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» VIEW ALL POSTS Jul 29 2008   9:34PM GMT

Overheard: UMPC is ‘out’ – MID is ‘in’



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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handheld computer
Mobile Computing
UMPC
mid.jpg Intel began to deemphasize the term UMPC in the Spring of 2008 and now prefers talking about “MID,” the Mobile Internet Device. Most of Intel-based MIDs currently under development are merely a better realization of the original UMPC concept.

UMPC.com website

MIDs aren’t tied to a Microsoft OS, either.

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