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HP Slate Slated

HP's Windows 7 slate is finally out. Originally aimed at a broad market, the $800 slate is now designed for verticals such as health care. This is similar to how mini-notebooks, predecessors to today's netbooks, were sold. The pound-and-a-half device can take input by pen or through gestures.

This could actually be a pretty cool VAR play, as resellers could build custom apps using common Redmond developer tools such as Visual Studio.

Is there a tablet in your future? Send your whys and why nots to [email protected]

Posted by Doug Barney on 10/27/2010 at 1:18 PM


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