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Correlation is not causation: iPad may or may not be killing netbooks

The iPad is selling really, really well right now. And it’s not a complete surprise. It’s one of the cheapest, easiest to use tablet computers ever to hit the market. It won’t be the last, and there’s a chance that by this time next year a dozen Android, WebOS, or Windows 7 tablets could be […]

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Maybe Windows 7 tablets can hold their own agains the iPad after all – Video

I’ve tested a handful of Windows XP and Windows 7 netbooks with touchscreen devices over the past year or two, and generally I’ve been pretty unimpressed. The impression that I get is that Windows simply isn’t designed for touch input the way Apple iOS and Google Android are. Sure, there’s support for some touch navigation […]

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Microsoft invites iPad users to participate in a study

Sure, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer seems pretty confident that we’ll start to see Windows 7 Slates from big name PC makers before the end of the year. But that doesn’t mean Microsoft doesn’t have anything to learn from the Apple iPad. In fact, the company is inviting iPad users to come to Microsoft’s Redmond campus […]

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Hulu Plus: TV shows on your PC, iPad, other devices for $9.99 per month

Hulu has launched a new subscription-based service that offers US residents the ability to watch TV shows on a PC, Mac, some web-connected TVs and Blu-Ray players, and Apple mobile products including the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The company isn’t eliminating its free, ad-supported service. Instead, Hulu Plus comes with the ability to watch […]

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iPad converted into a mini-video arcade cabinet

What’s the first thing you do when you get a $500 state of the art Apple iPad? You try to figure out if you can run 20-year-old classic video games of course. Or at least, that’s what some folks do… and at least one decided to go all out and create a docking station for […]