As I've said many times, I'm fascinated by the "two-device scenario": one mobile device for calling and one for Internet. The myriad eReaders now emerging promise to evolve into full-blown Internet devices in the near future but the CrunchPad (now called JooJoo) is a Internet-centric tablet that could potentially double as an eReader -- the other way around, in other words.
Any Apple Tablet is sure to be Internet-centric and WiFi enabled as well.
The JooJoo device (supposed to launch on Friday) may never make it to market because of a looming lawsuit with TechCrunch, the company that originally developed it. The device is also overpriced at $500, which will keep people away.
The right price point is less than $300. At $500 people will compare it to a laptop rather than an iPhone or iPod Touch. However it points the way to a broader range of connected mobile devices that are not phones.
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On this device, the Internet is the Internet -- not a shruken-down mobilized version. See CNET's "hands on" review.