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Apple “Moses Tablet” unveiling

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 27, 2010

As usual, several media outlets will bring you breathless coverage of Apple’s shiny new thing, in this case, some sort of tablet-y device/service. The event starts at 1pm ET; you can follow along on Ars Technica,
Engadget, gdgt, NY Times’ Bits blog, or Gizmodo (which is often irritating).

We Work Remotely

More Apple tablet photos

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 26, 2010

I don’t know if these two photos depict the rumored Apple tablet or not, but I *do know* I want 5000 words from Errol Morris that attempt to answer these two seemingly related questions in an attempt to determine their authenticity:

1. Which photo was taken first?
2. Why was the tablet moved between photos?

Apple Tablet photo

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 19, 2010

Just a reminder that a docked Apple Tablet was spotted in the wild almost two years ago:

iPhone Mega

Apple tablet out in Sept?

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 27, 2009

The Financial Times says that the rumored Apple tablet is due out sometime in “September or October”.

Book publishers have been in talks with Apple and are optimistic about being included in the computer, which could provide an alternative to Amazon’s Kindle, Sony’s Reader and a forthcoming device from Plastic Logic, recently allied with Barnes & Noble.

And if it runs apps from the App Store (“yes” seems to be the general consensus), you’ll be able to read books in the Apple tablet format *and* in Amazon’s Kindle format (with the Kindle app), which can’t be happy news for Amazon, hardware-wise.