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Is The Courier Microsoft’s Xbox for the E-Reader Space?

by Allen Weiner  |  September 23, 2009  |  1 Comment

Word is leaking out (no doubt from Microsoft itself) on the Courier tablet. Looks very cool but it raises more questions that offers answers. If it’s the device that supports cool Silverlight applications for content providers, it will be quite interesting. So far, Apple has little to worry about if it intends to offer a tablet device.

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  1. […] thus-far-mythical device — many have been calling for the Courier to revolve around core e-reader capabilities. Some speculation has suggested the Courier would even look like a book, though other reports have […]

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