Vaadin organised nice and small Solu event here in Turku on Saturday. The event took place at the Vaadin’s office and what’s the most important thing for nerds, there were pizza and drinks served for free. It was refreshing to see this sort of event here in Turku, which is quite dead when it comes to IT industry and events around software and hardware companies.
If you don’t know what Solu is, here’s it in a nutshell – Solu is a small (handheld) personal computer which is designed to be a social, cloud based computer enabling easy collaboration with your colleagues or friends using completely new UI. You can turn Solu into PC by attaching an external display to it and then Solu device works as a touchpad and keyboard can be used via Bluetooth.
Solu users pay monthly subscription fee, which includes cloud services, apps and basically everything you need for using the Solu device. This also means that Solu users don’t need to pay anything for apps because all the apps are included to the monthly fee. Continue reading Solu – Rethinking the computer?