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New Pics of Microsoft Courier, the Mighty iPad Fighter



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    The new Microsoft Courier.

    You didn't think Microsoft was just going to sit there and let Apple take all the tabletmania glory today, did you?

    New pics have surfaced of Microsoft's dual-screen Courier, and the book-like device seems to be dolled up a bit to compete directly against the iPad.

    There are new details coming along with these pictures. It's less than inch thick, weighs slightly more than a pound, and its two screens are about the size of a 5 x 7 photo. There's supposedly a built-in camera. The best news? Its powerful NVIDIA Tegra 2 graphics processor will be driving a version of those gorgeous Zune HD and Windows Phone 7 interfaces of which we are so fond.

    We're going to have to wait a while for this sultry temptress — its launch date is still pegged at somewhere between the third and fourth quarter of this year, selling for an as-yet-undisclosed price.

    Via Engadget