What Tablet PC News
This week at What Tablet PC, the big news is the long awaited arrival of the HP Slate tablet PC. It’s a tablet targeted at business users but the obvious comparisons to the iPad were quickly raised. We’ve got a number of articles with hands-on videos and reviews of the HP Slate plus CarryPad gave us some really detailed hands-on activity with the Galaxy Tab.
Other news has the iPad as the best tablet this year (in PC World’s opinion), we have Advent Vega and Tegatech Tega v2 previews and finally a big milestone for the Android Market app store as it hits the 100,000 apps mark.
HP Slate Launch and Reviews
- HP Slate 500 preview. 8.9-inch capacitive touch Slate runs Windows 7 Professional – HP Slate 500 finally (finally!) official, rings up at $799
- Video hands-on review of the HP Slate in action – Video: We Go Hands-On With The HP Slate 500
- TechCrunch hands-on review of HP Slate 500 – Hands-On With The HP Slate 500, A Windows 7 Business Tablet
- Tablets: HP Slate, Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab and Blackberry PlayBook compared – Tablet Battle: HP Slate vs. iPad vs. Galaxy Tab vs. Playbook
iPad vs Galaxy Tab vs PlayBook vs HP Slate
- Review from CarryPad who are the only English speaking website with a Galaxy Tab in their hands: Galaxy Tab detailed hands-on review with videos – Galaxy Tab Carrypad
- US Galaxy Tab pricing to start from $599 with a Verizon contract – Samsung Galaxy Tablet Pricing Revealed
- iPad vs Galaxy Tab costs compared as US data plans are revealed – Galaxy Tab Costs Less than an iPad (With a Sprint Contract)
- Big battery and big storage capacity option coming with the PlayBook – BlackBerry PlayBook 64GB variant confirmed, strapped to a 5,300mAh battery (video)
- Apple say ‘no’ to 7-inch iPad – There Will Never Be a 7-Inch iPad
The iPad – Best Tablet of 2010
- iPad tops best of 2010 tablets, PC and e-readers – Tablets, PCs, and E-Readers: Best of 2010 – PCWorld
Advent Vega & Tegatech Tega Tablet Overviews
- Advent Vega – iPad Alternative With A Low Price Could Blow Away Other Android Tablets – Advent Vega – iPad Alternative With A Low Price Could Blow Away Other Android Tablets
- Update 1st March 2011 – Check out the latest Advent Vega Review.
- Tegatech Tega v2 10.1-inch tablet runs Windows 7 – good attempt but let down by buggy user interface and big price tag – Tegatech Tega v2 review
Android Apps Keep Coming
- Android Market passes a big milestone – Android Market Surpasses 100,000 Apps
That’s it for this week, we have the apps news and more tutorials for the iPad and Android devices coming up tomorrow.