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OQO calling it quits, working on deal to keep the band together

May 22nd, 2009

OQO UMPC owners, it’s official: You now own a collector’s item. After running into OQO SVP of sales and marketing Bob Rosin, GottaBeMobile is reporting that the company can no longer afford to support its products in any capacity, let alone build new units. From Rosin: We are sad to report that due to financial …

OQO SVP: Future production of model 2+ "unlikely"

April 25th, 2009

More bad news for OQO fans we’re afraid, as a recent conversation with Senior Vice President Bob Rosin basically confirms worries that had been circulating regarding the longevity of the UMPC maker. Long story short, the company is in dire need of a knight in shining dollars. Regarding a recent rumor that suggests OQO is …

OQO model 2+ reportedly shelved as company seeks buyer

April 14th, 2009

News from OQO has been a bit scarce since the company unveiled its model 2+ at CES earlier this year. In the UMPC market, however niche it may be at this point, the model 2+ was essentially positioned to be a game changer — the specs speak for themselves: 5-inch WVGA OLED touchscreen display, Intel …

Gentlemen, start your drooling; OQO unveils model 2+

January 8th, 2009

Who knew that dropping a “0” and adding a “+” could have such an impact on a portable PC. Ok, ok – maybe there was a tiny bit more work that went into updating OQO’s latest handheld, but oh wow was it worth it. It wasn’t exactly a complete surprise thanks to prototype demos and …

OQO to unveil Model 2+ at CES

December 30th, 2008

Well lookie here – apparently there are a few companies other than TV manufacturers planning to unleash some sexy new gear on us at CES. One such company, from the looks of things, is OQO. It has been quite a while since the UMPC manufacturer made waves with its Model 02 but according to an …

OQO’s CEO takes off running

September 17th, 2008

The CEO of one of the most innovative companies in the UMPC market has decided to leave his post. Dennis Moore, the now-former CEO of OQO has decided to jump ship. He’s leaving the company effective immediately, reportedly with the intention of starting his own company. No word on what his next venture might entail, …

OQO + Garmin GPS solution review

May 29th, 2008

You might have seen us post something on the new Garmin GPS solution for the OQO model 02. It’s a great concept and we’ve had the opportunity of reviewing it recently. If you buy the whole package, which is the car mount for the actual OQO and the Garmin USB GPS device, you’d have what …

OQO now offering customized GPS unit

May 20th, 2008

The OQO 02 has always seemed like the perfect match for purpose-built GPS unit. Thanks to Garmin, that dream is now a reality. The two companies have combined forces to bring a special OQO-edition Garmin GPS unit. The bundle includes a Garmin Mobile PC adapter, RAM car mount, and a car/airplane power adapter. Garmin apparently …