[LINK] Phone as laptop

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Sun Mar 6 10:07:43 AEDT 2011

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Tom Worthington <
tom.worthington at tomw.net.au> wrote:

> stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
> > Maybe soon another trend .. your phone as your personal computer ...
> > -- Atrix 4G: Faux Laptop With a Phone For Brains FEBRUARY 17, 2011
> > The Wall Street Journal  http://online.wsj.com ... laptop dock, which
> > looks like a netbook ... costs $500 ...
> The laptop dock is essentially a netbook computer which has been
> reprogrammed to only work when connected to a particular model of smart
> phone.

And just to show that this isn't actually the case, someone has worked out
how to get the Atrix to function in "webtop" mode when connected to ANY HDMI


So clearly the laptop dock isn't a netbook computer, but nothing more than
an LCD screen, a keyboard, and a power supply.


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