[kwlug-disc] Microsoft will have tablets to compete with iPad

Lori Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Fri Jul 30 23:09:35 EDT 2010

On Fri, 2010-07-30 at 22:42 -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> http://tech.slashdot.org/story/10/07/30/1257201/To-Ballmer-Grabbing-iPads-Market-Is-Job-One-Urgency
> Microsoft is unhappy with Apple's success with the iPad. That is
> understandable.
> They say they will have some tablet offering by Intel.
> If these get anywhere near popular, this could be good news for us,
> since they will almost certainly be able to run Linux on them. 
> How soon before someone port Android on these?
> -- 
> Khalid M. Baheyeldin

They are almost here (at least smaller versions). A couple of examples:

Dell Streak (5"):

Augen (7"):

Windows is so far behind on this one, they'll have to buy someone to
catch up.  Maybe they should figure out how to port Windows onto these
Android devices.

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