"The November issue of US publication Popular Mechanics has
caused a stir by putting the CrunchPad at the top of its list of
the 10 Most Brilliant Products of 2009.
""Most breakthrough innovations make their greatest
contributions when they become products people can buy" the article
begins. "Here, Popular Mechanics awards the top 10 most brilliant
gadgets, tools and toys that you can buy in 2009."
"Which is all well and good, except that you can't actually buy
the CrunchPad. The acclaimed and anticipated touchscreen Web
tablet, created as the pet project of TechCrunch's Michael
Arrington, has yet to be launched, and wasn't even on display on
the night of the awards' official ceremony, dinner and product
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