No Mouse Required
Three new Windows devices, on sale this fall, look and act like computers but do so much more. From anywhere.
Photograph by John B. Carnett
Shown: Samsung prototype, $1,600 and up
What It Is: A desktop PC transformed into a media center for playing music and DVDs–and a hard disk for recording TV.
2. Platform: Mira
Shown: Viewsonic Airpanel, $600 and up
What It Is: A wireless display that lets you surf the Web and access your desktop from anywhere.
3. Platform: Tablet PC
Shown: Fujitsu prototype, $2,000 and up
What It Is: Laptop replacement that works like a
writing pad–it converts your scribbles to text.