HP Windows 7 Slate: iPad Flash Sneak Attack Video

By Peter Chubb - Mar 9, 2010

Apple had hoped to get some attention with its iPad during the Oscars, it worked but was short lived – it seems that HP have plans of their own. As we know Hewlett Packard have teamed up with Microsoft to give us the Windows 7 slate, but have decided to attack the iPad in the process.

As you can see from the two videos below the new HP tablet device will run on Windows 7 and support Flash – something that is not seen on the iPad. We know that Steve Jobs hates Flash and wants to promote HTML 5 instead. The iPad will suffer for a while – that is until more websites begin to support HTML 5 as YouTube does.

Wired explains that unlike the Apple iPad the HP tablet will give you a full web browser experience – no sacrifices are made – so could be the ideal tablet. We know that the iPad will be released on April 3 and we also know pricing details. HP is yet to unveil pricing or release date – although it should be later this year.

Will you purchase the Apple iPad in April or wait for the HP Windows tablet?

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus.

Also See: iPad Pro 10.5 deals with $75 off at Best Buy