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HP TouchPad: Desperately Discounted

HP TouchPad: Desperately Discounted

How much did you pay for your tablet? If you picked up an HP TouchPad in the past day or so, you could have shaved anything up to $200 off the list price for the webOS slate, as HP and its retail partners kick off a round of aggressive discounting. It's a risky way to boost sales: the TouchPad is a mere month into the market and met with mixed reviews, and it would be easy to see this as HP's tablet project falling flat on its touchscreen face.

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HP TouchPad Review

HP TouchPad Review

We've been demanding a tablet running webOS for years now, and it's taken HP's new stewardship of the software to guide just that onto store shelves. Palm's mobile platform always seemed to good to be left solely to smartphones, and the HP TouchPad is the inevitable result. Problem is, the iPad has already made its presence well and truly known, dominating the consumer tablet market, and Android's Honeycomb drive gains OEM support by the week. Can the multitasking charms of webOS 3.0 promise the TouchPad a bright future, or is it simply a case of too late to the party? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Windows Phone 7.1 Mango Technical Preview

Windows Phone 7.1 Mango Technical Preview

It's been eight long months since we reviewed our first Windows Phone 7 handset. Microsoft's rebooted platform launched with a bang at the tail end of 2010, promising not only a new start from the Windows Mobile days of old, but a fresh interpretation of what a smartphone should be like. A tentative hit with reviewers but less so among consumers, however, Windows Phone's impetus fizzled out as new devices failed to appear. Now, Windows Phone 7.1 "Mango" is coming to fill in some of the gaps, tidy up some of the loose ends and - Microsoft hopes - make the platform a more realistic competitor to iOS and Android. Check out the SlashGear review after the cut.

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Nokia phone/tablet strategy leak alleges Windows 8 slates and Vanjoki “backup”

Nokia phone/tablet strategy leak alleges Windows 8 slates and Vanjoki “backup”

Details on Nokia's alleged phone and tablet strategy for 2012 and 2013 have emerged, suggesting that the company is indeed looking to Windows 8 for its slates and that Maemo 6 will be rolled out for one final hurrah before being effectively dropped. Arch insider Eldar Murtazin has spilt the beans, claiming that Nokia is looking to release 5-7 mid-to-high end Symbian^3 handsets in 2012, along with a single tablet.

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HTC Ignite Windows Phone 7 Images Leaked

HTC Ignite Windows Phone 7 Images Leaked

Renderings purported to be upcoming HTC devices have been leaked today on Chinese website xda.cn. The first of the series is the HTC Ignite, which is slated as a Windows Phone 7 handset featuring a smooth and sleek form factor similar to the HTC Thunderbolt but slightly more rounded along the edges. And, the buttons towards the bottom of the touchscreen are limited to three for an even cleaner look.

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Tablet turmoil: HP Touchpad 2 looks to enterprise; Some slate plans axed

Tablet turmoil: HP Touchpad 2 looks to enterprise; Some slate plans axed

Apple's iPad 2 has apparently kicked off some deep, internal soul-searching among rivals; Samsung has already given a public shudder, and now HP, ASUS and Acer are all believed to be shaking up their slate development. According to DigiTimes' sources, HP is considering shifting Touchpad 2 development from its handheld division to its notebook team, in the hope that a more enterprise-centric successor to the HP Touchpad will fare better in the market.

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Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet Demo Possibly In June

Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet Demo Possibly In June

There are rumors that Microsoft could have its first offering of Windows 8 operating system by the end of June, which is Microsoft’s fiscal year end. The design is specifically for tablets and the new interface is rumored to take hints from Apple and parts of the Metro interface found in Windows Phone 7.

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The Daily Slash: January 17 2011

The Daily Slash: January 17 2011

Oh you want some reviews? We just happen to have a couple for you to take a peek at here - first there's the Lenovo U260 IdeaPad Notebook Review, then there's also the MacBook Air 11-inch GelaSkin Review and Hands-On (with Bonus iPod Touch Review!) Have a look next at a column by Chris Davies which notes a very serious thing: A Real Tablet has a Stylus. Next there's another column by no less than Ben Bajarin by the name of Why My Kinect is Not Collecting Dust. Then there's one by the dude called Don Reisinger - Call Me When Streaming Matches Blu-ray. Have a peek at a CyanogenMod 7 Quadrant Benchmark on Nexus S, find out about Syncing Music in Android 3.0 Honeycomb, and check out our StarWars hypothesis for the oncoming Sprint event - 3D Android Phone?

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