Where will the Tablet PC go tomorrow? It's time for Microsoft's marketing department to provide some solid direction.
It doesn't take much tea-leaf reading to see that the Microsoft-championed Tablet PC is at a crossroads. When Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates launched the Tablet PC back on November 7, 2002, he touted the technology as "a whole new way of experiencing the personal computer." According to the vision expressed at the time, the Tablet platform was more than a PDA. It was better than a notebook. It was the mobile form factor of the future, destined to spawn an entirely new class of apps — like Microsoft's own ePeriodicals, for one. (By the way, whatever happened to ePeriodicals?)
News source: eWeek