Toshiba shows off prototype netbook – or is it a UMPC?

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tosh_proto.jpgAnother big boy wants a piece of the small form/small price market – Toshiba.

The unnamed device has been shown off as a prototype with a fetching chrome finish. Indeed, it looks more like a UMPC (remember them?) than a cheapo laptop, complete with touchscreen keyboard (which dominates the screen), Atom processor and MS Vista operating system. The screen itself is 5.6 inches, with 64GB of storage and GPS built-in.

The prototype is seen as more of a talking point that a finished product and it seems to be working. Well, we’re talking about it aren’t we?

Toshiba (via PC Authority)

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Dave Walker