Phones and laptops are running towards each other at amazing speed. Microsoft is betting they’ll meet somewhere around the form factor of the Origami devices. On the low end, phones like mine and T-Mobile MDA (featured in this NYT story) are coming at it from the low end. Here’s the fascinating thing though: these devices…Read More
As follows any quantity of hype, there is then a period of disappointment. It will be an exercise in PR to watch Microsoft carefully handle these criticisms of the new Origami devices from the Korean manufacturers: 1. Processors not as fast as expectedThe haters are complaining that the devices need a faster processor. Perhaps I…Read More
As a fan of the Tablet PC, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t excited about Thursday’s launch of Microsoft Origami, the presumed paperback sized Windows computer. There are a couple of big if’s to it, and so I wanted to examine them in today’s post. 1. Is the form factor a plus…Read More
One of my readers asks me about using a tablet pc to play online poker.
I see you’re a poker player too… have you used your Tablet PC with
any of the online real-money sites, and if so did it work well for
that? Was it easy to place bets correctly, especially in no-limit with
the "slider" controls on screen? I’m looking at buying a tablet for the
sole purpose of online poker. Thanks in advance!