"Weighing in at 1.5 ounces and containing a motherboard the
size of a postage stamp, the device offers wireless communication
capability, 8 MB of flash memory and 8 MB of DRAM memory. That's
more than enough to run an email program or a stripped-down Web
"But that's it. No plans for a Christmas rollout. No plans for
partnerships with existing embedded Linux companies. No plans to
develop a suite of applications ushering in the post-PC era for
good. Just a chance to grab the momentary spotlight for producing
the world's smallest Linux device."
"We wanted to show it could be done," said Takako Yokumura, a
spokesperson for IBM Research. "The watch was the smallest form
factor we could work on, so there was a bit of a technical
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