Lenovo Unveils LePad Android Slate and U1 Windows 7 Hybrid

Lepad_Hero_07

At the Consumer Electronics Show, Lenovo has taken the wraps off the LePad tablet, an Android 2.2-based slate with a 10.1-inch display and weighing in at less than two pounds. The half-inch thick tablet will be available in a variety of different colors: scarlet, white, and brown and black textured leather. In Android mode, the […]

itablet Windows 7 Tablet Announced at CES

itablet w101 240dpi 2

AHX Global and X2 Computing have unveiled their Windows 7 Home Premium itablet slate with a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen. Makers of the itablet are still looking to establish retail partnerships to deliver itablet to the North and South American markets. itablet utilizes a 10.1-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 1024 X 600 pixels. The device […]

Viliv to Debut 2 Android, 1 Windows Tablets at CES

VilivCES 2011-2

Viliv will announce several new tablets at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January, The company is ready to announce two Android tablets–the X7 and X10–and a Windows 7 slate–the X70. According to the company, its Viliv X70 Windows 7 tablet will be the lightest Windows slate in the world. “Most slim and light Windows […]

Onkyo Windows 7 Tablet Gets Unboxed

IMG_3706

UMPC Portal had just gotten a unit of the Onkyo Windows 7 slate, which runs the Microsoft’s Windows 7 Home Premium desktop operating on an Intel Atom N450 CPU clocked at 1.66 GHz. The device comes with a 10.1-inch cpacitive touchscreen, 1 GB RAM, and a 32 GB SSD drive along with a 1.3-megapixel web […]

MSI 10-Inch Windows Tablet Coming January or February

msi-wind-pad-100

According to a DigiTimes report, MSI may be launching its Windows-based WindPad tablet in January or February, ahead of plans for the company’s Android-based tablets that are slated for an April or May launch. Unlike the Android tablet models, the Windows WindPad from MSI will favor Intel’s Atom-based Oak Trail processor over an ARM-based CPU. […]

Revised Windows 7 Tablet Interface Rumored

Windows_XP_Tablet_PC_Edition_Logo

Analysts are now predicting that Microsoft will be using its experience with Windows Media Center and Windows Phone 7 with the Metro user interface to design a Windows-based tablet. The analysts are saying that the tablet will have a more friendly user experience running on top of Windows 7. Given the mention of the Metro […]

HTC Playing the Wait and See Game with Tablet Endeavors

htc_logo_400

HTC is still waiting to see how the tablet market performs before deciding to launch its own tablet product. The Android and Windows Phone 7 maker infers that tablet products may not be a threat to its core business and so it may not be pressed to enter the competitive and emerging space that’s now […]

OCOSMOS to Resurrect UMPC Category on AT&T with OCS1

ocs1_thumb

The OCOSMOS OCS1 is a UMPC, otherwise known as an ultra-mobile PC, which was a category of mobile computing devices that Microsoft had hoped would gain traction before the iPad consumer tablet craze. The OCS1 has a 5-inch touchscreen and a small form factor that runs the full version of Windows 7, making it a […]

This ‘iPad’ Runs Windows 7

ipad8-550x308

Technically, it’s not an iPad, but it does run the full version of Windows 7, Microsoft’s desktop-centric OS, and the OS runs natively rather than through some remote desktop software, like LogMeIn Ignition. The Chinese iPad clone is the best Apple knock-off that we’ve seen, and it has all the ports, styling, and design inspirations […]

Dell Inspiron Duo Shipping December 15th

Dell has released more information about its netvertible, a netbook that can convert to a tablet, by name of the Inspiron Duo. The convertible netbook is now available for order through Dell’s U.S. website right now and will ship on December 15th; UK customers can start ordering on December 2nd. According to Dell, through the […]

Acer Announces AMD-Powered Windows 7 Tablet

acer-10-inch-tablet

Following LG’s sales of the E-Note, Acer has gone ahead to announce its own 10.1-inch Windows 7 tablet that will be powered by AMD and will be shipping in February complete with WiFi and 3G for ubiquitous connectivity. The Windows 7 tablet from Acer will be shipping in February for an undisclosed price at this […]

LG E-Note H1000B Tablet Gives Koreans Alternative to HP Slate 500

lg-electronics-e-note-h1000b-1

LG’s release of the E-Note H1000B Windows 7 tablet may be a little belated, but the timing of the 10.1-inch slate’s launch comes at a time when there is renewed interest in Windows tablets. While the success of previous generation Windows tablets relied heavily on the convertible form factor–offering an easy way to convert between […]

HP Slate 500 is Delayed, Cause Unknown

hp-slate-500-tablet-pc

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 […]

Dell Aims to Tap Tablet and Netbook Market with Inspiron Duo

dell-inpsiron-duo-rm-eng

If you were concerned about Warner’s split personality with his ‘Should I get a tablet or not‘ post this morning, Dell really feels your pain. The device, which was shown off earlier at IDF this year, has now gotten its own teaser video courtesy of Dell, which shows the duo-personality netbook/tablet hybrid. With ChangeWave’s recently […]

Microsoft’s Canesta Acquisition Gives Hope for a Proper Windows Tablet

MICROSOFT-SURfaceComputer01

Microsoft had recently announced that the company had acquired 3D chipmaker Canesta, which would give the Redmond, Washington software company a portfolio of valuable patents that may drive the company’s natural user interface initiative. According to Jim Spare, the president and CEO of Canesta, “With Microsoft’s breadth of scope from enterprise to consumer products, market […]