Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Sep 2010 20:06 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless So, we have the iPad out and about for a while now, doing its thing, most likely selling well. Of course, others want a piece of that pie as well, so we see tablets pop up all over the place, most of which are either ultra-low budget junk or vapourware (how that's Adam coming along, Notion Ink?). Earlier this year, Steve Ballmer proudly held up HP's Windows 7-powered Slate - but then, HP bought Palm, canned the Slate, promised a webOS tablet, and then resurrected the Slate as an enterprise product. Now we have a video of the Windows 7-powered Slate. Let's compare it to Samsung's detailed overview of its Galaxy Tab, and see ever so clearly why HP canned the darn thing in the first place.
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RE[3]: Wow!
by phoenix on Fri 24th Sep 2010 21:51 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Wow!"
phoenix
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2005-07-11

It's been available for 2 decades already; nothing new.

My sister's storybooks on CD-ROM included page turning animations ... on Windows 3.1, back in the 80s. These were even interactive stories (Mercer Meyer and Berenstein Bears) where you could interact with the characters, not just flip pages.

The fact that people are hung up on page animations just boggles my mind. It's true that those who ignore the past are doomed to repeat it as if it were new. ;)

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