Several of the world's largest technology companies are trying to build a device to meet the public's perceived demand for an Internet-access gadget that is bigger than a cell phone but not as bulky as a laptop. At 2008 International CES this week, Sony, Intel and Qualcomm are demonstrating a pocket-size Web-enabled device that has a larger screen than a cell phone's and a more powerful processor. But hurdles remain for introducing the gadget commercially, according to this article.

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