I have been spending a good part of the day reading various reports and opinions on the new Apple iPad and although I won’t be buying into the iPad system immediately, I am beginning to understand why it is a very important step in the evolution of personal computer devices.
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It is no secret at this point, that Apple is about to astound us with their version of a netbook / e-reader / tablet computer / big screen telephone / and portable video delivery system. It is also no secret that Google is interested in the same market, but rather than go it alone, Google is working with a number of hardware vendors (mainly HTC at this point), to market hardware using their Android portable operating system.
The very real Axiotron Modbook, which is based on a (white plastic) Macbook and sells for (starting under) US$2,000. You can even supply your own (white or black) Macbook and have a custom conversion made. Mostly used by graphic artists, this tablet computer is a clever hybrid of Apple MacBook and Wacom graphic tablets parts and technology.
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Concept art for an Apple touch-screen Netbook. (Credit: Gizmodo)
Anybody who has been around any MacWorld or just the Mac community in general over the years, knows that there has always been a plan for a Macintosh tablet computer. There has always been an Apple plan to make computers smaller and more portable, and there has also always been an Apple plan to develop a better touch screen interface.
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Apple has quietly upgraded it’s Time Capsule external wireless hard disk drive and internet Wi-Fi (802.11n) base station to 2-terabyte for US$499, and lowered the price of the 1-terabyte version to US$299.
Apple Time Capsule MB765LL/A 1TB – US$299.00 – Now Available