I The New York times er der en artikel der beskriver tabletmarkedet efter at iPad er kommet ud. Og den artikel bidrager til rygterne om, at Google snart skulle være på vej med deres iPad-konkurrent baseret på Android. Her på bloggen har vi tidligere omtalt en evt. Android-tablet eller slate.
But Google is going one step further, exploring the idea of building its own slate, an e-reader that would function like a computer.Eric E. Schmidt, chief executive of Google, told friends at a recent party in Los Angeles about the new device, which would exclusively run the Android operating system. People with direct knowledge of the project — who did not want to be named because they said they were unauthorized to speak publicly about the device — said the company had been experimenting in “stealth mode” with a few publishers to explore delivery of books, magazines and other content on a tablet.