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Well I finished up the install of Windows 8 dev on My HP Slate 500 and I will say that The feel is much better than having windows 7 on the tablet. It is almost as if this was suppose to be on there and not windows 7.
Scrolling is smooth and precise along with the metro. (which i was not a fan of on my lenovo thinkpad) The way the touch and metro merry is almost like a new beginning for the slate for me.
I tested the speed and it is a give and take on the slate, some things are faster and some things are meh.
After testing and configuring the device I decided i wanted to try window Bluestack App Loader and use the cloud connect from my hp touchpad. All apps dont sync but hey thats alright, as i am not worried about that at this point as bluestack is in alpha stage.

But, in all, i really am loving the slate now that 8 is on here and i dont care who knows it, 8 was built for tablets from what i can tell and only tablets as far as im concerned.

If you guys have questions for me or suggestion for me to try out let me know, as of now im just testing and very happy.
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I've looked at the dev and seen as well how it works much better with a tablet. 8 is just meant for tablets.

I'm interested however to see how 8 will be with laptops when it finally comes out.

Or maybe Windows is leading the push away from keyboards and mice, towards that futuristic computer. But what about us programmers, video editors, and such that need keyboards...

Oh well, we'll see.


Thanks for testing it out and writing up about it!!
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wow and you managed to not take any picsrolleyes.gif

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wow and you managed to not take any pics:rolleyes:

i have not gotten fraps installed yet but i will this weekend. let me know what you want screen shots of and i will get them for you.
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