ExoPC Cranks Up the Buzz Machine for Its 11.6-inch Windows 7 Tablet

It appears that the ExoPC team has been hard at work not only prepping their ExoPC Slate device for launch in the next month or two, but they've been creating demo videos for potential buyers and the media. The videos showcase ExoPC's innovative custom tablet UI, media functionality, and the hardware itself, which looks impressive — [...]

Tablet Makers ‘Unenthusiastic’ by Intel Atom + Windows 7 Combo

Digitimes is reporting that PC makers are shifting away from Intel Atom and Windows 7 for future tablet devices. (I guess they read the memo.) And that their priority now is to create ARM-based tablets running Android with processors from Freescale, NVIDIA, and Qualcomm. Obviously, not good news for Intel (or Microsoft) who hopes manufactures [...]

Meteor for Windows Phone 7 Brings Visual Media Control to Windows 7 Media Center

Looks like Windows fans have another reason to look forward to the upcoming release of Windows Phone 7. A new mobile app called, Meteor, is presently in development and allows Windows Phone 7 users to visually control Windows Media Center on their PC using WP7's familiar Now Playing, Recent, Library UI. Meteor provides access to [...]

Dell 14R Dual-Boot Ubuntu Light/Windows 7 Laptop Demo

Many in the Ubuntu community are looking forward to the release of Ubuntu 10.10 this October. One reason, as you'll see here on a new Dell 14R, is the introduction of Ubuntu Light, which Canonical is working with OEMs to get pre-installed as a dual-boot option on Windows laptops — with the benefit being they [...]

JooJoo Reloaded – Now Running Windows 7, Mac OS X, Android, Jolicloud, and Other OSes

We knew it was going to happen. People have started leveraging JooJoo's recent USB update to install third-party OSes of their choosing on the $499, 12-inch tablet (specs). If you're interested in following along, The JooJoo Forum has a section dedicated to Custom Operating Systems. Members have already started documenting their success installing Windows 7 Embedded, Mac [...]

It’s Time for Microsoft to Create Windows Tablet Edition

Quick Thought: I'm looking at the current crop of Windows powered tablets showcased at Computex (above is the MSI WindPad 100 featuring the WindTouch UI layer), as well as thinking about HP's previous Slate efforts, and one glaring piece of the puzzle is missing: a consistent tablet UI layer for Windows 7 and/or Windows Embedded [...]

ASUS Reveals Its One-Two Windows 7 Tablet Punch at Computex 2010

ASUS at Computex in Taipei has unveiled two new tablets that may get Windows 7 tablet naysers an opportunity to reconsider. The 12-inch Eee Pad (EP121) is a tablet / netbook via a foldable keyboard dock. It runs Windows 7 Home Premium and leverages Intel's CULV Core 2 Duo processor. Personally, this form factor appeals [...]

N-trig Improves Windows 7 Multi-touch Capabilities for Tablets and PCs

Here's a sneak peek into what your future Windows 7-powered tablet or touch-enabled PC may function like. According to Laptopmag.com, N-trig has partnered with PC OEMs (names undisclosed) to ship tablets and laptops later this year that will run N-trig's custom multi-touch software. Product highlights: 2/3/4-finger support, two-hand support (see: pop-over menus), pen input support. [...]