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MIDSlogo.pngWe’re launching a new site called that will explore how everyday people use Intel-based MIDs. We’re placing 10 MIDs in the hands of 10 families over summer to see how they end up using them and if it makes
them more mobile.

While most members of the GBM community are mobile pros, the families we’re following are a lot less geeky. The most mobile devices in many households 15″-17″ desktop replacement notebooks that rarely leave the kitchen table, bedroom or home office.

William, an 8th grader, is one of the kids that’s checking out a MID this summer. He’s a baseball fanatic and is using a Viliv S5 to watch as many games as possible and keep track of his favorite players.

To see what the first few of MID Stories families are doing, visit

Some of the GBM team will be moderating the site and submitting posts of our own.

Real Life MID Giveaway

To kick things off, we’re giving away a MID and some great mobile gear. All you have to do to enter to win is share your own MID story, or tell us how you’d use one. The winner will get a $599 gift certificate good towards the purchase of a MID from Dynamism, which just happens to be the MSRP for the VIliv S5, UMID M1 and Viliv x70.

Other prizes include a Muzetto Personal bag, which is a smaller version of the Muzetto Laptop bag Rob Bushway reviewed last month, an Eye-Fi wireless SD card and 640GB Seagate portable drive. Visit the MID Giveaway page to enter to win.

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  1. Steven Myers

    07/02/2009 at 7:55 am


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