Malata’s upcoming netbooks, tablets unveiled

Malata Roadmap

Chinese computer maker Malata doesn’t get a lot of attention in the US, since as far as I can tell the company rarely sells any products in the States. But over the past few years Malata has come out with some of the more interesting mini-computer designs I’ve seen. Now the folks at Notebook Italia […]

This is what Android looks like on the HP TouchPad

HP TouchPad with Android?

Now that HP has discontinued the HP TouchPad tablet (and sold off most of the remaining inventory at fire sale prices), hackers are trying to figure out how to port Google Android and other operating systems to run on the tablet. Sure, webOS is nice and all, but there’s no guarantee that HP will continue […]

Hulu Plus comes to the Vizio Tablet

Vizio Tablet

Now that Netflix is finally starting to stream TV shows and movies to Android tablets, it’s apparently time for Hulu Plus to follow suit. But while Netflix is available for Lenovo’s new tablets running Google Android 3.1 Honeycomb and the Asus Eee Pad Transformer (another Honeycomb tablet), Hulu Plus is launching first on the Vizio […]

Chrome OS to get better bookmarks for websites, apps

Chrome bookmarks

Google’s Chrome web browser and Chrome OS operating system store bookmarks in a couple of places. There’s a bookmark bar that you can view near the top of your browser, links for frequently visited sites on the new tab page, and you can load an old fashioned bookmark manager. The new tab page also shows […]

HTC Puccini tablet caught on camera surfing AT&T LTE


Since the HTC Puccini checked in at the FCC earlier this month, bits and pieces have been leaking out about the 10″ successor to the HTC Flyer. We’d heard it would ship with a 1.5GHz dual core processor, a 1280×800 pixel display, and Android 3.0.1. That, of course, would make it HTC’s first Honeycomb tablet. On […]

Asus Eee Pad Transformer update adds Netflix support


The Netflix app is already available for a number of Android smartphones and tablets, but there are a few notable exceptions. For example, one of the platform’s most popular tablets — the Asus Eee Pad Transformer — had yet to receive an invite to the streaming video party. That’s all changed now, however, as Android Central […]

Sony Tablet S (formerly the S1) coming next month?

Sony Tablet S

Sony has been showing off two new Android devices for a few months: The Sony S1 tablet with a 9.4 inch display and the Sony S2 dual-screen handheld device. But those names have always been code-names. Now Engadget has the scoop on the real name for the S1, along with a release date. The tablet […]

Next-gen netbooks could serve double-duty as tablets

Samsung Series 7

Intel is reportedly hoping computer makers will blur the lines between netbooks and tablets soon. The company’s next-generation Intel Atom chips will be appropriate for standard netbooks with 10 inch screens and keyboards, but Fudzilla reports they may also show up in convertible netbooks with touchscreen displays that can be folded down over the keyboard, […]

Can’t find an HP TouchPad? Here are 10 Android tablets for under $200

Coby Kyros MID7024

HP sparked a huge amount of interest in the HP TouchPad tablet when the company marked down the price to $99 this weekend to liquidate all remaining inventory. Some folks who wouldn’t have looked twice at the tablet for $399 or more are rushing to buy it at the new low price, many with hopes […]

B&N, OnSale run into HP TouchPad inventory issues, cancel orders

HP TouchPad

Over the past few days customers have been rushing to buy HP TouchPad tablets with prices as low as $99. The tablet wasn’t a particularly good seller when it launched in July for $499, but at under a hundred bucks, the deal seems to be too good for many people to pass up. Unfortunately retailers […]

How does AMD’s new E-450 chip stack up?

AMD E-450 benchmarks

This week AMD introduced a number of new low power Fusion processors including the AMD E-450 which is a little faster than the E-350 chip that’s been shipping since last year. But how does it stack up against other low power processors? The folks at Blogee have published a few benchmark results pitting the 1.65 […]

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet now available for $499 and up

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet

Lenovo is now taking orders for its ThinkPad Tablet running Google Android 3.1 Honeycomb. Prices start at $499 for a 16GB model. A 32GB version is available for $569, and you can snag a 64GB model for $669. On paper the ThinkPad Tablet looks a lot like other Honeycomb tablets. It has a 10.1 inch, […]

webOS casualties: HP killed its 7 inch tablet, webOS netbook

HP TouchPad 7 inch at the FCC

Before HP killed off its webOS hardware division, the company was hard at work creating next-generation smartphones, tablets, and other devices to run the software HP took charge of when it acquired Palm for $1.2 billion last year. Writing for GDGT, a source that claims to have inside information from HP employees reports that the […]

Sharp launches yet-another Android tablet in Japan

Sharp RW-T107

Sharp hasn’t yet brought an Android tablet to market in the US, but the company is on a roll with Japanese tablets. First Sharp introduced the Galapagos line of 5.5 inch and 10.8 inch tablets, and then the company followed up with a 7 inch model called the Galapagos A01SH earlier this month. Now Sharp […]