Tablet or tweener? Does the Microsoft camp's convergence argument win the day?
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been clear about tablet-laptop convergence: not interested.
But Microsoft, Intel, Asus, Acer, Lenovo, and a long list of PC makers are. Very.
That would be due to Windows 8 and its touch-centric Metro interface, of course. This is driving PC makers to come up with novel hybrid (i.e., tweener) designs that function as both a tablet and laptop, as was amply demonstrated at Computex this week.
There will basically be two choices offered.