It’s will be interesting. I think there is something in it, iPads are expensive and kind of ‘disposable’ short lived tools that apple themselves will make obsolete in the lifetime of a good note book.
Tablet or tweener? Does the Microsoft camp’s convergence argument win the day?
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been clear about tablet-laptop convergence: not interested.
But Microsoft, Intel, Asus, Acer, Lenovo, and a long list of PC makers are. Very.
That would be due to Windows 8 and its touch-centric Metro interface, of course. This is driving PC makers to come up with novel hybrid designs that function as both a tablet and laptop, as was amply demonstrated at Computex this week.
There will basically be two choices offered.
I like the idea of an ultrabook with a touchscreen. I mean, why not offer a product with that option? It’s silly not to.
That said, I do see hurdles for the products that take convergence…
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