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June 6, 2008

Mobile Computing Standard Definitions (and handy buying guidelines)

Filed under: gaming,hardware,linux,technology — Victor Tramp @ 10:07 am
Mobile Computing Standard Definitions (and handy buying guidelines)

This post was commissioned by Tom, direct all complaints to him. ^_^

In my recent quest to decide what my next portable computing device would be, it came down to two main contenders, the Asus Eee PC, or the Nokia N810, I realized there’s a good analogy for classifying mobile devices; classes of Asian warriors!

Often in computing circles, parallels are made between the hacking skills of techies, and the fighting skills of martial artists. So it isn’t a big stretch to see why this analogy is apt. I have no illusions it’ll catch on, but dammit it’s a convenient convention..

So in short, my version of the three currently distinct classes of Mobile Computing Devices goes; the Samurai, the Monk, and the Ninja.

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