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CES 2011: All-Star Tablet Round-Up

CES 2011: All-Star Tablet Round-Up

Every CES has its unofficial theme - we've seen netbooks and ereaders flood the booths in previous years - and 2011 was the turn of tablets. As predicted before the show, the rise of the iPad, the imminent release of Android 3.0 Honeycomb and the promise of a new, lucrative segment has worked like catnip to manufacturers large and small. Check out the SlashGear CES 2011 tablet roundup after the cut.

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Cyber1 MasterPad Hands On

Cyber1 MasterPad Hands On

Tablets are a mainstay at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, so it's no doubt that they are popping up everywhere, and from several different companies. For example, Cyber1 has a tablet that they believe, wholeheartedly, that they can officially replace a laptop.

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Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series is Not A Tablet, Not Quite A PC

Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series is Not A Tablet, Not Quite A PC

Continuing with their show floor routine at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Samsung provided some hands-on time with their new Samsung 7 Series device. The company has already officially announced the device, and considering its unique sliding form-factor, and the tablet-like appearance, we wanted to make sure to get our hands on it.

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OCOSMOS OSC9 Tablet PC hands-on

OCOSMOS OSC9 Tablet PC hands-on

OCOSMOS' second Windows 7 tablet is another interesting one; bigger than the OSC1 with a 9-inch 1024 x 768 screen, and coming with a folio case that hides space for a spare battery and a wireless remote control pad. Check out our hands-on feedback after the cut.

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Kinect PC support in near future tips Ballmer

Kinect PC support in near future tips Ballmer

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reiterated the company's plans to add Kinect support to Windows, suggesting that the motion controller will gain some degree of integration with the PC platform "in a formal way in the right time." The news follows Bill Gates' comments last year, when he confirmed that both the Xbox and Windows teams had "latched onto" the motion-tracking camera system.

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Speakal BTS8 puts Windows 7 in a desk phone

Speakal BTS8 puts Windows 7 in a desk phone

We can't say we've ever looked at our desk phone and thought "this would be so much better with Windows 7 installed" but perhaps that's why we hardly use a landline any more. Speakal reckon there's still life in the desk phone yet, and its BTS8 "phone/personal computer hybrid" packs a 5-inch LCD display, Windows 7, a Skype-capable webcam and more.

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Viliv X7 and X10 Android tablets, X70 Win7 tablet, get official

Viliv X7 and X10 Android tablets, X70 Win7 tablet, get official

Viliv has outed its range of three new tablets at CES 2011 this week, as promised, the Viliv X7 Android Tablet, Viliv X10 Android Tablet, and the Viliv X70 Windows 7 Slate. Each Android tablet is powered by a 1GHz Samsung Cortex-A8 processor with Power VR SGX 540 GPU and 512MB of memory, the X7 having a 7-inch, 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen while the X10 has a 10.2-inch 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen. Meanwhile, the X70 Windows 7 slate runs an unspecified "next-gen" Intel CPU with a 7-inch 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen.

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ASUS Unveils The Eee Slate EP121, The World’s Most Powerful Tablet

ASUS Unveils The Eee Slate EP121, The World’s Most Powerful Tablet

Today at its press conference in Las Vegas, ASUS has introduced a full windows tablet boasting a "No Compromise" solution for business users. The Eee Slate EP121 features an impressive 12-inch (1280x800) multi-touch display and will run full Windows 7 Home Premium.

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Lenovo Unveils Versatile Docking Android LePad Slate

Lenovo Unveils Versatile Docking Android LePad Slate

Lenovo has just unveiled it's new Android 2.2-based slate. Sporting a 10.1-inch display and weighing just under two pounds the device will ship in a variety of color options and will have the option to dock to make it more of a notebook with added power as it docks.

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CES 2011: The Tablet Reboot

CES 2011: The Tablet Reboot

We're having a do-over. 2010 was meant to be the year of the tablet, but it turned out to be something of a flop unless you love iOS. Predictions that we'd see dozens of Android slates turned out to be only partially true: yes, there were tablets a-plenty, but recognizable brand names were generally absent and the flush of OEM models seldom made it onto store shelves. Samsung pushed ahead with the Galaxy Tab, and succeeded in showing us that, while there's room for more than just the iPad on the market, you really need to have a team of software engineers on hand to fettle Android in order to claim your place.

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OCOSMOS OSC1 Win7 Oak Trail MID coming to CES 2011

OCOSMOS OSC1 Win7 Oak Trail MID coming to CES 2011

It's been a while since we've heard from OCOSMOS, after the company's compact MID was briefly flashed at IDF 2010, but it seems the OSC1 will be representing Windows 7 at CES 2011 later this week. Based on Intel's 1.5GHz or 1.9GHz Oak Trail processors, the OSC1 has a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen running at 1024 x 768 and promises not only web browsing and messaging but Office and even gaming.

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Dell Windows 7 tablet rumors reignite amid enterprise push

Dell Windows 7 tablet rumors reignite amid enterprise push

All eyes may be on Dell's Streak 7 (aka M02M "Looking Glass") Android tablet, but the company isn't ignoring its enterprise customers either. More Dell Windows tablet rumors have emerged, this time with DigiTimes describing the company as - along with RIM and the PlayBook - "the most active brand" in the segment. Last we heard, Dell were tipped to be providing tablet hardware for Steve Ballmer to demonstrate during the Microsoft CES 2011 keynote.

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