Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Sep 2010 20:06 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless So, we have the iPad out and about for a while now, doing its thing, most likely selling well. Of course, others want a piece of that pie as well, so we see tablets pop up all over the place, most of which are either ultra-low budget junk or vapourware (how that's Adam coming along, Notion Ink?). Earlier this year, Steve Ballmer proudly held up HP's Windows 7-powered Slate - but then, HP bought Palm, canned the Slate, promised a webOS tablet, and then resurrected the Slate as an enterprise product. Now we have a video of the Windows 7-powered Slate. Let's compare it to Samsung's detailed overview of its Galaxy Tab, and see ever so clearly why HP canned the darn thing in the first place.
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RE[2]: Wow!
by StephenBeDoper on Thu 23rd Sep 2010 23:33 UTC in reply to "RE: Wow!"
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"page turning

Uhm, dude. Page turning wasn't invented by Apple. It was invented about 2000 years ago when the first codex as invented.

Even the computer-based page flip animation isn't *that* new:
(it's around the 1:50 mark)

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