Just a Touch

The world is going crazy for tablets, and it’s no wonder. Not only are they a busy person’s best friend, but a lazy person’s best friend at the same time. It’s amazing how far your desk feels from your couch when you don’t actually have to get up anymore. Casual browsing, tweeting, or watching videos, my tablet has replaced most tasks I normally would do on my laptop. Over the last three weeks, I have been playing with HP’s tablet, the TouchPad. Equipped with webOS, I have been trying all sorts of things with this bad boy and this is what I found:

  • Facebook App!!! The iPad app is long overdue. HP worked with Facebook to create an App for webOS. Smart move.
  • It has great search. Not only does it search the contents of your tablet, it searches the internet while it’s at it.
  • It renders flash and HTML5, so when I can’t see it on my iPhone or iPad, I can on the TouchPad. Yes, I’m that lazy on my couch.
  • Numbers on the keyboard. This seems like such a small thing, but with my tricky passwords, I access numbers more often than you would think.
  • It’s extremely shiny, which makes it pretty to look at. Unfortunately, this also makes finger prints extremely visible. Clean often, or it can look sloppy.
  • This is purely aesthetic, but it has a fun liquid animation when you touch it, making it feel like you really are.

You can also see what Russell Brand has to say:

However, you don’t have to take our word for it — see for yourself! To one lucky winner, I am giving away a free HP TouchPad.

Comment below or follow me on twitter and tweet to enter:

“I would love a free @HP #TouchPad from @unbrelievable http://bit.ly/qAkGYB”

Contest closes on Wednesday, August 10th at 5:00PM. Winner will be announced on August 11th.

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  • http://twitter.com/millard Andrew Millard

    pretty please?

  • Paco

    Procuring this device would allow me to move forward (read: give me my first piece of stock) with my life long dream — to open up a thriving , competitively-priced, electronics boutique (read: knock off store in China).

  • http://twitter.com/AlexConde AlexConde

    Pretty sweet contest! Good luck to us all!

  • http://twitter.com/81navy 81navy

    great contest….look forward to winning :)

  • Suezin Da Costa

    i’d love a free anything, especially a touch pad :)

  • Lily W

    I would love a free @HP #TouchPad from @unbrelievable. Merci!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=516194424 Katie Stephan

    Katie likey…
     

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=516194424 Katie Stephan

    Katie likey…
     

  • missa eye :P

    i would take very good care of her, keep her clean and give her a good home! xoxox m

  • Emily Bee

    I’d love to enter and win an HP TouchPad! As a librarian and a graduate student, this would be a vital tool – and maybe I would start giving non-Apple products a second chance! - @emilymelissabee:twitter 

  • http://twitter.com/Gingerheaddad Jim Martin

    I want a tablet for my 6 year old son who is autistic. He has used my touchscreen HP notebook for years. He writes words from film credits, signs and his favourite videos and he would use the tablet for that. But we could also use it for fine motor skills development, turn taking and interactive books, as well as for PECS.

  • http://twitter.com/Securityfiles Rj

    that is so awesome not only will i be able to benifet from this but also my son with autism, i hear they have some great apps.

  • Ttestevenson@hotmail.com

    I missed the cut off boo hoo:(

  • Anonymous

    Was the winner announced???

  • http://www.unbrelievable.com/ Breanna Hughes

    Yes and it’s in the post above

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Shelagh-Broughton/100002750799348 Shelagh Broughton

    where?

  • Anonymous

    I see it. Too bad I didn’t win, oh well.
    Thanks for running the contest :)

  • http://www.unbrelievable.com/ Breanna Hughes

    It’s in this same post, I edited it so people wouldn’t enter again and I also tweeted it 4 times. mwjoffe won.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Shelagh-Broughton/100002750799348 Shelagh Broughton

    thanks, will check, computer was down with networking problems past 3 days and just getting online now so havent been paying attention to twitter, mail, etc…….thanks…..but am sure already i didn’t win unfortunately or i would have heard somehow     LOL

  • http://www.unbrelievable.com/ Breanna Hughes

    No problem. The winner received it in the mail today from HP.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Shelagh-Broughton/100002750799348 Shelagh Broughton

    Then I know I didnt win     LOL…….Thanks   ;-)    I wasn’t checking to see IF someone had won for I knew it was a legitimate contest you were holding.   /sighs, very lucky person…..       ;-)       I cant even win $10 on lottery tickets. Some people just seem to be born with horseshoes for such times    ;-)                       thanks again

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  • Anonymous

    It is a nice review of HP’s tablet. Now a days people are so crazy to buy a Tablet. There are so many advanced and nice features in HP’s tablet. Its also looks awesome.

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