Google’s plan is to offer a device that would function as “an e-reader that would function like a computer,” Vance and Bilton report. “Eric E. Schmidt, chief executive of Google, told friends at a recent party in Los Angeles about the new device, which would exclusively run the Android operating system. People with direct knowledge of the project — who did not want to be named because they said they were unauthorized to speak publicly about the device — said the company had been experimenting in ‘stealth mode’ with a few publishers to explore delivery of books, magazines and other content on a tablet.”
Google’s tablet UI concept demo:
Direct lonk to video via YouTube here.
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Apple leads. Google follows. As usual.
And, Microsoft says, “Hey, no fair, Google! Following Apple around like a brain-damaged, three-legged puppy dog and calling it ‘innovation’ is our ‘strategy.’ And, we like it. We like it a lot.”
[Attribution: The Huffington Post. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Robert S.” for the heads up.]