OWC to introduce tablet Mac at Expo

Other World Computing (OWC) and Axiotron on Thursday announced plans to unveil a Mac-based tablet computer they’re calling the ModBook. It will debut at next week’s Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco, Calif.

The ModBook is described as “a high-end slate-style notebook computer,” designed in California by Axiotron and available in the U.S. exclusively through OWC. Pricing was not announced.

The ModBook is, at its core, a laptop Macintosh that’s been modified. It features Wacom “Penabled” hardware for stylus input and is compatible with Inkwell, the Mac OS X v10.4 “Tiger” pen input technology that provides system-level handwriting and gesture recognition to Mac applications.

The ModBook will also feature optional Global Positioning System (GPS) capabilities, built-in iSight camera and CD/DVD combo drive. OWC describes the chassis as “aircraft-grad magnesium alloy.”

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