Microsoft's Courier tablet revealed

Instead of a single-screen tablet, the Courier concept is a dual-screen "booklet."
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The Courier closes up when not in use, and opens like a book to reveal facing screens.
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Unlike current black-and-white e-books, the Courier utilizes a color touchscreen.
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A 3-megapixel camera is embedded on the tablet's outside "cover."
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One of the screens has status lights on the edge, so you don't need to open the booklet.
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The bottom of the "closed" Courier is shown here.
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While it appears to accept hand gestures (based on the leaked UI video), a stylus is also used for data input.
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Clearly, the Courier development team appears to be fond of Spike Lee.
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A frame from the leaked UI video demo shows how the Courier uses the look and feel of a paper notebook.
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Finger navigation can be used on the touchscreen, as shown here.
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The stylus is again shown as the preferred method for data entry.
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