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Slate 2 resurrects HP’s tablet dreams with Windows 7, on sale this month

Slate 2 resurrects HP’s tablet dreams with Windows 7, on sale this month

HP's original Slate 500 was a highly anticipated tablet that failed to make a splash, but found itself a loyal group of followers. Now months after the TouchPad's sadly curtailed run, HP is returning to its Windows stomping grounds with the Slate 2, a refreshed model with some tweaks more appropriate for touch and pen-based input. The new Slate will improve on the first with six hours of quoted battery life - a 300% increase.

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Dell Latitude ST official: 10 inches of Atom-powered Windows 7

Dell Latitude ST official: 10 inches of Atom-powered Windows 7

We got a glimpse at the upcoming Dell Latitude ST earlier this week, and now the company has outed the juicy hardware details for all. Like the rest of the Latitude line, the ST tablet is aimed at business users, even if a 10.1-inch tablet is something we're not entirely used to in that space. The slate runs a full version of Windows 7 with enterprise-class customizations and some targeted accessories, detailed in the official pics below.

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Dell video outs Latitude ST Windows 7 tablet early

Dell video outs Latitude ST Windows 7 tablet early

Dell has been working to get into the tablet market for a long time, as have several other firms. A new video was apparently posted early to the web by Dell that shows off the firms Latitude ST tablet that is running Windows 7 and aimed at the business, medical, and education markets. The video shows the tablet in the business realm allowing the user to wander around the office collaborating and working on things and then marching back to the cubicle and docking the tablet on a docking station.

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AMD invests in BlueStacks for Android apps on Fusion slates

AMD invests in BlueStacks for Android apps on Fusion slates

AMD has joined a $5.6m investment round in BlueStacks, the software specialist that enables Android apps to run on x86-based Windows computers. The investment, made with Citrix, will see AMD leverage BlueStacks virtualization with its tablet and notebook/netbook processors; BlueStacks intends to use the extra cash to accelerate development, with a beta and Pro version - capable of running paid Android apps - both expected by the end of 2011.

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OCOSMOS OSC9 tablet hits US by Dec with Smart remote

OCOSMOS OSC9 tablet hits US by Dec with Smart remote

OCOSMOS' OSC9 tablet PC has gone up for pre-order in the US, with the 10.1-inch slate - billed as being the thinnest Windows 7 tablet around - expected to begin shipping at the end of November. Priced at $649 from Dynamism, the OSC9 runs a 1.5GHz Oak Trail Atom Z670 processor, 2GB of RAM and offers a choice of 16GB or 32GB of flash storage, all fronted by a 1280 x 800 10.1-inch display. It also supports an optional "Smart O-Bar" screen-toting remote.

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HP Making of Elite Tour 2011 Roundup

HP Making of Elite Tour 2011 Roundup

Recently HP invited SlashGear and a handful of other USA-based publications as well as a few arms full of international publications to take a tour of their HP Elite PC testing facilities. What we got to see was no less than the harshest of tests on notebooks and desktop computers from their Elite line of computers, all of it in agonizingly complete detail. What we've got for you here, just incase you've missed anything, is a complete round-up of our tour. There's also a couple of b-roll videos, one of them explaining some imploded buildings on campus, just for the fun of it.

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BlueStacks App Player released: Run Android apps on Windows

BlueStacks App Player released: Run Android apps on Windows

BlueStacks has released its App Player alpha for Windows, allowing PCs and Windows-based tablets to not only run Android apps but, thanks to Cloud Connect, share software between the platforms. A free download, BlueStacks allows software coded for Android phones and tablets to run - either windowed or in full-screen - on Windows computers, with no modification to the original software.

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Samsung Series 7 all-in-one PC revealed

Samsung Series 7 all-in-one PC revealed

Today it's been announced by Samsung Electronics America that the Samsung Series 7 All-In-One PC does exist and will be coming out to the consumer market soon. This desktop computer will combine a minimalistic design profile at 16mm thin on a 23-inch display with advanced technology for work and play. You'll find an Intel Core i3 or Intel Core i5 processor inside with Windows 7 Home Premium backing you up until you get a taste of Windows 8 in the very near future - working great with this full-touch display. Last time we spoke of Series 7, it was the Central Station and the slate as well as the Chronos notebooks and their lovely displays, now we get to see all those magical components re-arranged into a cool all-in-one today!

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Samsung Series 7 CHRONOS notebook PC Hands-on [Video]

Samsung Series 7 CHRONOS notebook PC Hands-on [Video]

A lovely set of laptops is what Samsung is presenting next here at this year's Pepcom Holiday Spectacular 2011, the Samsung Notebook Series 7 CHRONOS. This laptop comes in two sizes, one of them a 14-inch profile, the other a 15-inch profile, both of them with bigger displays than you've ever seen before in such a small set of chassis. What we get to see here isn't so much about the insides - things like the Battery Life Plus tech which keeps 80% of the cell's original capacity in a normal life cycle (this providing up to 15,000 charging cycles), instead our presenter from Samsung shows off the uniqueness in the display technology and the coolness of the chassis - well done since we've already also got an IFA 2011 look of one of the two of these notebooks in some nice photo detail as well.

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