The First Successful Tablet?

As signs that things are starting to percolate + innovate in the PC world, take a look at the Archos 9 PC Tablet. This is first strike from Archos and will be a superb test of whether Windows 7 really can run with adequate response time on a Netbook-like tablet with 1GB of memory. I have an inkling that Microsoft is playing its cards close to the vest and may indeed be able to make the system go nearly as fast as Windows XP. But will it match Google’s Android on the Archos 5 tablet for speed and utilty? Only the Shadow knows …