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Hanvon B10 Win7 tablet goes on sale, gets video unboxing

Hanvon B10 Win7 tablet goes on sale, gets video unboxing

Having attempted to show up Apple's iPad - hand in hand with Windows 7 - a few weeks back, the Hanvon Touchpad B10 tablet PC is now up for sale in Europe.  German retailer Papyrus are listing the 10.1-inch Celeron ULV slate at €771.24 ($974) including tax, with shipments expected to kick off in six days time; however, NewGadgets have scored one early, and are treating us to the traditional hands-on unboxing and first impressions.

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Windows 7 takes on iPad… and holds its own?

Windows 7 takes on iPad… and holds its own?

Plenty gets said about Windows 7 and its suitability for tablets, and despite Steve Ballmer's best efforts not much of it is positive.  But have we all been too harsh on the Microsoft OS?  A side-by-side comparison video pitting a Hanvon slate running Windows 7 agains the iPad running iOS goes some way to suggesting that the desktop OS can hold its own against its Apple counterpart.

Video comparison after the cut

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Hanvon BC10C multitouch Win7 tablet gets tested: premium feel

Hanvon BC10C multitouch Win7 tablet gets tested: premium feel

Hanvon's BC10C (and its BA10E sibling) was a surprising stand-out from CeBIT 2010 recently, a multitouch-capable 10-inch slate running Windows 7.  jkkmobile managed to bring one home from the show, and has been testing it out to see whether it's all good news.  The upside is that media performance - thanks to the 1.3GHz Celeron ULV processor - is decent; the downside is that CULV notebook style components don't add up to extremes of battery life.

Video review after the cut

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Hanvon BC10C and BA10E multitouch tablets get CeBIT 2010 video demo

Hanvon BC10C and BA10E multitouch tablets get CeBIT 2010 video demo

Remember Hanvon's Windows 7 tablet slyly spotted all the way back at IDF 2009 last year?  The company has brought along the latest version to CeBIT 2010 this week, and its gained a sibling too.  The Hanvon BC10C and BA10E each run Windows 7, the BC10C having a 1.3GHz Celeron CPU and the BA10E using a 1.6GHz Atom Z-series CPU, and jkkmobile ended up very impressed by both tablets.

Video demo after the cut

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Hanvon N510 ebook reader: first space, now the world

Hanvon N510 ebook reader: first space, now the world

Chinese firm Hanvon have announced a 5-inch ebook reader, the N510, using the E Ink Vizplex display and Hanvon's own pen-input technology.  The N510 is 11mm thick, in part because it has no backlighting, and has a 167ppi, SVGA 800 x 600 display.  It's a well-travelled design, too; astronauts used the N510 in space during the Shenzhou-7 space mission in September.

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