FlipStart is “Repositioning”

According to UMPCPortal, FlipStart is repositioning itself and exiting the UMPC/sub-notebook market. The Vulcan FlipStart 1.0 will not have a follow-on device. This after the Vulcan’s product page directed you to visit another site for batteries and accessories. I’m not surprised given how rapidly the … Read more

Vulcan FlipStart 1.0 – Gone?

Engadget is reporting on something rather interesting concerning the 5.6-inch ultra low voltage Vulcan FlipStart (or Vulcan FlipStart 1.0 as they were calling it). Not much has been heard out of this company since the influx of ultraportable and ultra-cheap “netbooks or “subnotebooks” that flooded … Read more

Article: “For PCs, smaller isn’t always better” (AP)

The Associated Press has in interesting article by Jessica Mintz, available on Yahoo, that talks about the truly ultraportable notebooks/Tablet PCs cropping up, including the following ultraportables: Vulcan FlipStart E-1001S OQO Model 02 Sony VAIO UX Fujitsu LifeBook P1610 Excerpt from the article: Each device … Read more

Video of Vulcan FlipStart and OQO Model 02 and Review

Up on PC World, Melissa Perenson, the Senior Product Editor, has put together a video comparing the Vulcan FlipStart E-1001S with the OQO Model 02. How Small is a Sub-Miniature Laptop? – Video at PCWorld.com Meanwhile, over at LAPTOP Magazine, they have published their review … Read more