ABIT HAD ONE quite unique thing on the floor at Computex, and it makes so much sense that I am shocked that no one else has done it before. The idea is a digital photo frame with integrated printer, and Abit calls it the FunFab.
Abit FunFab frame/printer
It seems like such an obvious thing to do, but not only is Abit the first, they also patented it. It just makes sense though, you have a picture on the frame, and the infirm grandmother over for the holidays really wants a copy. The 'old way' meant going to a PC, finding the pic, and printing it out on your inkjet with questionable results.
With a FunFab, you hit the print button on the remote, and a 3x5 pic slides out the side. Grandmother is happy, you have far less work to do, and Abit shareholders are happy.
The one pictured above is the P80, but there are several other models. This one is the larger screen, the smaller screen is just to the left. Both are 600*300 rez, and the printer is a 300 DPI dye sublimation unit that produces high quality prints. You can get new cartridges of course, and given HP's balance sheet, it should be a lucrative business for Abit.
You can also interchange the bezels to change the look, there is everything from mirrors to wood to carbon fiberesque finishes. The first FunFabs should be out next month, they should sell for about 200 Euros. µ
Tabs to more Ctrl and less Win. Such Fn.
Either that or it's a really intense holiday
Slack attack whacked
Power glitch is thought to be hardware-related