Fwd: Featured Offer of the Month: Free FD100 Terminal!

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Mar 14 13:05:10 CDT 2007


On 14 Mar 2007 at 12:32, Brian L. Stuart wrote:

> But is it really the WP aspect that makes it interesting or the
> form factor as an evolutionary step to PDAs?  I'd even
> suggest that there may have been something of an unholy
> marriage between those little things and the suitcase
> luggables that built the image of a laptop in some minds.

Form factor?  Looks just like another "box with a monitor and 
keyboard to me".  The Sony SMC-70 of the same time was a lot smaller. 
Could you be thinking of the PX-8?

As far as PDAs, I think the little micro-cassette Convergent Tech 
Workslate (same year) came a lot closer.

Cheers,
Chuck




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