Why the tablet (if it exists) isn’t a saviour

January 5, 2010

You may recall I had some reservations about Sports Illustrated’s mockup for the still-imaginary Apple tablet. It appears I wasn’t the only one, as you can read on slate.com:

Once the various tablet devices and smartphones collapse into super-ultralight PCs, the tablet-optimized publications will find themselves regarded by consumers as just another Web site, and the proprietors who thought they had a new, impregnable platform from which to sluice profits will be right back where they started—one site struggling against many.

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