Epson Endeavor S is an 11.6 inch slider-style Windows 8 tablet

Although sales of Windows 8 mobile devices have been less-than-stellar thus far, tablets and ultrabooks running Microsoft's flagship operating system are quickly reaching critical mass, both in North America and Asia. 

Report: Sony prepping Honeycomb clamshell and Windows 7 tablet slider

Sony is reportedly designing two rather alternative tablet form factors: a dual-screen Honeycomb clamshell and a Windows 7 slider. 

RIM preps BlackBerry "Slider" for August debut

Research In Motion (RIM) is reportedly planning to debut its BlackBerry "Slider" smartphone at a joint event with AT&T on August 3.