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HP working on an Android slate too

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Okay, I’ll take the blame for being careless on this, but really, after reading a big rehash about the HP Slate, I don’t feel too bad about missing this one snippet from The New York Times about HP also working on a different Android-based slate.

H.P. is also working on a slate that would run the Android system; this has been nicknamed “the half-pint,” because it measures about six inches diagonally, smaller than the iPad.

So we got the Slate running Windows and the Half-Pint running Android in the works. Great news, but we still need that tablet-optimized Android system to make it worthwhile.

Alleged Apple fanboi, accused Android apologist, and confirmed Microsoft MVP for touch and tablet Mark Sumimoto a.k.a. Sumocat dabbles in all areas of mobile computing with a focus on Windows-based Tablet PCs and pen input. A mobile computing enthusiast since 2004, he pioneered the field of ink blogging via his personal blog, Sumocat's Scribbles. His current tools include a Fujitsu Lifebook T900, TEGA v2, and iPhone 4. Email: sumocat [at] notebooks.com

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