Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 6th May 2007 15:42 UTC, submitted by JCooper
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Intel have announced a new low-power processor and chipset architecture which will be designed to allow full internet use on mobile Internet devices. To fulfil the aims of our mission and in response to the technical challenges that these devices pose, we are announcing the Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded project."
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drfelip
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2005-07-06

According to TG Daily, the UMPC platform is evolving to a less powerful concept, called MID (Mobile Internet Device), and clearly Vista is too resource-hungry for this kind of gadget. The power and customisability of Linux makes it a much better choice.

You can find the article here:

http://www.tgdaily.com/content/view/31899/113/

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