UMID Mbook M1 (2009)
This minitablet looked like someone hit a traditional clamshell laptop with a shrink ray. While we appreciated the fidelity to mainstream laptop design, and the relatively hi-res (for a 4.8-inch screen) 1,024x600-pixel resolution display, every single person we showed the Atom-powered Mbook M1 to asked why anyone would find a device like this actually useful.
One important issue: as it lacked a touch pad or pointing stick, you were restricted to trying to use your fingers or the included stylus on the tiny Windows XP interface.
June 19, 2012 11:16 AM PDT
Photo by: CNET/Sarah Tew
| Caption by: Dan Ackerman
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