"SOUTH KOREA'S LG Electronics Inc. has announced development of
a Linux-based tablet PC that boasts wireless LAN connectivity."
"The Digital iPad is designed for applications such as basic
e-mail and Internet access and word processing, and as a multimedia
terminal, for which video and MP3 player software is installed,
according to a company statement. The machine is operated through a
touch-panel 8.4-inch LCD (liquid crystal display), and a wireless
LAN adapter provides the data connection for the device at a speed
of up to 10M bps (bits per second) at a range of up to 100 meters.
Other features include a Compact Flash card socket and USB
"The machine is based on an Intel StrongARM microprocessor
running at 200MHz. LG said it plans to later adopt a new 400MHz
embedded processor from Intel in the computer. Other future plans
for the machine include a voice recognition and videophone