Visual tour: iPad rivals invade Computex

Most use Google's Android software, but Windows scored some important wins

Eee Pad EP121

The number of tablets at Computex Taipei 2010 pays testimony to the trend Apple set in motion in April. Now that the company has sold 2 million iPads in just under two months, PC vendors globally want a piece of the action. While Google's Android was expected to sweep the show, Microsoft's Windows 7 scored some big wins.

King of netbooks deliver tablets

Asustek Computer on Monday unveiled two Eee Pad tablets running Windows software, one an e-reader. The iPad rival, the Eee Pad EP121, sports a 12-inch touchscreen and has Microsoft's Windows 7 Home Premium operating system and an Intel Core 2 Duo processor inside. The device is meant for Internet access, watching videos and other multimedia uses, computing and as an e-reader, the company said.

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