Slate 7

  • The $169 Android HP Slate 7 Is Just HP’s Latest Beige Box, Only Flat

    The $169 Android HP Slate 7 Is Just HP’s Latest Beige Box, Only Flat

    HP is late to the tablet game, but definitely not out. At $169, the HP Slate 7 is a sure thing. It’s a guaranteed win for HP even if it doesn’t outsell the competition. HP just announced the Slate 7. There is nothing particularly special about it. It costs $169, has a dual-core 1.6GHz SoC, and a 16×9 display with a rather thick plastic bezel. In short, it’s a cheap tablet. Read More

  • HP’s Android-Powered Slate 7 Tablet Is Cheap And It Works, But Is That Really Enough?

    HP’s Android-Powered Slate 7 Tablet Is Cheap And It Works, But Is That Really Enough?

    HP surprised more than a few people earlier tonight when it officially revealed the Slate 7, a $169 Android tablet that’s set to ship in the U.S. for $169 in April. It struck me as a safe move for HP, especially after it whiffed so profoundly with its ill-fated TouchPad. After all, people are buying plenty of Nexus 7s, so clearly there must be a market for a cheap, small tablet. I got… Read More