HTC Advantage replacement already in the works

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At the end of a report on yesterday’s official launch of the HTC Shift in Taiwan, DigiTimes sneaks in an indirectly related tidbit about the HTC Advantage: it’s being replaced. This year! According to "company sources," the Advantage will be replaced by a "5-inch mobile computing device" sometime in 2008.

Whether the new unit will stick with Windows Mobile, migrate to Linux to keep company with Intel MIDs, or make the jump to Windows Vista is unknown. Hmm. Where do the 16GB microdrive upgrade, modified keyboard, and WM 6.1 fit into all of this?

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Jenn K. Lee is the founder of Pocketables. She loves gadgets the way most women love shoes and purses. The pieces in her tech wardrobe that go with everything are currently the Samsung Galaxy Note II, Sony Tablet P, and Nexus 7, but there are still a couple of vintage UMPCs/MIDs in the back of her closet.

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