IBM strips PCs down by pounds

IBM strips PCs down by pounds

As notebook and desktop PCs become closer in size and functionality, IBM Corp. has designed a 1-pound wearable system no larger than a paperback book.

Worn on a belt clip, the prototype system has a headband display unit the size of a pen cap that projects the illusion of a 14-inch screen.

IBM also is building a 16-inch-square desktop system with a 15-inch flat display, two PCI slots, seven Universal Serial Bus ports and a wireless LAN option. A radial arm permits wall mounting of the new system, code-named Luxor.

IBM is adding Linux capability to its Network Station line, which joins its ThinkPad and IntelliStation thin clients and its Netfinity servers running Linux.

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