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Mad Penguin: The Pepper Pad: Open Alternative to Microsoft's Origami

May 08, 2006, 18:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christian Einfeldt)

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"Once again, Tux has beat the Borg to the punch with a new innovation. This time, it's the Pepper Pad, an ultra-mobile computer designed primarily for video playback and Internet access under circumstances where most notebook computers would be too heavy, and most PDAs would have too small a viewing screen. If you have seen the Origami media blitz (who hasn't!!) and you want a truly open ultra-mobile computer NOW and don't want to wait for Origami, you probably will like the Linux-powered Pepper Pad.

"The Pepper Pad, like Origami, is a mid-point form factor PC that is bigger and more powerful than a PDA, but smaller and less optimized for traditional desktop PC tasks than a notebook computer or a desktop PC..."

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