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Microsoft ad slates iPad mini, reviews say otherwise

Microsoft's new ad for the first small Windows 8 tablet comes up short in a few different areas.

By Aug. 11, 2013


EE slates Vodafone's 4G branding at British Grand Prix

EE has asked why Vodafone is advertising its 4G service when it hasn't launched yet, and has reportedly demanded the ads be pulled.

By Jun. 30, 2013


Honda slates compact SUV for 2014 production (pictures)

At the 2013 Detroit auto show, Honda debuted its Urban SUV concept, a precursor to a new model that comes in below the CR-V, and is expected to go into production in 2014.

5 Images By Jan. 15, 2013


iPad mini and iPad 4 sell like hot slates, Apple boasts

Apple flogged 3 million of its newest iPads last weekend, a record for the Californian company.

By Nov. 6, 2012


Super slates: Tablets with a little something extra

What does it take to compete against the Apple iPad? We've rounded up our favorite tablets with unique features that set them apart from the iPad and each other.

By Feb. 3, 2012


Hewlett-Packard runs out of Slates

HP's new Slate 500 is now back-ordered, which the company attributes to "extraordinary demand." One report says it planned only 5,000 units but got orders for 9,000.

By Nov. 15, 2010


CNET Showcase Live: Slates and Netbooks

Can the iPad be stopped? Rafe talks with CNET experts Dan Ackerman and Donald Bell about the market for ultraportable computers, and what the iPad has that Netbooks never did.

By Jun. 25, 2010


Harry McCracken talks tablets, slates

Tech journalist and blogger Harry McCracken thinks that devices that "are not traditional PCs" were a big deal at CES.

By Jan. 10, 2010


Windows slates should come with Zune software

Shipping the Zune client preinstalled on slate PCs would be a great argument for using Windows instead of a mobile operating system, like Apple is doing.

By Jul. 12, 2010


Ballmer talks up Windows 7 slates, phones

Speaking at a partner conference, Microsoft's CEO reiterates that there will be thin tablets with Windows 7 this year. However, just having slates doesn't mean the company has an answer for the iPad.

By Jul. 12, 2010