March 2002

Tatung shows Mira web tablet at CeBIT
At CeBIT in Hannover, Tatung showed the TWN-5213 web tablet using Mira technology. The National Semi Geode-powered wireless tablet/display has a smallish 10.4-inch screen and uses Windows CE.Net. -- Posted Thursday, March 14, 2002 by chb

Microsoft announces new Mira partners at CeBIT
Microsoft's Embedded and Appliance Group announced Philips, TriGem, Tatung, and LG Electronics as new partners for its "Mira" wireless monitor initiative at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany. These companies join existing partners Intel, Wyse, Panasonic, National Semi, Fujitsu, NEC, Viewsonic, and Sotec. Mira devices, not to be confused with Tablet PCs, will be consumer market PC peripherals extending the PC experience to any room in a home. -- Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2002 by chb

Compaq strengthens Tablet PC relationship with LG
According to, Korean LG Electronics won a bid to manufacture Compaq's upcoming Tablet PC which the source said would hit the market in September. LG was described as a large manufacturer of flat panels who also has a reliable supply of other components. -- Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2002 by chb

PC Magazine's Bill Howard comments on Tablet PC
Bill Howard presents a summary of pen-related efforts to-date and outlines his concerns about the Tablet PC. See his story at PC Magazine's website. -- Posted Tuesday, March 12, 2002 by chb