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Tablet computers take wait out of waiting tables

Tablet computers take wait out of waiting tables | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it

Who needs service with a smile? Not 26-year-old Ivan Tsurikov. "I actually dread human interaction of any kind," he said. That's why Tsurikov, who works for a small investment firm on the Peninsula, prefers to order his lunch from a computer rather than a server. This week he and two friends tried the Presto tablet, a computer smaller than an iPad and larger than a smart phone, at Calafia Cafe in Palo Alto.

The Presto takes orders, predicts when diners' food will arrive at their table, acts as a personal sommelier, provides self-checkout, splits checks and even calculates the tip. It will either e-mail the receipt or a server can bring a paper one - your choice.

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Ubuntu Tablet OS To Take On Android, iOS

Ubuntu Tablet OS To Take On Android, iOS | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it

Canonical CEO Jane Silber discusses the Ubuntu maker's ambitions in the mobile market, saying there is plenty of room for a new player in tablets, TVs, and maybe even smartphones. 'There is a real demand for an alternative platform..."

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