July 2, 2001
Few worthwhile sparks at TechXNY show
Author: JT Smith
Looking for truly innovative devices at this years' TechXNY show was akin to searching for a needle in a haystack. As this San Jose Mercury story at the Chicago Tribune says, such shows are "packed with gee-whiz products we can really do without." Among the few items that impressed the correspondents the most were software that transforms Motorola pagers into e-mail devices, Compaq's ultralight, ultrathin Evo N200 laptop, and color laser printers priced for the consumer market.