Microsoft’s Courier is coming

Microsoft’s Courier is coming

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:

Another conference. “Great.”

This one’s different, trust us. Our new event for New York is focused on quality, not quantity.

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


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.

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