How practical is the UMPC screen?

, posted: 14-Mar-2006 08:43

I've been thinking about the screen size of the UMPC and wondering how much you'll be able to fit on it. Fortunately - rather than guessing we can download the UMPC screen emulator. You can use this on your standard Windows XP laptop to see how the applications you run will look (see here for a shot of it running). I've got a couple of apps in particular that I want to run on one of these and the ones I've tried look OK. Obvious things that stand out to me is that I'll need to trim toolbars in IE, and the standard display applet from control panel barely fits. If you are interested in getting one of these new devices, you'll want to run this emulator up to see how it will work for you.

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