"In the latest bid to simplify Web surfing, upstart Net
appliance maker Qubit has teamed with software developer Be for use
of its Stinger operating system in a new line of wireless
Qubit announced that it will adopt the Stinger OS from Be for
its WebTablet, a simplified Web surfing and email device that looks
like an Etch a Sketch. The product, due by the second quarter of
next year, will sell for around $400, according to the company.
The WebTablet belongs to a family of pad products vying for
attention in the emerging market for easy-to-use appliances for the
home. Their main features are large screens and the ability to
connect to the Internet wirelessly, either through a wireless modem
or a wireless "bridge" to a wired PC or a docking station. Either
way, the device lets users read on the Web or send email from
anywhere in the house."
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