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ComputerWorld: Comdex: Compaq quietly demos Net appliance

Nov 18, 1999, 19:46 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Compaq Computer Corp. Tuesday showed off working prototypes of an Internet access device aimed at consumers that the PC vendor plans to ship sometime next year.

Similar to the Microsoft Network-based Web Companion devices Microsoft Corp. debuted earlier at the show, one of the two desktop devices showcased by Compaq was based on Windows CE and designed to access the Microsoft online service... 'But we are also looking at other operating systems,' emphasized Hedy Baker, public relations manager for consumer products at Compaq."

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