the PC Expo trade show.
The coolest item by far was the IBM WatchPad, which is a wrist watch with a "surprisingly crisp VGA screen". The device is capable of synchronizing data with PCs and will later support the wireless Bluetooth interface. WatchPad might be the first truly portable PDA. And since IBM is pioneering in the storage department, too, having released the 1GB MicroDrive CF hard-disk last week, the storage space is not likely to be an issue. Read the full story on CNET

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