Microsoft Corp is developing a small tablet-style PC to rival a similar product that may be launched by Apple Inc, technology blog Gizmodo reported on Tuesday.
The booklet-shaped device, called Courier, is in the “late prototype” stage of development, Gizmodo reported, without identifying the source of its information.
Microsoft did not immediately answer a request for comment.
The Courier device has dual 7-inch (18 cm) screens that are touch sensitive and can be used in conjunction with a stylus, Gizmodo reported. Apple has long been expected to launch its own tablet PC - essentially a large version of its iPhone - but has so far announced no plans to do so. (Reuters)