More Slates Than You Can Shake a Stylus At

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Last week, between packing up the HTC Flyer for return and unwrapping a Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 for review, I found myself in tablet heaven with five – FIVE – slates at my fingertips. How could I not share the marvelous sight with you?

Why wait for a Windows 7 slate when you can get one now?

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It’s great that Steve Ballmer is getting people fired up about Windows 7 slates and that Microsoft is promoting the concept at their Worldwide Partner Conference. A lot of people seem very excited at the prospect of a slate running Windows 7. Here’s an idea: if you’re excited about Windows 7 slates, why not buy […]

Electrovaya Scribbler SC4100 with pen & touch spotted

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On the forum, Steve S shares with us word (from digitaldoctors at TabletPCBuzz) that Electrovaya has listed a new Scribbler Tablet PC, the first upgrade in nearly two years. The Electrovaya Scribbler SC4100 sports the same slate form factor as the past couple iterations, but not only updates the processor (Intel Core 2 Duo L7400 […]

I almost have to love the iPad

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Lack of active pen input keeps me from getting too excited about the iPad, but the design has me feeling nostalgic. Roughly 10″ screen, 4:3 aspect ratio, (allegedly) all-day battery life, pure slate. Five years ago, I was lured into tablet computing by a Tablet PC with these very traits.