Tuesday, July 09, 2002
PC Expo 2002 Show Report "Confusingly for us, the Windows Mira tablet was also shown. This device isn't part of the Tablet OS and is designed to let you use your computer from a tablet-like device around the house. It uses the new Intel X-Scale processor and will be available this holiday season. At first you'll only be able to run one Mira session at a time, but there are plans to make concurrent sessions possible, essentially turning your PC into a home mainframe. Go ahead and laugh, but your desktop PC has considerably more processing power and storage space than mainframes of only a few years past. Of course, it's got a whole lot more OS overhead to cope with as well."