The WePad has already had to cross a few hurdles and overcome some skepticism on it's way to a release, and it's now undergone another big change -- it's just been renamed the "WeTab." According to the company, that's been done in order to "clearly differentiate our products within the international market for tablet computers." No other changes, from the looks of it, and the company says that pre-orders of the device are not affected by the name switch-a-roo -- although we suppose you can cancel if you're fiercely averse to anything named "Tab." Coincidentally, it seems that the tablet has also recently gone up for pre-order on Amazon.de, with it demanding the expected €449 for the 16GB WiFi version, and €569 for the 32GB 3G model -- still no promised ship date, unfortunately.
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WePad is now WeTab
Berlin (Germany) – May 7, 2010 – To clearly differentiate our products within the international market for tablet computers, as of today we have changed the product name of our tablet computer from WePad to WeTab. Similarly, the company formerly known as WePad GmbH will now trade under WeTab GmbH. This change only concerns the name of the product and com-pany. All other particulars and pre-orders are not affected.
About WeTab GmbH:
Under the WeTab GmbH umbrella, Neofonie and 4tiitoo products are jointly marketed as complete solutions, in particular for the publishing industry. The newly created Berlin-based company is led by Helmut Hoffer von Ankershoffen, Managing Director and Speaker of the Management Board for both WeTab GmbH and Neofonie GmbH and chairman of the board at WeFind AG, and Tore Meyer, CEO of 4tiitoo, the specialists in innovative and easy-to-use touchpad systems from Munich.
For more information, please visit www.wetab.mobi, www.neofonie.de or www.4tiitoo.com.