Gartenberg backs Steve Jobs’ marketing claim of a post-PC era. I say there’s none. The PC is still the same, does the same but we interact differently.
Patent application from Microsoft shows an alternative layout of a touch keyboard that does not require a stylus.
As I said in the last post, Microsoft plans to use the Windows Phone 7 strategy for the tablet segment as well. For the tablets, Microsoft might define the hardware specifications like in the case of WP7. The leaked documents give us a rough idea of the requirements:
Patent explains the radial context menu as seen in Microsoft Courier’s promotional demo UI videos. The context menu is designed to suit touch interfaces by showing the frequently used options more prominently for quick access.
Microsoft NUI guru Bill Buxton demonstrated what looks like Microsoft’s Courier tablet PC’s User Interface in action.
A month filled with interesting announcements from the world of technology. Microsoft at CES 2010, Google’s Android powered Nexus One, Apple tablet PC.
A comparison chart of the Tabler PCs – Apple’s tablet iSlate, Fusion Garage and Chandra’s – JooJoo, Dell Streak, Notion Ink’s Adam and Archos 9.
Apple’s Knowledge Navigator was indeed an inspiration for the Codex.
video and images of Microsoft Tablert PC Courier’s prototype named Codex.