Vintage tech: Xerox NoteTaker

Developed by Xerox in 1978, the NoteTaker was arguably the first portable computer. The unit did not actually make it to commercial production. Only 10 prototypes were built. Still, the design and programming affected the design of the portable computers in the years to follow.

Sony launches Portable Wireless Server

Sony on Thursday launched its new Portable Wireless Server (PWS), which it said helps users to view, share, and store content on the move or at home from their smartphones.

NFC forecast dims at Gartner

Gartner today drastically lowered its forecast for the monetary payments that near field communication technology will provide in coming years, …


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