Rumor: Microsoft Readies Touchscreen Tablet
ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s looking more and more likely that 2010 will be the year of the tablet. Add Microsoft to the list of tech giants rumored to be developing a touchscreen tablet, along with two touchscreen phones to compete with the iPhone.
ZDNetÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Mary Jo Foley claims receiving tips that Microsoft is developing a touchscreen tablet featuring technologies used in its Surface touchscreen table. She tacks on a rumor about Pink, a Ã¢â‚¬Å“Microsoft-branded (but not Microsoft-manufactured) phone,Ã¢â‚¬Â with a January 2010 launch date. No indications when, exactly, a Microsoft Surface-powered tablet would emerge. Perhaps next year as well?
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I wouldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t be surprised if Microsoft is waiting for Apple to show its tablet hand before trotting out its revamped tablet,Ã¢â‚¬Â Jo Foley writes.
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