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Information Week: Small Size, Big Implications -- Will Corel's Netwinder Have The Same Impact As The PC, The Apple II, And The Imac?

Jan 24, 1999, 01:56 (1 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"... we were enthralled to see the new Corel Netwinder computer, which is no bigger than a hardcover book."

"In our office, as perhaps in yours, the network server (Windows NT at the moment, but not for much longer) occupies a userless stretch of desktop, its keyboard and monitor waiting idly for a system manager to occasionally turn their way. But Unix has never required dedicated human interface peripherals; to the contrary, any client platform can access the server as if it were local. So we can replace the big server box with the tiny Netwinder, get rid of the keyboard and monitor, and reclaim valuable office space."

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