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Originally posted by ArMaP
reply to post by HunkaHunka
As a programmer for the last 18 years (professionally), I think it's always a good idea to know what the computer industry can offer, so I find it strange that you think this is something new.
If you look here you can see the point of view of one computer maker, and you can see that wireless networking on a pen-driven device is something from the XXth century.
[edit on 23/4/2010 by ArMaP]
Perhaps, though, that is ultimately why HP has terminated the Slate. Maybe HP realized what the HP-faithful and Windows loyalists still deny--the iPad represents a fundamental shift in mobile computing that defies direct comparison with PC's or virtually any other platform for that matter.