The $99 Sylvania Netbook, which will be sold at CVS pharamacies, has a Via 8505 processor, based on the ARM 320MHz standard, and Microsoft Windows CE 6.0 OS. An older version of Windows Explorer is included, and the popular Opera mobile browser can also be installed on the device. In terms of functionality, there are 3 USB ports, 1 SD slot, a 7-inch diagonal 800x480 pixel TFT display, 128MB RAM, 2GB NAND-flash storage, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, an 80-key keyboard, a 2.2-inch mousepad, a two-and-a-half hour capacity battery. Pre-loaded apps include WordPad, CKEditor, YouTube player, calculator, ImageViewer, Games, Windows Messenger, and an audio recorder program.
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The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?