More Rumors About the Apple Tablet Swirling About…

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Let's talk Tablet!

According to the AppleInsider, there's more speculation on the Apple Tablet that's been rumored to exist. 

CNNMoney recently spoke with a few technology experts and they're all giddy about the revelation of Apple's Tablet which is supposed to debut sometime in the first quarter of 2010. 

One analyst, Laura DiDio with ITIC, reportedly provided supposed
specifics on the hardware. She said the device will sport a "high-end
graphics card
" that will offer picture at a "stunning resolution"
greater than the iPhone and iPod touch. She also stated that the device
will come in "several different models," suggesting that a 3G-enabled
version would be tied to a contract with a wireless carrier such as

I have to admit that last little bit didn't thrill me when I read it.  AT&T has some serious problems with its coverage in many areas, but hopefully that can and will be taken care of sometime.

Analysts surveyed said they believe the device will "kill" single-function devices like the Amazon Kindle by offering books, Web browsing, gaming, entertainment and on-the-go computing. The belief that the hardware will serve as a general-purpose device was also recently stated by Walt Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal.

So, will the Apple Tablet be the end-all/be-all of the handheld devices?  What, with the unhappy consumers wanting to jailbreak and unlock their iPhones against Apple's wishes, we'll have to just wait and see. 

Don't get us wrong, we're as excited as the next guy – but until we can see one, we'll reserve a bit of judgment.


You can see our previous articles regarding the Apple Tablet here.

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