“We have a device for reading,” the big B is quoted as saying. “It’s the most popular device in the world — it’s the PC.”
Ballmer reportedly said Microsoft has no need for its own separate e-reader device, going as far as to add that he wished Amazon and other digital book providers would make their content available on PCs, too.
Aside from today’s new Ballmer bit, however, all of that — even the Courier’s very existence — is little more than a bunch of talk. In fact, you could throw the Courier into a blender with Apple’s tablet and that crazy ol’ CrunchPad and make yourself a nice thick shake of Who-Knows-If-It’ll-Ever-Be-Released.