From New Scientist:

Researchers at IBM in New York, US, have developed a way to carry a powerful, personalised virtual computer from one PC to the next, without losing the user’s work.

The trick is to store the virtual computer on a USB key, or any portable device with substantial storage space, like an MP3 player.

New Scientist: Pocket-sized computer ‘soul’ developed

They sure came up with a creepy name for it. They call it “The SoulPad system” where the stored information is the virtual computer’s “soul.” Creepy moniker aside, I can’t wait until I can afford one.

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