Splashtop Extends Its Reach in the PC Market with a New 3G Netbook from LG
The Splashtop instant-on platform with new support for 3.5G broadband wireless connectivity launches on the LG-X120 netbook
February 23, 2009 - SAN JOSE, CA – DeviceVM, the maker of the award-winning Splashtop™ instant-on platform, announced that Splashtop will ship on the LG-X120 netbook, a new 3.5G HSPA connected PC.
With Splashtop, users of the LG-X120 can surf the Web, check email, and chat online seconds after turning on their netbooks, all without starting a traditional operating system. Splashtop is branded as LG “Smart-On” on the X120. The netbook is based on the Intel® Atom™ processor.
The LG-X120 netbook features a 3.5G High Speed Packet Access (“HSPA”) connection. The combination of the broadband internet over a wireless wide area network (“WWAN”) with the Splashtop “Smart-On” software means that users of the X120 can enjoy immediate access to rich Web content, including online video, maps, and email, regardless of where they are. Splashtop also supports WiFi and wired LAN connections.
“Netbook users crave instant and ubiquitous access to Internet content,” says Mark Lee, co-founder and CEO of DeviceVM. “We are excited about working with LG and carriers around the world to bring Splashtop and wireless broadband connectivity to netbooks.”
Splashtop ships on millions of motherboards, notebooks, desktops, nettops and netbooks from some of the world’s largest computer manufacturers including HP, ASUS, Lenovo and now LG.
DeviceVM, Inc. is a privately held software company, selected by Dow Jones as one of the top 50 companies to watch. With its ‘instant-on’ Splashtop product, DeviceVM is improving the every-day experience of computer users. Founded in 2006, DeviceVM is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Taiwan and China.
Splashtop is an award-winning 'instant-on' platform that improves the personal computing experience. Splashtop enables users to read e-mail, chat with friends, share photos, or surf the Web seconds after turning on their PC. Numerous Splashtop-enabled motherboards, desktops, and notebooks are available from the world’s major computer manufacturers.
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