14 Jan '18, 5am

CES 2018: The Best—and the Craziest—Gadgets of the Show https://t.co/9itzj55hJU

should never exist, according to conventional wisdom. It has two strikes against it: First, it is a PDA, a product category long since swallowed up by smartphones. Second, it has a clamshell design, an approach largely discarded in the touchscreen era. But the Gemini has proved surprisingly popular among a certain set of techies who like it for two main reasons: they want to be able to use a real keyboard without having to carry a separate item, and they also appreciate that the PDA can dual boot into either Android or Linux, which lets them use it as an actual computer, not just a locked-down interface for apps or websites. The Gemini was wildly popular when it launched on Indiegogo , and it will go on sale to the general public early this year at $500 for a Wi-Fi only version and $600 for a 4G-enabled version.

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