When Only Windows Will Do: 5 Windows Slates You Can Buy Today

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When it comes to tablets, Android and Apple continue to dominate consumers’ attention. But sometimes only Windows will get the job done, especially for businesses. Windows 7 tablets may not have the vast collection of  touch optimized apps, but Windows 7 does deliver a great inking experience and support for many custom and legacy apps […]

A Wonderful Example of Windows 7 Touch Optimization


Windows 7 enthusiast Justin Campana has put together a wonderful custom interface for a fully touch-optimized environment using a combination of ObjectDock, widgets, themes, and the right applications on his ASUS Eee EP121. Beautiful.

ASUS avoids self-sabotage, says there is demand for Windows 7 tablets


In an exclusive interview with ASUS product management specialist Julie Cheng, TechRadar reports that the company is receiving requests for tablets running Windows 7 and plans to continue offering the OS as part of their line of tablets. Oh good, because I thought they might want to flush their deal with Microsoft on the EP121 […]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer price and release in UK, Slate EP121 too


The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer and Slate EP121 just got officially official in the UK. Pre-orders for the April 6 launch of the Transformer start today with prices starting at £379, increasing with keyboard, more storage and/or 3G (available later). The Slate EP121, which is already being advertised here, will launch April 10.

Microsoft finally marketing slates with promo videos for ASUS Eee Slate EP121


A mere 10 years after introducing the Tablet PC (and one month after the iPad outsold it), Microsoft is actively promoting the form factor with a series of web videos featuring the ASUS Eee Slate EP121. The shorts present four usage scenarios intended to appeal to a broad, non-geek audience, but leave out key details […]

Slashgear goes hands-on with the ASUS tablets


Chris Davies of Slashgear was kind enough to pop by and confirm the Bluetooth keyboard shipping with the ASUS Eee Slate EP121 is the Microsoft Mobile 6000. How does he know? He got a look at it, along with the Eee Pad Slider and Transformer.