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[Engadget] HP hedges its bets, unveils a 14-inch laptop running Android

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If you thought this year's Computex show would be dominated entirely by Windows machines, you're in for a little twist. HP has just revealed the SlateBook, that 14-inch Android laptop we saw in a leaked video earlier this year. In addition, HP refreshed its 11-inch Chromebook with a slightly better battery, and dropped the price from $279 to $249.

I've always wanted to be able to run Android on my laptop without the use of BlueStacks.

Check it out:
http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/01/hp-slatebook/
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srsly? this is pretty much useless.

PC OEMs are really desperate...

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I saw this earlier and I really wonder who at HP thought this was a good idea. How many of these do they really expect to sell?
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This could be useful to android developers. Yes/No?
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post #5 of 21

Why would you want to run Android on your laptop? Linux is far better

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Why would you want to run Android on your laptop? Linux is far better

Because the plebians of the world aren't familiar with linux and android is friendly and intuitive?
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Google should just make Chrome OS have the option to access google play and run android apps.
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I don't get it.
 
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Even if there is market or use for it i don't expect any one on OCN to get it or understand and neither do I, i would have made it smaller and more portable.
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Because the plebians of the world aren't familiar with linux and android is friendly and intuitive?

Linux is plenty friendly and intuitive........
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