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Dell smartphone/tablet roadmaps leak: Android Ice Cream smartphones & Windows 8 slates

Dell smartphone/tablet roadmaps leak: Android Ice Cream smartphones & Windows 8 slates

What appears to be Dell's roadmaps for smartphones and tablets over the next twelve months have leaked, with mention of Windows 8 for tablets and both Android Ice Cream and "next gen" Windows Phone 7 for smartphones. According to AndroidCentral and WPCentral's sources, four new tablets are in the works: the Dell Gallo in April, followed by the Dell Sterling in Q4 2011 and the Dell Opus One and Dell Silver Oak in Q1 2012, all running Android 3.0 Honeycomb.

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Nokia considering Microsoft and MeeGo for future tablets

Nokia considering Microsoft and MeeGo for future tablets

Nokia's tablet strategy may look to Microsoft's platforms and, according to Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, "what they are currently working on", however the company could also use its own platforms, such as MeeGo. Reluctant to comment specifically on the potential for Windows 7, Windows Phone 7 or MeeGo tablet-scale hardware specifically, Elop stressed that Nokia had reserved the right to use something different from Microsoft's range.

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Dell Announces Creation of 10 Inch Android Tablet

Dell Announces Creation of 10 Inch Android Tablet

At the "Dell Means Business" Press Conference, Dell announced the largest consumer product line they have ever launched, with 39 products in the works. The products include include laptops, tablets, desktops, and workstations.  The interesting mention was the 10 inch Android Tablet and maybe a Windows 7 Tablet.

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DreamBook ePad F10: New Intel Windows Tablet

DreamBook ePad F10: New Intel Windows Tablet

There are more and more tablet options on the market these days. Pioneer Computers in Australia is offering up another alternative in its new DreamBook ePad F10. This sleek tablet runs on the Intel Atom processor and is ready for either Microsoft Windows 7 or Android.

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HP TouchSmart 610 and 9300 Elite all-in-ones get deep-tilting desk stand

HP TouchSmart 610 and 9300 Elite all-in-ones get deep-tilting desk stand

HP has outed a pair of new TouchSmart all-in-one PCs, the HP TouchSmart 610 Consumer PC and HP TouchSmart 9300 Elite Business PC, each of which feature a new reclining hinge that allows them to tilt back by up to 60-degrees for easier desktop use. Each new TouchSmart has a 23-inch LED-backlit HD display (the 610 gets Beats audio, too), and HP reckons that, because of the flexible mount, they'll be a hit with families wanting to share multimedia and with businesses wanting to interact with customers on the same display.

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Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 promo: Our Win7 tablet is as obvious as a hammer [Video]

Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 promo: Our Win7 tablet is as obvious as a hammer [Video]

A video demo of Fujitsu's Stylistic Q550 tablet has been released, and the company seems pretty keen to differentiate the slate from other Windows 7 machines. According to director of mobile product Meinolf Althaus, Fujitsu's custom UI attempts to mimic the usability of a hammer: not in that you have to thump it, but in that you automatically recognize how to interact with the tablet, rather than needing to remember what does what.

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Acer Aspire One E100 Education netbook dual-boots Windows & Android

Acer Aspire One E100 Education netbook dual-boots Windows & Android

Acer has unveiled its latest netbook, the Aspire One E100 Education, and as the name suggests it's targeted at classrooms. The 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 ultraportable dual-boots Windows 7 and Android - the latter being positioned as an instant-on option for quick browsing - and can be specified with a rubberized coating for bump protection; there's also a pocket into which a student can slot their name card, so that multiple E100 units don't get confused.

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ASUS Eee Slate EP121 gets official unboxing & walkthrough [Video]

ASUS Eee Slate EP121 gets official unboxing & walkthrough [Video]

ASUS' Eee Slate EP121 is set to ship imminently, but until then we'll have to live vicariously through the company's official unboxing and demos of the 12.1-inch Windows 7 slate. Over the course of two videos, ASUS attempts to show us why we shouldn't discount the PC tablet, and highlights some of the benefits regular Windows has over more mobile platforms like Android or iOS.

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