If you’ve seen one tablet, you’ve seen ‘em all: a flat slab with a glass front. A few hardware companies want to break that image with a different kind of slate: the hybrid.
It’s based on the idea that your tablet can be more than just an armchair device. Hook your pad up to a keyboard — sometimes provided, sometimes an optional accessory — and it’s an instant laptop solution, a relatively low-cost netbook for times when a touchscreen keyboards may not suffice.
“Hybrid tablets represent an attempt by manufacturers to fully explore the space of design possibilities,”..........................Source (Wired)Read the full news story here