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Last we heard from Viliv, one of the OGs of the MID and UMPC world, it was throwing its hat in the tablet arena with a pair of Android slates and a Wintel slab at CES. Now, rumor has it, the company is prepping to close up shop and make a graceful exit from a market segment it helped pioneer. Thi...

July 20th 2011 at 12:46am 0 Comments
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We had a nagging suspicion that this was goin' down eventually. and here you have it: the Dell Streak 7 has appeared on T-Mobile's website! As of this posting, actually clicking on the option gives you nothing -- but we assume that will change soon enough. In the meantime, they do have a Sidekick X...

January 6th 2011 at 10:46am 0 Comments
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Yes, we're still waiting on the official release of the Dell Streak over here in the colonies, but abroad it's already available, and MoDaCo's Paul O'Brien has taken his to the root. He's figured out how to make the Streak a more willing partner for your su exploits, and has kindly shared the detai...

June 7th 2010 at 8:32am 0 Comments
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It may sound like a mid-boss in some forgotten and poorly translated NES game, but Dr. Eye (aka the N18C) is actually a sort of keyboard-endowed MID from Inventec. This chubby clamshell sports a QWERTY keyboard, a 4.8-inch VGA touchscreen, 3G, WiFi, and a front-facing webcam. Power is said to come...

June 3rd 2010 at 10:21am 0 Comments
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For Acer, the future is the MID, and for you, that future starts next month. In May the company will launch what is said to be a "full line" of mobile internet devices, following up on that patent application filed way back in January of 2009 (which came complete with the incredibly high-detail pic...

April 29th 2010 at 7:42am 0 Comments
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You'll recall, wise and knowledgeable as you are, that we weren't exactly bowled over by Sharp's keyboard-equipped PC-Z1 portable when we got to play with it at IFA last year. Coming back for another bite at the cherry, the Japanese company has just announced the NetWalker PC-T1, which does away wi...

April 19th 2010 at 4:27am 0 Comments