Bangkok-based Norhtec has unveiled a sub-$85 mini-PC claimed to be the most affordable Linux thin client system to date. The "ultra-low-power" MicroClient JrSX is based on a 300MHz x86-compatible SoC (system-on-chip) and includes both CompactFlash and 2.5-inch hard drive storage options, along with 10/100Mbps Ethernet networking.
October 2007 Archives
Interesting new marketing tactic by Neoware. Email comes with message "Ever wondered what would happen if a 10-year-old took an Industrial Strength Thin Client Computer to school? The Neoware e900 has been mounted to forklifts and stood up to freezing temperatures and inclimate weather, but can it stand up to the challenge of being a boy’s primary computing option? Take a look and see for yourself. Enjoy!"
|NEC announces a tiny PC dubbed US110. The NEC US110 supports virtual PC screen transfer and high-speed video rendering for video conferencing.|
From show in Argentina, new device/server from MUPtech "turn any PC into 2, 10, up to 30 PCs!". Much more persuasive then using techspeak as they say. VNC in a box apparently. The host PC needs a minium of a single-core P4 3.2GHz with 1GB RAM for up to seven users and 2GB RAM for 10 users. To go up to 30 users you need to use Windows 2000 or 2003 Server.
Paying attention to managing port 1494 has to be done. From GCN, gnucitizen and eWeek.
Not on the website yet for ordering but Dell announced Wednesday that the Optiplex 745 and 755 desktops will now be offered in a thin client option. That means diskless and with Citrix.