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    GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    A 6-inch device with ports such as Ethernet, Serial, as well as HDMI, USB 3 (A&C) and more.
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    Re: GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    That looks really cool. Might have to get one.

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    Re: GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    OMG, so cuuuuuuuuuuuwte!!!!!
    I love stuff like this.
    I'm surprised this doesn't have a swivelling touch screen for Tablet mode... maybe not possible with the SFF, though?

    I wonder if many non-RGBers will hate on the backlit keyboard.

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    Re: GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    Finally, a proper replacement for my Macbook Air.

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    Re: GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    If it is as cheap as they say, that could be pretty useful for engineers, as long as its rugged enough..

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    Re: GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    I don't always try to be a downer but...

    For a Datacentre whom primarily have switching based off of CLI, this might be useful but they generally have them all accessible from centralised locations so they don't have to walk around it.

    Plus at the £300 ($300) price tag, you can get general purpose laptops with better specs as just a "walkabout and configure" system built with a Linux flavour or so.

    With the majority of networking and systems requiring GUIs, using one on such a small screen would be a major faff. I regularly am in Datacentres and sometimes working off a 12" 1080p screen is frustrating.

    Butttt, there will be some who this might tick boxes for as "don't want to dig out the big boy, the little one can do this just fine".

    Impressive specs though for such a small device!

    Quote Originally Posted by [GSV]Trig View Post
    If it is as cheap as they say, that could be pretty useful for engineers, as long as its rugged enough..
    Now for appliance configurators dealing with systems that are programmed and managed by Serial, that's a potentially better use. One of my friends configures heating and water pumping systems for manufacturing lines and i think this would be perfect for him.
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    Re: GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    Didn't netbooks die already? (still love mine)

    This may be a very niche market.

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    Re: GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    This reminds me of the Dialogue FlyBook range of tiny laptops, but look worse.

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    Re: GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    Needs a Trackpoint.

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    Re: GPD MicroPC is aimed at Network Engineers and System Admins

    Was just about to say... This would've been the perfect opportunity for a trackpoint to save space... aaand they chose a touchpad which is no doubt going to be a painus in the anus at that size (or lack thereof)

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