Modular tablet sounds good. Many times after buying a tablet one realizes that it lacks one or the other feature and hw good it is if you can actually pick and choose the features. Tablet market is going to increase, its just mfr needs to try more innovation with customer in mind.
The portable tablet intgration into the end product is going to offer a new way for the system level OEM's to make it faster to market and user their skill on the niche areas where they are already good at.
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