When my office buddy Sam Wierema first saw a photo of “Microsoft Courier” he said “That looks just like two iPads glued together”.

Took me about 20 minutes in Photoshop to visualize that idea:

duct take courier two Microsofts Courier is coming….

And in case you haven’t heard about Microsoft’s upcoming iPad killer here is a video demoing the concept and some first specs:

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmIgNfp-MdI]

The dual 7-inch (or so) screens are multitouch, and designed for writing, flicking and drawing with a stylus, in addition to fingers. They’re connected by a hinge that holds a single iPhone-esque home button. Statuses, like wireless signal and battery life, are displayed along the rim of one of the screens. On the back cover is a camera, and it might charge through an inductive pad, like the Palm Touchstone charging dock for Pre.