“Microsoft’s big CES keynote, which was hotly tipped as a reveal for the impressive Courier slate PC, was actually just a luke-warm Windows 7 promo,” Kit Eaton reports for Fast Company. “And that has one big result: The tech world is now waiting on Apple.”
MacDailyNews Take: Courier is so far a demo of vaporware. Such demos are meant to be “impressive.” From the little we can see so far, the product itself is not.
Eaton reports, “Which means the pressure’s really on Apple to deliver in two weeks time. We can expect to hear dribs and drabs more about the machine in that time, since an ex-Apple employee has just spilled the beans on the very same deliberately leaky PR shenanigans that I suggested the company gets up to. And from the leaks and speculation so far, it seems Apple might well come up with the goods.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jai G.” for the heads up.]