It's still debatable whether tablet computing is going to be successful, but a NYT reader and long-time tablet disliker sent in this list of five reasons why the tablet hasn't succeeded yet.

To quickly summarize, it's lack of proper manufacturer commitment, the lack of hardware and software, the lack of proper input systems, the high price and the inability to find a proper operating system to run on them. Looking at the rumors of the Apple Tablet, plus what everyone's already familiar with with the iPhone/iPod Touch OS, many of these ditches might be able to be filled quite soon. [NYTimes]