What the press says about Intel’s Tangent Bay

Posted on Jan 31, 2010 in Media

The Tangent Bay reference design has been shown off  at Intel Developer’s Forum last year and garnered a lot of attention in the press. Gizmodo calls it

a nice juicy insight of what type of products might be around the corner.

Tom’s Hardware finds that

the possibilities for multitasking are very enticing.

Geek.com‘s Matthew Humphries clearly sees the value of Tangent Bay:

Screen space is always limited on a laptop and if you can save some by pushing a music player, Skype, IM chat window, or calendar on to a completely separate area, then all the better.

Last but not least, Alan Williams of Electronics Weekly has already identified a scenario that he’d use it for in a few months from now:

I’m sure there are  apps we could keep an eye on “in the background”. Think of World Cups, for example, with games on during work hours… or the Ashes, or the European Championship, or Wimbledon, etc…

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So, what do you think?