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Submission + - HP’s Windows 7 Slate Strikes at the iPad (

suraj.sun writes: CNET News:

Just hours after Apple revealed the first iPad commercial, HP has followed with a pair of video demos showing off its own touch-screen tablet, the Slate.

The first video, embedded below, feels remarkably similar to Apple's own ad, just sped up and with backing music that's a little harder-edged than Apple's usual choice of cutesy indie pop. Like the iPad as well as iPhone and iPod Touch ads, the demo features just the screen and a pair of hands swiping and pressing the Slate's screen.


“With this slate product, you’re getting a full web browsing experience in the palm of your hand,” posted Phil McKinney, vice president and chief technology officer for HP’s personal system group on the company’s blog ( ). “No watered-down internet, no sacrifices.”


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HP’s Windows 7 Slate Strikes at the iPad

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The first version always gets thrown away.