computer bigger than a Mobile, smaller than a LapTop

must have TouchScreen

Must Keyboard, if any, be detachable? Or at least be able to fold back behind, like an OLPC?

The IPad (launched 2010) was the big game-changer in this category.

Older: See TabletPC

Remember the SmallTalk-based Momenta (1991)?


  • after that, felt like phone was big enough, and so much more convenient: Always-On-You

Does the Kindle and other EBook hardware readers count?

Late-2010 notes

Cheap Tablet options (cheaper than IPad)

Comparing weight and screen size

Outcome: bought Archos70.

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