“Apple’s lips are sealed about its widely rumored tablet computer, but technology experts are giddy about the device, already exclaiming it will be the gadget to end all gadgets,” David Goldman reports for CNNMoney.com
“Executives at Apple never discuss products that are in the works, so there’s no confirmation that the thing even exists,” Goldman reports. “But rumors are circulating that Steve Jobs and Co. have designed a magazine-sized, touch-screen, hand-held, all-in-one device that is half-iPhone, half-Macintosh computer.”
“If the rumors are true, the tablet will be able to do basically everything a gadget could possibly do. It’s an e-reader, a gaming device, and a music player. You can watch TV and movies on it and surf the Internet (or so we’ve heard). And it will have thousands of third-party apps available for it … or maybe it will run Mac OS X,” Goldman reports. “That’s all still unknown.”
Goldman reports, “‘This will be the next big thing,’ said Laura DiDio, principal analyst at ITIC. ‘Apple is going to wow everybody with the tablet.'”
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