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XYZ Computing: Nokia N800 Internet Tablet [Review]

Feb 27, 2007, 13:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"The thought of an internet tablet is, at least at first, a confusing one. It's not a notebook, or a PDA, or smartphone, but rather an oddity that takes aspects of each and mashs them into a single device. On the surface it is hard to pin down just what the device is. It is not a phone, but it's made by Nokia and it can be used for making and receiving calls. Similarly, it's not a notebook, but it is a portable computer than runs Linux. While this may all seem odd at first, the internet tablet is just the product a lot of people have been waiting for, whether or not they know it.

"So what is an internet tablet? In the case of Nokia's N800 it is a 5.7" x 2.95" x 0.5" portable device that weighs just under half a pound..."

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