Microsoft Tablet Plans: Bill Gates Compliments Apple iPad and More

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A few days ago we heard that Microsoft had scrapped plans for their Microsoft Courier tablet device, we are now hearing that Microsoft do infact have lots of other different tablet projects.

These other projects were recently revealed by Bill Gates during an interview, here Gates stated that he felt that the Microsoft will be looking deeper into pen-centric tablets combined with a custom pen-centric OS, not only this but Microsoft want to release a device which will allow you to read and create documents at the same time.

During his interview Gates was asked about Apple and the iPad, Gates was quite complimentary of Apple’s latest creation and said “I think both in general and in the specific, Apple’s done a great job”.

Do you think a tablet needs to be pen-centric?

Source: SlashGear

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