HP Slate 21 Pro All-In-One Is Android for Businesses


Android-powered desktop computers are quite popular this week at CES in Las Vegas, and today HP just took the covers off of its latest commercial grade all-in-one desktop PC running Google’s Android OS. HP announced all types of new devices during this years CES, including one full-size Android-powered desktop called the HP Slate 21 Pro. […]

HP Announces New Android, Windows Tablets for the Holidays


Hewlett Packard had announced five new consumer tablets for the holiday shopping season that comes in a variety of screen sizes, mobile operating systems, and application processors.¬†GottaBeMobile¬†was able to preview the tablets at an event in San Francisco, California though HP had said that the tablets won’t become available until November and pricing information is […]

HP pimps their ride with a Slate

West Coast Customs HP Denali

While some of you were (and perhaps still are) waiting for your HP Slate 500 to arrive, one made an appearance in a custom GMC Yukon Denali by West Coast Customs at the opening of the HP Store in Vancouver, Canada on December 3rd 2010.

Updated Information for HP Slate 500 Order Delay


It looks like quite a few GottaBeMobile readers had ordered the HP Slate 500 and had offered comments on the delay of the device’s shipment in our blog post yesterday. The good news is that my friend from the Genghis Khent blog had pinged me to give me some updates to the situation–you can also […]

HP Slate 500 is Delayed, Cause Unknown


My friend over at the Genghis Kent blog has informed me that he had ordered the HP Slate 500, a full Windows 7 tablet with an 8.9-inch display and an active digitizer pen. The blog notes that despite the order being placed on the first day that the Slate has been available for sale, HP […]

Reflecting on the HP Slate not being dead


Oh, HP Slate or, as you’re properly called, HP Slate 500 Tablet PC. Been a long road, more than ten months since you graced the stage at CES2010. In that time, you’ve died and come back more times than Michael Myers, providing me with quality distractions along the way. Here, I present the last of […]

HP Slate 500 Video Camera Demo

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The HP Slate 500 can be used to grab quick video clips or in conjunction with your favorite video chat service. Here’s a quick demo of the camera and a look at how my hometown of San Francisco looks from up high in a tower. You can read more about my thoughts on the camera […]

GBM InkShow: A Detailed Look at the HP Slate 500


Here it is, the main event: Xavier spends nearly fifteen minutes with the HP Slate 500 Tablet PC in this first-look at the Windows 7 slate. It’s got pen input. It’s got a multi-touch screen. Any question you have is answered in this video. Well, no, not really, but seriously, he covers a lot in […]

GBM Shortcut: A Brief Hands-on with the HP Slate 500


In this first of two videos, Xavier gives us a quick and dirty once-over of the HP Slate 500 Tablet PC. More details to come in a second, longer video, but if you just want the four-minute tour or something to whet your appetite for the main event, check it out:

More shots of the HP Slate 500


Our top dog Xavier was on-hand at HP’s briefing on the HP Slate 500. He managed to snap a few pics and video. Have both a shortcut and InkShow coming at you (basically one short video and one long one). We’ll have that as soon as they’re available. Photo gallery below. Check out our other […]

Mystery HP Slate revealer reveals more


The formerly anonymous leaker of the HP Slate revealed more in a new YouTube video. He showed us the pen, the number of fingers it can recognize, and the webcams, front and back.

Even Ars Technica doesn’t know Windows tablets


I am disappointed with Ars Technica this morning. In fairness, that’s largely because I hold the site in such high regard. As a “long form” blog, they typically deliver information that is well-researched and informed. Their analysis on the HP Slate, however, misses on a few details.

I had no idea the Ctrl-Alt-Del button was so ridiculous


Well, this is interesting. Two days after I praise Hugo Ortega for including a dedicated Ctrl-Alt-Del button on his TEGA V2, a sign of his experience with Tablet PCs and UMPCs, every hater on the Internet is bashing the HP Slate for having a dedicated Ctrl-Alt-Del button.

HP Slate prototype captured on video


Some dude (that’s not a slam; the guy is pretty anonymous) has posted a YouTube video showing a prototype of the mythic HP Slate. He offers a once over of the exterior and a brief look at the basic software.

No New WebOS Products Today, But Many in the Works

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HP introduced some nice new products today, all of which I got to check out in person during a briefing in San Francisco. I got all excited when I saw a couple of Palm reps milling around the briefing suite at the St. Regis in downtown San Francisco, but there were no new WebOS products […]

N-Trig to supply touchscreen for Google Chrome tablet


In news that will surely elicit mixed emotions from our regulars: Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports that N-Trig will be supplying the multi-touch digitizers for Google’s upcoming Chrome tablet, rumored to be arriving on “Black Friday” November 26th. Oh, and also for the HP Slate too.

Rumor: HP WebOS tablet/Hurricane/PalmPad early 2011


They say you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket. Well, according to the latest rumor, HP is taking that idiom and running with it for tablets with rumors of the Windows 7 HP Slate 500 headed to enterprise, the Android-based eStation Zeen for printers, and now the return of the WebOS-based HP Hurricane, […]

Pictures Leak out of a Best Buy Tablet


Yep, you read that headline right. A Best Buy Tablet. According to CrunchGear, Best Buy CTO Robert Stephens tweeted out a couple of pictures of a Tablet that apparently Best Buy will be offering under the Rocketfish label. Rocketfish is the label Best Buy rebrands a number of items with. There’s no word on what […]

HP eStation Zeen: Slate? Android tablet? Or something more?


Finally! Another excuse to post a new “I thought you were dead” graphic for the HP Slate, now suspected of being a new tablet called the eStation Zeen that’s passed FCC certification. Or is the Zeen really a different Android-based tablet for eReading? Or is it something else, something… greater?