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Samsung Series 5 and 7 Slate PCs bring Windows 8 goodness

Samsung Series 5 and 7 Slate PCs bring Windows 8 goodness

This week the folks at Samsung have revealed two new convertable slates with the ability to connect to a keyboard dock and run full touch-capable Windows 8. Both the Series 5 and Series 7 Slate PCs will be bringing a 10-point touch experience to your Windows 8 world with no less than their full Samsung set of features. In addition to being able to use the devices' touchscreens and keyboards to control what's on the display, you've got a Samsung S Pen to work with as well!

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HP Slate 8 shown as first Windows 8 business tablet

HP Slate 8 shown as first Windows 8 business tablet

A brand new slide prepared for what appears to be HP internal presentation today has revealed HP's business-minded plans for Windows 8 tablets. This HP Slate 8 (different from the HP Slate 500, mind you) will bring enterprise functionality to the masses with a 10.1-inch display, enterprise level docking, and of course Windows 8 Professional OS, complete with touch controls. The slide this tablet is featured in also shows an EliteBook, making this tablet a likely candidate for the Elite line of HP products, their highest-level consumer line of products.

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Fujitsu shows off interesting Lifebook TH40/D slider

Fujitsu shows off interesting Lifebook TH40/D slider

There are many popular tablets and slates on the market today and some consumers have to really think hard to decide if a tablet or if a netbook is the best thing for them when shopping. Fujitsu has a new computer model called the Lifebook TH40/D that has just debuted that blurs the line between a tablet, a slate, and a netbook a bit more than some of the other offerings that are on the market today. The machine has an interesting form factor that looks more like a smartphone design than a tablet or netbook.

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Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 tablet lands for pre-order

Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 tablet lands for pre-order

When we think about tablets or slate computers generally, the iPad and Android offerings come to mind. There are a number of other slates out there though that looks sort of like the tablets we are all familiar with but pack in hardware that is more like a netbook. The Fujitsu Q550 is one of the slates that is sort of like a tablet, but has more in common with a netbook than the iPad. The Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 slate is now up for pre-order.

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Motorola XOOM Review

Motorola XOOM Review

Motorola's big launch of CES 2011 and the first Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet on the market, the Motorola XOOM has a lot to live up to. In its haste to reach Verizon shelves, the XOOM could seem a little half-baked; it doesn't get Flash Player support for another few weeks, and won't have 4G until an update sometime in Q2. Still, as the iPad has shown, there are undoubtedly benefits to being first out of the gate, and there's undoubtedly plenty on offer. Can the XOOM bypass pricing skepticism? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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KDDI Powered Slate Delivered in Japan by Onkyo

KDDI Powered Slate Delivered in Japan by Onkyo

Onkyo blasts out its latest Windows 7 Tablet, the TW317A7, powered by an ATOM CPU. This model is actually a TW317A5 loaded with KDDI 3G module letting you access the internet wherever you may roam, and includes a 11.6" screen with 1366×768 resolution, Atom N450, 32GB of SSD, and 1GB of RAM. It also has a magically tiny 0.3 megapixel web camera. Fun!

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