During Microsoft TechEd 2011 in New Zealand, Microsoft showed off something verrrry interesting: a Quad-Core Windows Slate. Reports are unsure if it runs Windows 7 or Windows 8 but more info is supposed to be revealed soon.
Plastic. Lumpy. Windows. Buttons. More buttons...handles? Yup, this is what tablets looked like before the iPad came out. After the iPad? Well, um, it's been a lot different.