Cheaper eReader than iPad
HP Slate to be cheaper then the Apple I-Pad
Look out Apple -- here comes the competition. Good E-Reader reports that computer giants like HP, Dell, and Acer have a smart touch-screen tablet in the works. And that's great news for consumers, who will no doubt appreciate some cheaper options.
"If you think that Apple's much-awaited entry into Tablet computing will give it the pleasure of having the market all to itself, you may be moving away from the truth. Microsoft, Dell and Acer seem to be working on overdrive to develop similar products and steal some cheer out of Apple's euphoria. HP is supposed to be thinking in the lines of undercutting iPad's price and the effect sure would be astounding.
Its quite sometime now that we have the tablet PC with us, though it's the new generation of touch screen tablets that is making waves now. In fact, they are up to creating a separate niche for themselves, somewhere between smart phones and notebooks..."