Archive for September, 2009

More and more low cost web tablet or internet readers are becoming available, like the Kindle DX, among others.

This article in Slate talks about the possible demise of stand alone music players and single function hardware (like the Kindle) in general.

What I (and many others) see coming is most likely a MOBILE iPhone-type computing interface that handles phone, photo, and Internet as well as a Kindle sized TABLET that does the same thing.  The MOBILE may have to have some limitations, but who knows.

This is all media – magazines, newspapers, books, music, video, TV, movies, Skype, telephone – all through an interface that will either be pocket sized or tablet sized.

I think there probably will still be a place for a desktop interface, but this may just be a tablet on a stand that you can then pick up and carry around the house or office with you.


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