Company forms to build CrunchPad

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The CrunchPad, a simple touch-screen computer for Web-browsing only, is nearing reality with a company formed to oversee its manufacture.
A dream product of TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, the…

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And the interface? Touchscreen, Mouse, Touchpad or what?

Touchscreen

But even for browsing you need to type in passwords etc I guess it will have an onscreen keyboard feature - try typing an email on that :stuck_out_tongue:

@hemispasm, yeahI hear ya. The touchscreen keyboards do have some issues. I saw the crunchpad demo on youtube. It has a iPhone-like virtual or GUI keyboard that pops up when you do a certain touch gesture on it. The whole thing responds to touch gestures to open/ close features. I think it looks cool and it would be useful for someone who just wants to do light surfing, minus ANY vid or audio streaming. Kinda like a netbook. :slight_smile:

Here’s the link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP-0Nce5oTQ