The number of tablets at Computex Taipei 2010 pays testimony to the trend Apple set in motion in April. Now that the company has sold 2 million iPads in just under two months, PC vendors globally want a piece of the action. While Google's Android was expected to sweep the show, Microsoft's Windows 7 scored some big wins.
King of netbooks deliver tablets
Asustek Computer on Monday unveiled two Eee Pad tablets running Windows software, one an e-reader. The iPad rival, the Eee Pad EP121, sports a 12-inch touchscreen and has Microsoft's Windows 7 Home Premium operating system and an Intel Core 2 Duo processor inside. The device is meant for Internet access, watching videos and other multimedia uses, computing and as an e-reader, the company said.