iTablet name adopted for new tablet computer having nothing to do with Apple.
was rumored and talked about for what felt like an eternity ahead of its launch earlier this month. In the beginning, the device was widely referred to as the iTablet and I was a bit surprised when Apple unveiled the device to see it was called the iPad. I was surprised because I had grown so accustomed to thinking of the device as the iTablet.
Steve Jobs and Apple can't be very happy with UK firm X2 today with the company unveiling a tablet cheekily called the iTablet
. The X2 iTablet is a Windows 7 machine that sounds much more like a low-end notebook or netbook than the iPad Apple offered up. The iTablet can be had with a 10.2-inch or 12.1-inch screen.
Other features include a 1.3MP webcam, 250GB of storage, and a 1.6GHz Intel processor. The iTablet will also offer 3G connectivity and Bluetooth. The iTablet is much fatter than the iPad though at 35mm thick making it twice as porky as the svelte iPad. X2 also crams in three USB ports, WiFi and HDMI out. Color options include white, grey, pink, blue, red, yellow, and black.