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If the MK802 piqued your interest but has you pining for Ubuntu, Linux Questions forum user michaelfisk has a solution. The secret sauce is a pre-baked image of Ubuntu 10.04 modified for a different device using the same 1.5 GHz Allwinner processor. Simply slide a microSD card prepped with a boota...

June 9th 2012 at 1:14am 0 Comments
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Unless you're lucky enough to live in Scandinavia, you'll have to wait till the end of summer to get your Cotton Candy fix. Aching to nab yourself a computer-on-a-stick before then? If you're willing to step down in specs, the Chinese-made MK802 could be the PC in your pocket. For $74 (versus $199...

May 18th 2012 at 2:02pm 0 Comments

No, this isn't the wireless property that we saw Blizzard hiring for recently. This is a completely seperate thing. The OQO is a "uPC" (ultra-portable computer) that you can take anywhere for wireless on-the-go access. "Cool," you say. "But what does it have to do with WoW Insider as opposed to goin...

May 17th 2007 at 8:26am 0 Comments
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So Lasdran over on Gorgonnash (known only as "Jim" in real life) got an ultraportable PC (a Sony UX), and he had a pretty good idea about how to use it. He's playing WoW (that's usually a terrific idea, no matter what), only he's playing it as he wanders around the real world. And to document his...

December 20th 2006 at 12:27pm 0 Comments