iPronto = exobox?

Tim Rowledge tim at sumeru.stanford.edu
Fri Jan 3 20:56:59 UTC 2003

On Friday, January 3, 2003, at 12:01  PM, Duane Maxwell wrote:

> Torge writes:
>> Wonder how the new Philips iPronto
>> http://www.remotecentral.com/wn020924.htm
>> copares to the shamelessly dropped exobox project?
Yow, the price! $1700 is a bunch to be asking for in this economy. 
exobox was working on the basis of $500 machines back when $500 was toy 
money. Still it is at least ARM powered, so maybe there is some hope .

> Looks like the same general idea, but I can assure you they're not 
> related.
> The entire exobox project is sitting on about 6 DLT tapes in a box in 
> my
> home office.  The company is in a box in a closet at ideaLab! in 
> Pasadena.
> The venture capitalists are hopefully in another box, burning in hell.
Oh, please, yes, burn baby burn.

tim at sumeru.stanford.edu

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