We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

Compaq to unveil Net appliance strategy

Dinosaur prepares for post PC era

Compaq will unveil the next stage of its Internet appliance strategy 15 August, as the company continues to seek new business opportunities beyond the desktop PC.

At a launch event in New York City, Compaq executives will talk about "a new approach to Internet access and experiences that will enable customers to do what they want and need to do any time, anywhere," according to a Compaq statement.

Compaq showed its first Internet appliance at the Comdex trade show in November of last year, a prototype device codenamed Clipper that was designed to provide consumers with a quick and low-cost way to access the Internet. Clipper hasn't appeared yet as a commercial product.

At about the same time, the company launched the iPaq, a small form-factor desktop appliance that's designed to give business users an easy and low-cost way to access the Net. http://www.compaq.com/.


IDG UK Sites

Best Christmas 2014 UK tech deals, Boxing Day 2014 UK tech deals & January sales 2015 UK tech...

IDG UK Sites

LED vs Halogen: Why now could be the right time to invest in LED bulbs

IDG UK Sites

Christmas' best ads: See great festive spots studios have created to promote themselves and clients

IDG UK Sites

Why Apple shouldn't be blamed for exploitation in China and Indonesia