Date: Monday, February 1st, 1999, 00:00
At this week’s Seybold Publishing Conference, Microsoft will announce plans to create a tablet computer much like Apple’s Newton. Microsoft hopes that the keyboardless portable will ride the wave of popularity ignited by 3Com’s PalmPilot. The incorporation of handwriting and speech technology will make this device a viable competitor to any PDA. For more information, check out this New York Times article (registration required).