Submission by Daniel James
After years of development, Microsoft is
unveiling a tablet computer controlled by a pen as well as a
traditional mouse and keyboard.
The software giant hopes the combination of
pen input, handwriting recognition and smart screen, which can be
written on like paper, will prove popular.
It has a huge task on its hands because
computer history is littered with failed ventures that tried to
combine these technologies in a single package.
On launch day, five computer makers will
unveil versions of the Tablet PC.
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