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Courier tablet, 2009
Here's one that Microsoft didn't make but probably should have — the Courier never made it any further than a lavish mock-up, but the unique design had a lot of industry watchers excited back in 2009.
Thinkpad X220, 2010
In early 2010 Apple launched its iPad, which rapidly went on to be the tablet market as far as most consumers were concerned. However, Windows tablet devices such as this Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Tablet continued to fill gap for enterprise users.
Microsoft Slate, 2010
Here's one of the devices that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer showcased in his CES 2010 keynote, a slate from HP.