Prior to Apple revealing their iPad, HP and Microsoft revealed their still unnamed slate device, today HP have revealed that they are currently “readying a Windows 7-powered slate PC”.
HP believe that their slate will offer a full web browsing experience with support for Adobe Flash, they also believe that on the whole their slate will offer a more complete computing experience than the soon to be released Apple iPad.
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HP’s Vice President and Chief Technical Officer for its Personal Systems Group recently blogged “”No watered down Internet, no sacrifices” which is an obvious dig at Apple.
As I have previously stated, competition in the tablet market is always good for end users, I must admit that a tablet which features multi-tasking and Flash support does sound desirable, as long as the interface an build quality is similar to that of the Apple iPad.