Saturday, November 9, 2019

Cosmo Communicator - first look

The Cosmo Communicator I backed on Indiegogo on November 5th, 2018 arrived one year and three days later! This is Planet Computers' sequel to its very successful Gemini...



... and some of the technical specs (full list here):

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GPD MicroPC - third look

I'm surprised that I like this gadget as much as I do. Even though it is on the chunky side, it is still fairly comfortably pocketable; a decent size for thumb typing; keyboard is backlit; goes in and out of sleep almost as fast as instant on; has a clear and bright display; even though no touchscreen the layout of track pad on right and mouse keys on left works very well for navigation; it has all day battery life (at least based on my usage patterns, YMMV), and the fan is very quiet. I'm back to two devices (a "brain" and a separate phone).


... and the technical specs:

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Earlier looks:
GPD MicroPC - first look  (Oct 20, 2019)
GPD MicroPC - second look (Oct 20, 2019)

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

GPD MicroPC - second look

For size comparisons here is the GPD MicroPC with a number of other computers - a Sharp Zaurus SL-C1000, a Toshiba Libretto, a Cool Bphone, a Nokia Communicator E90, a Sony Tablet P, a GPD Win, and a UMID M1...



GPD MicroPC - first look

I ordered a GPD Micro PC. It was originally launched as an Indiegogo project... though I bought mine from Amazon. Here are some initial "unboxing" pictures...