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PC Magazine: An Upgradable Appliance

Apr 20, 2001, 11:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marge Brown)

PC Magazine reviews the Linux-based NIC from New Internet Computer Company and likes it:

"We tested the NIC with an LCD through a network connection to AT&T's Excite@home cable service. It powered on in 1 minute 28 seconds and handled downloaded PDF, video, and audio files easily (though it can't play audio CDs; the drive is busy running applications). We could also access our contacts and task lists at fusionOne."

"Although a bit slow because of the OS/application load time, the NIC is a foolproof alternative for extending Internet access in diverse settings."

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