October 24, 2000

FrontPath stomps on pirate Transmeta BeOS webpad

Author: JT Smith

The Register reports that "S3 spin-off Frontpath, the maker of the ProGear web pad, says it
has no connection with a company producing an identical product,
but with a BeOS twist.

The mysterious Envivid has announced details of what it calls the
'eQ ProGear' GSM-ready wireless web appliance. The Envivid web
site describes a device apparently identical to Frontpath's ProGear --

like ProGear, is also based on Transmeta's Crusoe processor -- the
difference being that it runs the BeOS operating system and not

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