Archive for January, 2010

HP Slate gets video overview: 5yrs in the making

HP Slate gets video overview: 5yrs in the making

One of the more talked about tablets at CES 2010 turned out to be one the manufacturer wasn't even officially debuting; Microsoft CES Steve Ballmer took HP's unnamed slate up on stage and then proceeded to tell us very little about it.  Happily HP themselves have decided to spill some more of their touchscreen beans, and it turns out they've been working on the device for about five years and even had it ready two years ago.

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Pentax Optio I-10, H90 and E90 get official

Pentax Optio I-10, H90 and E90 get official

We'll never know whether Pentax intended to officially announce their three latest digital cameras today, or if they were pushed by yesterday's leak, but in the end we're just happy to see more details about the trio.  The Pentax Optio I-10, Optio H90 and Optio E90 will all begin shipping next month, with the former two having a 12.1-megapixel sensors and 5x wide-angle optical zooms, while the latter - rocking the sub-$100 price point - gets 10-megapixels and a 3x wide-angle zoom.

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Apple iPad rumor roundup: photos, pricing & developer support

Apple iPad rumor roundup: photos, pricing & developer support

With the countdown well underway to Wednesday's Apple iPad tablet event - which SlashGear will be liveblogging - it only seems right to look at the latest bunch of rumors.  Shiniest are these new supposedly-leaked images of the iPad in the wild; designer Dustin Curtis reckons a friend of his sent them to him with no further information.  Meanwhile a Germany retailer prematurely tweeted its thoughts on the iPad pricing, for both carrier-subsidized and contract-free models. Updated after the cut.

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