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Yahoo: IBM clocks in with new Linux watch

Mar 23, 2001, 19:43 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"IBM has created a second-generation Linux wristwatch, this one smaller than the original and sporting a gleaming golden display, but still just as impractical."

"IBM is showing the new watch at the CeBit trade show. Though the watch is a technology demonstration and isn't for sale--its battery lasts only two hours--it's a lot closer to a commercial product than IBM's bulky first-generation model...."

"The highlight of IBM's watch--besides the novelty of cramming an operating system designed for servers into a computer smaller than an Oreo cookie--is its bright OLED (organic light-emitting diode) display."

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