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Under-$300 CrunchPad Tablet Expected This Summer

Jul 07, 2009, 09:04 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Barry Levine)

"In the growing environment of netbooks, smartbooks and other small computers, a new contender will emerge this summer -- the under-$300 CrunchPad tablet. The upcoming launch was reported by the San Francisco Business Times, which said Michael Arrington, who runs an influential technology blog called TechCrunch, will announce the Internet-only browsing device late this month or early next month.

"'Dead Simple Web Tablet'
Arrington began discussing the need for an inexpensive Net-browsing tablet about a year ago, at which time he asked TechCrunch readers for help in creating a "dead simple Web tablet." When he couldn't find a company to take on the task, he spearheaded the effort himself."

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