Wednesday, September 23, 2009

This is a Tablet We Don't Mind Taking

The folks over at Gizmodo landed a mayjah exclusive yesterday. They broke the story on Microsoft's new tablet, er, booklet called the "Courier" and it's effing orgasmic amazing.
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.
We've been waiting on Apple to finally announce the details of the tablet/iPad they've been working on in secret. (It's an open secret, everyone knows they developing one.) But from what we know about the folks over at Apple, if you spill the tea on anything they're developing, you will be dealt with accordingly. And that may or may not include death.

So until Apple makes an announcement, we'll be saving our coins for one of these. The "Courier" is still considered a prototype so there is word as to when it will be released.

Check out the video of what the tablet (OK, booklet), does after the jump.


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