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HP Considering Licensing Its webOS

Computer manufacturer Hewlett-Packard is currently speaking with various companies over its webOS mobile operating system. Sources claim that future Samsung tablets may sport the HP mobile OS. The move would give manufacturers such as Samsung a choice other than Windows or Android, giving consumers more options when purchasing a tablet.

It would be a win/win situation, in fact, if the deal went through. HP would be able to reach a larger user base through its webOS and tablet PC makers would be able to grab a larger portion of the market.

Vizio Unleashes Vtab1008 Tablet- $349

Vizio has recently put out a new tablet with its VIA (Vizio Internet Apps) Plus ecosystem. Vizio is taking its television screen making prowess and bringing it to tablets near you. The new Vizio Vtab1008 is a Wi-Fi only, 8″ tablet with a 1024 x 768 pixel resolution.

We’re expecting an Android 3.0 Honeycomb release, although the specific version of Android was not listed. The tablet costs $350 and packs a 1GHz processor with a built-in GPS, adding extra value to your new tablet purchase.

Meet The ‘Impression 10’ Tablet

I am pleased to say that there is yet another tablet on the market, called the Impression 10. Interestingly enough, the Impression 10 is actually a 9.7″ tablet that runs an older 1GHz Samsung processor and Android 2.2 Froyo with a capacitive IPS touch screen.

Although the hardware and software isn’t the latest and greatest, the image quality and touch responsiveness is supposed to be up to par, and with a 1024 x 728 pixel resolution, who’s complaining?

New Toshiba Thrive With Android 3.0

It looks like Toshiba just hopped on the Android tablet bandwagon with its new Toshiba Thrive. The Thrive is a 10.1″ tablet from Toshiba that was shown at CES 2011 and features an Nvidia Tegra 2 dual core processor and will carry 1GB of memory for true computing.

The Toshiba Thrive uses Adaptive Display Technology to automatically adjust the screen’s brightness based on how much light is present in the real-world, and whether it is day or night. With 1080p video decoding and built-in GPS, you can be certain that this will be a purchase well spent.

Ricoh Introduces Company-Focused Tablet: eQuill

Ricoh announced yesterday a new tablet that can serve as an eReader, and/or a digital clipboard for enterprises to electronically, write, capture, and record documents. The eQuill ships with a 9.7″ grayscale e-paper display and weighs just over a pound. Ricoh sought to cut enterprise costs related to copying and scanning, when designing this device.

Companies looking to lower their carbon footprint, will find this device useful in helping the “green effort.” The device features a camera, voice recorder, and can receive input through a stylus or soft keyboard.

SanDisk Spills The Beans On HP TouchPad

It seems like SanDisk may have stepped on HP’s toes just a bit at the ongoing Computex 2011 show. Thanks to SanDisk we are able to blog about the upcoming HP TouchPad. How does this differ from the previous TouchPad? This one has a zipper operating system, using WebOS. Consumers can expect to find this device at Walmart in June and OfficeMax in July.

The 16GB version of the tablet will start at $499 with the 32GB at $599 and the 64GB at $699. As shown in the video, the tablet is great at multi-tasking, allowing users to have a multitude of applications open, simultaneously, with the ability to seamlessly swipe to your desired app.

Leak: MSI WindPad 7, ARMed With 1.2GHz Of Power

It looks like MSI is not focusing solely on ten-inch tablets this year, as the company will be introducing a new seven inch Android tablet called the WindPad 7. To me, “Windpad” sounds like a Windows tablet, but hey, whatever makes them happy! The seven inch model features a zippy 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor which will give your table the boost it needs in life.

Users will be able to enjoy Android Gingerbread on the 800 x 480 pixel capacitive multitouch display and will get 512MB of RAM to play with.

AnyDATA’s Mass Marketed Tablets Are Coming Soon

AnyDATA is coming out with some gorgeous tablet PCs aimed at the consumer market. The two 7-inch tablets look similar to the Galaxy Tab, will both be equipped with WiFi and sport 1024 x 600 resolution displays. Now how do these two tablets differ? Well, the AMD120 will be a 4G tablet while the AMD810 will work on the 3G network.

The AMD120 will ship with the Android Gingerbread OS but have the Honeycomb OS as an option. The AMD810 will only be available…