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HP Slate 7 overcomes delay rumors, is available now

HP Slate 7 overcomes delay rumors, is available now

We got a look at HP's then-unreleased Slate 7 tablet at Mobile World Congress earlier this year and liked what we saw. HP had said the device would be available for purchase in April, but then a bit of debacle started when its product page was updated to show a revised release date in June. That spurred rumors that the slate was delayed, but then the product page changed again, this time back to April, leaving many to wonder when we'd actually see the device on shelves.

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HP teases Prime multitouch graphing calculator

HP teases Prime multitouch graphing calculator

Graphing calculators haven't changed much over the years, but they don't really need to. Or do they? It turns out HP wants to completely revolutionize the graphing calculator, and has released a teaser video showing off its new Prime graphing calculator that sports a 3.5-inch multitouch display and a brushed aluminum body.

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Leap Motion teams with HP for 3D Motion Control integration

Leap Motion teams with HP for 3D Motion Control integration

If you were thinking that Leap Motion's motion control experience was only going to be created as a stand-alone experience, you might need to think again. Today HP has announced a relationship with Leap Motion, this deal showing up thus far as a bundled Leap Motion Controller existing with several HP products through the future. Can you imagine motion control coming with your desktop products as a matter of fact from here on in?

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PC market tumbles as IDC points at Windows 8

PC market tumbles as IDC points at Windows 8

If reporting that the entirety of the PC market weren't enough of a punch in the gut for Microsoft from the analytical group IDC, the suggestion that their newest operating system is to blame really, really is. What you're about to witness is the continued downfall of the PC industry in the charts of the IDC, this most recent quarter's report being much worse for ware than we're sure any of the manufacturers listed would have liked. When your only job is to create PCs and you hoped Windows 8 was going to bring the industry into a shining light, you're probably not too happy right about now.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: April 8, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: April 8, 2013

Welcome to Monday evening everyone. Kicking the week off is a press invitation from Google and the city of Austin, Texas, suggesting that the Google Fiber rumors are true. In addition, a couple screenshots have surfaced showing what is said to be Google Babel, and the search engine giant is also tipped to nab WhatsApp for $1 billion. Finally, in Google news, the latest Drive update for iPhone users just rolled out.

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SlashGear Weekend Wrap-Up: April 6th, 2013

SlashGear Weekend Wrap-Up: April 6th, 2013

This week is finally almost over, and there were tons of news stories published everyday. At the beginning of the week, we learned that there was an iMessage DDoS attack going around that would lag your device and inhibit its capabilities. More bad news for Apple followed when the USPTO denied its iPad Mini trademark. April Fools was a blast this year with many companies perfectly executing their well thought-out pranks.

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HP chairman Raymond Lane steps down

HP chairman Raymond Lane steps down

Hewlett-Packard's chairman, Raymond Lane, has decided to step down from his position in order to "reduce any distraction from HP's ongoing turnaround". He, however, will continue to stay with the company and serve as a director. He made his decision based on a recent vote at the annual shareholders meeting held on March 20th. While he was re-elected for his position, he only received 59% of the shareholders' votes.

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HP teases “Moonshot” announcement for April 8

HP teases “Moonshot” announcement for April 8

It looks like HP has something special up its sleeves, and no, it doesn't appear to be another desktop or laptop computer. HP sent out invitations that say "experience the disruption on April 8." Whatever this new product or service may be, the company is calling it "Moonshot" -- whether or not that'll be the official name is still anyone's guess.

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