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Meet the HP Slate 2 – Win 7 tablet aimed at businesses and professionals
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Meet the HP Slate 2 – Win 7 tablet aimed at businesses and professionals

HP may haved killed off it's WebOS powered tablet offerings but it is going full steam ahead on the Windows tablet front. It's latest offering being the HP Slate 2 the successor to the HP Slate 500. The HP Slate 2 is targeted at the enterprise market where HP hopes businesses and professionals looking to remain in the familiar Windows environment will consider their tablet instead of Apple's iPad or the slew of Android powered tablets which are primarily for the consumer market. The HP Slate 2 is powered by Windows 7 and has a 8.9-inch capacitive multi-touch screen,  1.5 GHz processor, 64gb of memory, SD card slot and up to 6 hours of battery life. The HP Slate 2 will have a starting price of $699 and will be available later this month. More details in the embedded video below. Read ...
Windows 7 trumps Windows XP for Pole Position – Windows 8 Cloudy Future
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Windows 7 trumps Windows XP for Pole Position – Windows 8 Cloudy Future

This just in, my dear readers! Windows 7 is now the No. 1 Operating System for WinTel (Windows and Intel) machines worldwide. This after bearing the dominance of the Windows XP OS, which has held that position for the last ten (10) years, a testament ironically more to the power of software piracy than the quality of the OS! Personally I find this all surprising, as it was only a six (6) months ago that Windows XP was King of the Hill, according to the Statistics of Consumer Report in April 2011AD the US of A. But statistics never lie and analyst and Web Statistician StatCounter handy graphic shows when the break even point occurred between the months of October 2010AD to September 2011AD. For those with a penchant for words, here is the October 2011AD stats rap sheet: Windows 7 ...
HP Slate 500 and Microsoft Windows 7 Experiment – Oh Ye of Little Faith, HP
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HP Slate 500 and Microsoft Windows 7 Experiment – Oh Ye of Little Faith, HP

Thus I work my way around to the much anticipated piece de resistance, that being HP and it ill-advised HP Slate 500, the herald for WebOS. At last, you sigh, reading my article, as HP has been unnervingly quiet since CES (Computer Electronics Show) 2011. Announced and introduced earlier last year in 2010, the Year of the Apple iPad at the CES (Computer Electronics Show) 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada by a rather nervous looking Microsoft COO (Chief Operating Officer) Steve Ballmer on behalf of Hewlett Packard, it made an equally nervous outing for the rest of the year. Microsoft was in trouble, and they knew it, as they were caught flat-footed by the affable and playful Apple iPad, the PlayMate of the Year 2010. Knowing Windows 7 Professional, the Tablet’s OS, CNET Editor, Brook Crothers c...