Photos: Mobile tech at CeBIT

Photos: Mobile tech at CeBIT

Summary: New hardware on show at CeBIT in Germany this year includes a Windows version of a low-power laptop and a notebook designed for air travel.


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  • The Flybook VM is, according to manufacturer Dialogue Technology Corp, the first laptop designed specifically for using on a plane.

    Dialogue chief executive Roland Pinto said the company designed the screen's hinge to allow the whole display to move forward when the person in front tips their seat back. The slender of wrist can type with their hands below the screen, he explained.

  • Asus is showing a version of the standard Eee PC running Microsoft Windows XP. The system has the same hardware as the 4GB models currently on sale. The Windows XP Eee PC in Australia retails for AU$579, while the windows version retails for AU$499.

    Elsewhere at the show, Asus is announcing a new Eee PC with revamped hardware, including an 8.9 inch screen.

  • MyStor's solid state hard drives have a 32GB capacity and are available in IDE or SCSI format.

Topics: CEBIT, Mobility

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  • Text is switched on Photos 1 and 2

    No. 1 is the Flybook VM (designed for airplane use) and No. 2 is the Flybook V5.