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Courier: First Details of Microsoft's Secret Tablet

Gizmodo.com writes: "It feels like the whole world is holding its breath for the Apple tablet. But maybe we've all been dreaming about the wrong device. This is Courier, Microsoft's astonishing take on the tablet. Courier is a real device, and we've heard that it's in the "late prototype" stage of development. It's not a tablet, it's a booklet. The dual 7-inch (or so) screens are multitouch, and designed for writing, flicking and drawing with a stylus, in addition to fingers. They're connected by a hinge that holds a single iPhone-esque home button. Statuses, like wireless signal and battery life, are displayed along the rim of one of the screens. On the back cover is a camera, and it might charge through an inductive pad, like the Palm Touchstone charging dock for Pre..."

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Silellak2921d ago

Interesting. Looking forward to seeing what is posted about this in the next couple of days.

I've been considering getting some sort of tablet/Netbook in the next couple of years, and while I'm not quite ready to trust proprietary Microsoft hardware on release day, I will definitely keep an eye on this to see where it goes.