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MSI Wind Top AE220, AE2410 and AE2050 Intel and AMD touchscreen all-in-ones debut

MSI Wind Top AE220, AE2410 and AE2050 Intel and AMD touchscreen all-in-ones debut

MSI has unveiled three new Wind Top all-in-one desktop PCs at CES 2011 today, the Intel Sandy Bridge based Wind Top AE2210 and AE2410, and the AMD Brazos based Wind Top AE2050. All three feature 16:9 aspect multi-touch touchscreens - 22-inches on the AE2210, 24-inches on the AE2410, and 20-inches on the AE2050 - together with USB 3.0 ports for high-speed connectivity.

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Microsoft Surface SUR40 multitouch table slims bulk & price [Video]

Microsoft Surface SUR40 multitouch table slims bulk & price [Video]

Microsoft has spilled pricing details on its new second-gen Surface SUR40 multitouch table, launched the company's CES 2011 keynote yesterday, and slimming down the original surface into a slick 4-inch thick slab. The new SUR40 Surface 2.0 - which is manufactured by Samsung, and has a Full HD 1080p 40-inch display covered with a sheet of toughened Gorilla Glass - will be priced at $7,600 rather than the original Surface's $12k+ sticker.

Video demo after the cut

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ASUS Eee Pad E121 makes video tease: 12″ Core i5 Windows 7 slate

ASUS Eee Pad E121 makes video tease: 12″ Core i5 Windows 7 slate

ASUS is dropping some serious hints about its upcoming Eee Pad EP121 tablet, ahead of the slate's official debut at CES 2011 next month. According to the teaser video, the ASUS EP121 will have a 12-inch display and use an Intel Core i5 processor; that's up from the Core 2 Duo ULV chip we first heard back in May. There'll also be HDMI and USB connectivity, along with Windows 7.

Video after the cut

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Google Maps for Mobile 5.0 hits Android imminently

Google Maps for Mobile 5.0 hits Android imminently

Google has previewed the next version of their smartphone navigation app, Google Maps for Mobile 5.0, set to arrive on Android smartphones in the next few days. The new version adds support for dynamic map drawing, rather than using vector-based imagery, which allows for faster rendering and smaller amounts of data traffic; it also means Google Maps can now cache common or frequently-searched journeys. Meanwhile, there'll also be building outlines in 100 cities - with more to come - that can be navigated using multitouch gestures.

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New Hitachi touchscreen tech could make gloves iPad-compatible

New Hitachi touchscreen tech could make gloves iPad-compatible

Hitachi's latest capacitive touchscreen is getting next-gen iPad soothsayers excited, since the new panel offers all the multitouch benefits of the company's current models but also works through gloves and even with a plastic stylus. According to TechOn, the new projection-capacitive touchscreen allows everything from fingertip icon control, stylus handwriting input and winter use of gadgets without having to first shuck your gloves.

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Gigabyte T1125 Core i3/i5 netvertible gets clever twisty dock [Video]

Gigabyte T1125 Core i3/i5 netvertible gets clever twisty dock [Video]

With all the talk of slates, you could easily forget that there's more to touchscreen computing than just keyboard-less tablets.  NetbookNews has been playing with Gigabyte's new T1125 convertible touchscreen netbook, though it's worth noting from the outset that this isn't some Atom-based weakling.  Instead Gigabyte is offering a choice of dual-core, Core i3 and Core i5 chips, along with optional NVIDIA Optimus graphics and an updated docking station with a slot for a removable DVD burner.

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Gateway One ZX6951 Review

Gateway One ZX6951 Review

Gateway's all-in-one PC range continues to grow, with a new line of mainstream models intended to offer full touch support without the hefty price tags of their premium counterparts. The company sent over the new Gateway One ZX6951, a 23-inch Full HD model with an Intel Core i3 processor, for SlashGear to try out.

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HP Slate 500 hands-on [Video]

HP Slate 500 hands-on [Video]

We have to say, with manufacturers dropping their Windows 7 slate projects left, right and center, we didn't really expect to see the HP Slate 500 ever make a retail debut.  Imagine our surprise, then, when HP invited us over to see the production model, set to launch for $799 - paired with an HDMI docking station - and running Microsoft's OS on a multi-mode finger and pen touchscreen.  HP are trying hard to avoid any iPad comparisons with the Slate 500; check out our first impressions after the cut.

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HP Slate 500 Tablet PC gets official

HP Slate 500 Tablet PC gets official

Rumors of the demise of HP's Windows 7 tablet PC project, it seems, were seriously premature.  The company has officially announced the HP Slate 500, a 1.5lb 8.9-inch WSVGA tablet PC running Windows 7 with a hybrid capacitive multitouch display capable of recognizing finger control or HP's "Digital Pen" stylus for handwriting and sketches.

Our hands-on will be up shortly.

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