Is i-mate working on its own Foleo-like Ultimate device companion?

Ubergizmo is reporting that i-mate is working on a device companion very similar to the recently canceled Palm Foleo. This device would be no more than a shell and work like a docking station that would add a 1024×768 display (7-inch perhaps), a larger keyboard and a battery. The shell would turn any i-mate Ultimate into a more full featured PDA and provide up to 80 hours of battery life.

The price for such a shell is expected to be around USD$300.

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