BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : JULY 10, 2000 ISSUE
TECHNOLOGY & YOU

The Qbe Cirrus


BASICS
Electronic tablet measuring 14 in. x 10 in. x 2 in. Costs $4,745

PROS
Designed to be used on either a desk or your lap; touch-sensitive screen works well for reading

CONS
Awkward writing systems make such things as e-mail difficult; short battery life; heavy

VERDICT
Promising start at a new information device that will get better



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