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How Windows killed the Courier tablet

Image courtesy of engadget.

CNET released a report about how Microsoft was presented with two competing tablet ideas, and their decision eventually became Windows 8, rather than the technologically infamous Courier.

For the uninitiated, the Courier was a dual-screen tablet, representing a notepad that captured the passionate inspiration of tech journalists across the globe in 2009.  As you can see in the video below, it presented something that was much more for the creative consumer, showing options of use that exceed the ideas of content creation that are already present nowadays.  So why was it killed off?  This is what Jay Greene's report for CNet answers.

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Infographic of the day: Why Hasn't the Person You Texted Responded Yet?
This one's not really informative, nor is it graphical; but it's pretty hilarious and reminds us of a situation we (and all our readers) have been in before.  Come on, you're reading New Rising Media so it's clear you have a certain sense for being socially awkward and make the most subtle of what you think to be 'pop culture references,' only to have eyes of complete confusion befall you.  Simply put: you must be a nerd.  So we want to help with the times when you may just be having second thoughts about that last text you just sent with our Infographic of the day, courtesy of Collegehumour.
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