- Gizmodo, Wednesday, September 30, 2009 2:46 PM
Sure, it's fun to watch gadget geeks lose it over the likelihood of an Apple tablet, but the success of such a device has serious implications for every publisher, advertiser, and device maker.
Apple is reportedly in talks with several media companies rooted in print, negotiating content for a "new device." Going where no Kindle or E-Ink device has so far gone, Apple's tablet
ambitions include having publishers create "hybridized" content that draws from audio, video and interactive graphics in books, magazines and newspapers, where paper layouts would be static. With the
help of iTunes, Apple could easily establish itself as key distributor of such next-generation print content.
At least in theory.
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