Saturday, November 09, 2002

Cure for Tablets

Keeping your handwritten notes in an image format is as useful as scanned in magazine articles - useless. Microsoft's strategy seems to be taking away the advantages of the computer and to add the disadvantages of paper to create their product.

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11/11 Cool: "Tablet PCs -- a class of laptop-like machines built by several manufacturers to pair with Microsoft's software -- are fabulous in concept but frustrating in practice. In trying to combine the simplicity of paper with the power of a computer, they lose both qualities." Highlights that it would be helpful to give feedback like Palm or OS X as you write but they failed to do even that.

Washington Post Article
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