TITLE

COMPUTERS GET A SECOND ACT

AUTHOR(S)
Gomes, Lee
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;May2010, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of a tablet computer called the iPad by Apple Inc. The author highlights the importance of considering the world's first couchtop as computer users usually sit on a couch to check electronic mails and graze around the Web. He mentions that it is difficult to predict the origin of a change in the computer industry.
ACCESSION #
50891439

 

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