STD mulls WinXP PDABy Chris Williams. Published: 28th Jul 2004, 19:07:44 | Permalink | Printable
It can run VRPC-Adjust tooSTD is currently considering whether or not to go ahead with a retail version of its WindowsXP powered PDA, that also runs VirtualRiscPC-Adjust. The compact sub-notebook, dubbed the A5, is currently a "proof of concept/technology demonstrator/development platform for a customer", according to STD.
The news of the A5 was broken in an exclusive preview in this month's RiscWorld magazine in a fairly impressive scoop, which probably has nothing to do with the overlooked fact that it's edited by Aaron 'VirtualAcorn' Timbrell.
The processor of the device is omitted from the online specification, although the highly portable unit boasts a 8.4" TFT display, 40G hard disc, 256M of RAM, USB, network interfaces, a built-in camera, and a memory card reader all inside a 240 x 180 x 25mm case.
The A5 website - more details, photos, OEM price tag
Previous: We own 4thD, admits APDL
Next: Iconbar.com hacked
DiscussionViewing threaded comments | View comments unthreaded, listed by date | Skip to the end
Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.
Search the archives
Today's featured article
Pace and Sega announce Dreamcast joint venture
Discuss this. Published: 29 Jan 2001
Give your RiscPC a new lease of life with Nick 'Ghoulall's Phoebe guide
Discuss this. Published: 31 Oct 2000
News and media:
RISCOS Ltd •
RISC OS Open •
MW Software •
Advantage Six •
CJE Micros •
Liquid Silicon •
Chris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collection •
The Register •
The Inquirer •
Apple Insider •
BBC News •
Sky News •
Google News •