Apple TabletMac: coming in 2010?
Mac tablet ahoy! Apple has taken ownership of the TabletMac trademark, originally the property of Mac-modding experts Axiotron. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s sparked fresh rumours across the web that weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll see a Mac tablet from Apple, and that the name is finally out in the open. TabletMac it is. Maybe.
Axiotron, previous owners of the TabletMac trademark makes converted tablets from a MacBook base system combined with a Wacom pen-based touchscreen. Axiotron calls its product the Modbook, and you can buy one if you like Ã¢â‚¬â€œ theyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re only $1,649 or a bargain $699 if you supply your own MacBook.
However, the product hasnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t always been called the Modbook. It was originally marketed as the TabletMac. However, this trademark now lies firmly in the hands of Steve Jobs and Co, suggesting theyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re cooking up something of their own to use that name.
Read more: electricpig.co.uk