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HP Introduces Multitouch Slate Tablet PC and Lightweight Notebook for Business

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HP today announced the HP Slate 2 Tablet PC with expanded touch capabilities, enhanced multitasking performance and embedded security, providing added flexibility to mobile business users. The company also announced a new notebook PC targeting business, education and government customers.

The HP Slate 2 Tablet PC provides instant deployment for business and vertical markets such as education, healthcare, government and retail, where jobs frequently take users away from a traditional desk. With a full-featured Microsoft Windows environment, the 1.5 pound HP Slate 2 Tablet PC provides professionals with the flexibility to create, edit and review content on one highly mobile and lightweight device.

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IMO that pad looks a little chunky.
 
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Well, they didn't can their PC business so I guess that gives them the right to go back to trying again at the tablet market. Atom CPU...ZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Question is what OS will it use. WebOS, Android, Windows?
 
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Question is what OS will it use. WebOS, Android, Windows?
Click on and expand the second pic... Windows 7, but IMO you will see Windows 8 on it.;)
 

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IMO that pad looks a little chunky.
I like the looks of it. I've found that those ultrathin things is too thin for me. I'll take a square box over those thin curved things anyday. :)
 

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how long till Apple makes a copy, only lighter and sues HP for this?
 
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how long till Apple makes a copy, only lighter and sues HP for this?
You mean like the iPad and the Macbook Air... oh wait... that came out before this.
 
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I hope the tablet will use Windows 8, otherwise it will fail like the rest.
I don't know.. I must be one of the few that don't have any problems with win 7 on a tablet.. Just spent some time working with it. Boom, been using it for a year and a half now, and it's my best friend at work.
 

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I don't know.. I must be one of the few that don't have any problems with win 7 on a tablet.. Just spent some time working with it. Boom, been using it for a year and a half now, and it's my best friend at work.
Yeah, I never understood the appeal of those iPadlike tablets. I want a small touchscreen computer (with Windows and its programs), not a big phone! :laugh:
 
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I don't know.. I must be one of the few that don't have any problems with win 7 on a tablet.. Just spent some time working with it. Boom, been using it for a year and a half now, and it's my best friend at work.
I'm sure it's Windows 7 and not Win 7 mobile right? That's the reason. It's sluggish and not built for touchscreen computer/tablet.

I rather do my work on a proper PC/laptop with real keyboard.

Tablet should not try to replace laptop/pc -- a touchscreen will never can imo.
 
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I'm sure it's Windows 7 and not Win 7 mobile right? That's the reason. It's sluggish and not built for touchscreen computer/tablet.

I rather do my work on a proper PC/laptop with real keyboard.

Tablet should not try to replace laptop/pc -- a touchscreen will never can imo.

It has win 7 pro on it. Never used Win 7 Mobile..

I use my tablet more then I use the desktop at work. Since it's not restricted like the desktop.


But, like you... We all have our own opinions.

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It has win 7 pro on it. Never used Win 7 Mobile..

I use my tablet more then I use the desktop at work. Since it's not restricted like the desktop.


But, like you... We all have our own opinions.

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I don't own any of the Windows 7 tablet, but i had a very bad experience at the MS Store... All the tablets that have Windows 7 on it were really slow compared to Android/iPad tablets.

Half of the Windows tablets weren't even working <--- I'm not joking. When I talked to the clerk about it, she had no idea what was wrong and shown me another tablet, but it wasn't working either :laugh:.
 
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I don't own any of the Windows 7 tablet, but i had a very bad experience at the MS Store... All the tablets that have Windows 7 on it were really slow compared to Android/iPad tablets.

Half of the Windows tablets weren't even working <--- I'm not joking. When I talked to the clerk about it, she had no idea what was wrong and shown me another tablet, but it wasn't working either :laugh:.

Lol.. I can see that.. But, when my tablet has a duel core, 8gb of ddr3 1333... It's different then the average one that MS store shows.. lol.. Nah, if you get a Win7 tablet, just install your own win 7, spend 4h working on "handwriting" and your golden.. Also, mine was 1300 HP Touchsmart.. So, that's a big difference.. lol
 
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Lol.. I can see that.. But, when my tablet has a duel core, 8gb of ddr3 1333... It's different then the average one that MS store shows.. lol.. Nah, if you get a Win7 tablet, just install your own win 7, spend 4h working on "handwriting" and your golden.. Also, mine was 1300 HP Touchsmart.. So, that's a big difference.. lol
That is not a tablet! :laugh:

I can't even read my handwriting... i guess i will stick with keys :roll:.
 
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That is not a tablet! :laugh:

I can't even read my handwriting... i guess i will stick with keys :roll:.
They consider it a tablet since it rotates into one.. lol


Well, even if your not into handwriting.. make the keyboard the way you want it. Full screen.. boom, it's like your typing on your cell phone sideways..