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AllLinuxDevices: Gateway unveils touch screen web pad

Nov 13, 2000, 16:09 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Linda Leung)

"...Called the Gateway Connected Touch Pad, it is a web access appliance that is closely linked to America Online's (AOL's) internet service. Users interact with the system using either a stylus, the touch screen or a wireless keyboard, to gain access to a range of services such as AOL email, instant messaging and web channels."

"The device, which is based on Transmeta's Crusoe processor and the Mobile Linux operating system, features home networking technology from Broadcom that allows the device to connect at broadband speeds to other equipment around the home using traditional phone lines."

"...Touch Pad can also hold centralised digital music files that can be accessed from other devices around the home using Broadcom's networking technology."

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