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Apple tablet computer may ship in March: WSJ

Apple tablet computer may ship in March: WSJ WASHINGTON – Apple Inc. plans to unveil a long-awaited tablet computer this month which may begin to ship in March, The Wall Street Journal is reporting. Citing "people briefed by the company," the newspaper said the color screen tablet is expected to be a multimedia device that will let people watch movies and television shows, play games, surf the Web and read electronic books and newspapers. The Journal said the device, which has been the subject of speculation for years, will come with a 10- to 11-inch (25.4- to 27.9-centimeter) touchscreen. The newspaper said the tablet would be unveiled later this month but did not say exactly when. All Things Digital, however, a technology blog owned by Dow Jones, publisher of the Journal, said Apple had rented a San Francisco venue fo...(read more..)

Technology not as advanced by 2010 as some had hoped

Technology not as advanced by 2010 as some had hoped NEW YORK – Despite iPods, genetic sequencing, the Internet and Twitter, nearly a third of Americans said they thought there would be more technological advances by the year 2010. Not everyone expected to be living like The Jetsons, the space age television cartoon series of the early 1960s, but the Zogby International survey of more than 3,000 adults in the United States showed many were less than enthusiastic about how far we have come by the dawn of a new decade. "The age group most likely to be disappointed with the current level of technological advancement are 35 to 54-year-olds (36 per cent)," Zogby, which conducted the survey commissioned by the website ScoopDaily, said in a statement. About 21 per cent of people believe we are more technologically advanced than they thou...(read more..)