Would you buy an all-screen notebook computer?

Summary:People love to complain about the virtual keyboard found on the iPhone and iPod touch (myself included) but in reality it's quite good after the requisite learning period. It still needs haptic feedback but that's a topic for another blog post.

Would you buy an all-screen notebook computer?

People love to complain about the virtual keyboard found on the iPhone and iPod touch (myself included) but in reality it's quite good after the requisite learning period. It still needs haptic feedback but that's a topic for another blog post.If you're ok with a virtual, touchscreen keyboard, would you be able to tolerate one in your notebook? Wired's Leander Kahney gushes about the concept of "two big iPod Touches joined by a hinge" ala the OLPC v2 concept by designer Yves Behar (pictured) which he blogged about on Cult of Mac.

The term "brick" was mentioned in a 9-to-5 Mac rumor piece on 10 September 2008 when their source said that the MacBook update is "all about the Brick." I take that to mean that additional features will be crammed into Apple's ever-shrinking AC adapter (a.k.a. the brick). It wouldn't be that hard to build an Airport Express into "the brick" combining two road warrior favorites into one uber-accessory.

Oh, that OLPC v2 concept is pretty sweet too.

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Topics: Hardware, Apple, Laptops, Mobility

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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