Looks like there will be some competition for the iPad. BlackBerry will be releasing their PlayBook. No price announced as of yet and won't be available until early 2011, but if comic apps work on it (and I'm sure they will), I will have to seriously consider it . . .
"You are going to get a certain amount of snarkiness on the Internet no matter what, and my rule is that you don't post anything that you wouldn't say to someone's face." Marc Andreyko (Writer of DC Comic's "Manhunter")
About eight months ago, I picked up a Dell Latitude C400 from thrift shop, planning to put some sort of Linux on it. The laptop booted, but I got the gray screen of death (later diagnosed as a hard drive lock).