HP Slate sales top out at 9,000 units [iPad Rival]

HP recently claimed that demand for its HP Slate had exceeded expectations, which sounds great, right? Unfortunately for the hardware giant, that isn’t the whole story. When expectations amount to just 5000 units, exceeding it should be all that hard! You read that right folks. According to AppleInsider, HP’s internal projections pointed to an anticipated demand of just 5000 pieces, … Read More

HP Slate: No iPad Killer [Update]

A couple of days ago we posted a piece commenting on the video doing the rounds of a leaked HP Slate prototype. Most tech blogs picked up on the video, and tipb.com was no different. The added bonus here is the post’s author, Chad Garrett also managed to get some hands-on time with the device around 3 months ago! Chad … Read More

HP Slate: No iPad Killer (Video)

Remember the HP slate? That’s the tablet device Steve Ballmer was waving around during his CES keynote this year, and the very same one subsequently canned by the computer hardware manufacturer. Today we’re treated to a full four minutes of demonstration courtesy of YouTube user x313xkillax, showing off boot-time and web browsing. The video starts off well, showing the slate’s … Read More

Apple iPad Competition Starts To Drop Out

The most interesting story this week in tech was one that wasn’t even properly reported. As the Apple iPad gained momentum as the de facto tablet computer, the expected competition started to slowly bow out of the race. Two of the largest technology companies in tech very quietly put their highly touted tablets on the shelf, probably never to return. … Read More

Apple iPad Contenders or Pretenders?

Now that Apple has fully shown its hand and released the iPad to public scrutiny, the litany of contenders and pretenders can begin. The JooJoo was first on the scene, followed by the Enso zenPad. Hot on the heels of the iPad release this weekend, Engadget received a leaked internal HP document showing the details of the forthcoming Slate device; … Read More