“But aside from add-on options, to take current model UMPCs to the next level, the devices themselves will mature and develop further in 2007. Expect to see fully functional x86 hardware UMDs in 2007 that are about the size of a PDA but with mobile phone and full PC capability as well.”
Source: VIA Arena
Just about a year ago, VIA Arena looked at the first ultra mobile PC at E3 2006. Now, with multiple providers offering UMPCs, extended battery life and support for XP tablet edition and WiFi, these little guys are really coming into their own.