Unless you are as old as some of us around you may not remember that IBM introduced a pen-enabled ThinkPad in 1993. The ThinkPad 750P was ahead of its time with no real OS support to take good advantage of the pen capability, and since the screen folded back to a slate configuration was the first convertible notebook as far as I can tell. Alan Zeichick not only remembers the 750P fondly but he still has one and since he recently received the new Lenovo ThinkPad X41 it just seemed fitting to compare the two, complete with side by side photos. Brings back fond memories, sniff. Alan’s done a good review of the X41 so the article is a double treat for anyone looking for information about the ThinkPad Tablet PC. Here’s a teaser:
But on the right side of my desk is an IBM ThinkPad X41 Tablet PC, which blows the metaphorical socks off every Tablet PC that I’ve ever seen.