LG GW990 Moorestown/MeeGo MID phone won’t be released


There's a gadget-killing disease going around this week, and the latest victim whose life ended before it even really began is the Moorestown-based, MeeGo-running LG GW990 MID phone. Though the panoramic touchscreened-device won't have as many mourners as the Microsoft Courier or HP Slate, especially since it was only on track to be a citizen of South Korea, it will still be missed.

Intel had been showing off a variant of this very long device as a Moorestown concept since September 2007 and has a long history of prototypes that never go into mass production, so it isn't completely unexpected that the GW900 has been wiped off the roadmap with no explanation. I just hope this isn't setting the stage for what's to come of Moorestown MIDs in general.

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Jenn K. Lee

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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4 thoughts on “LG GW990 Moorestown/MeeGo MID phone won’t be released

  • I don’t think I would buy a phone like that. Maybe in a Nexus One design.

  • Why I never wait for devices…

  • I told yall this would happen. When you support one type of device and praise it up and down, and don’t give anything else a chance competition dies and you end up with one company controlling everything.

  • Avatar of technogeekchris

    I saw the video for thsi device… Really amzing device… Im already saying to buy on of this.. So sad, it will not come anymore…


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