Asus Transformer Pad TF103C Bay Trail Android tablet

Asus Transformer Pad TF103

Acer and ECS aren’t the only companies working on Android tablet with Intel Bay Trail processors. Asus is preparing to launch a new 10 inch Transformer Pad tablet with a detachable keyboard dock, Android software, and an Intel Atom Z3745 Bay Trail processor. It’s called the Asus Transformer Pad TF103C, and we first got a […]

Deals of the Day (4-09-2014)

Acer C720p Touchscreen Chromebook

The Acer C720p Chromebook is a Chrome OS laptop with an Intel Celeron Haswell processor, a touchscreen display, and a list price of $299, making it the cheapest Chromebook to ship with a touchscreen to date. Now Best Buy is knocking $50 off even that price, making Acer’s Chromebook a little more attractive (for a […]

Acer A1-840 Bay Trail Android coming soon?

acer a1-840 gfxbench

Acer appears to be testing a new 8 inch Android tablet with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor. Specs and test results for the unannounced Acer A1-840 showed up at the GFXBench website recently, and they paint a picture of a low-cost tablet powered by Intel. While there’s no word on the price or launch […]

Rockchip RK3288 TV boxes on the way

rk3288 tv stick

Rockchip’s new RK3288 processor is a quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 processor with ARM Mali-760 graphics. It’s the most powerful processor from the Chinese chip maker to date, although at the rate Rockchip releases new processors that probably won’t be true for long. Anyway, the first RK3288-powered tablets started appearing a few weeks ago. Now the first […]

Samsung’s new smartwatches powered by Exynos 3250 chip

Samsung Gear 2 teardown

Samsung’s Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches are up for pre-order and expected to ship starting Friday, April 11th. The watches are designed to pair with a Samsung smartphone, display notifications on your wrist, let you control music playback, and monitor your heart rate and fitness stats, among other things. While Samsung is emphasizing […]

ECS TA80TA1 Bay Trail Android tablet hits the FCC


Elite Computer Systems started showing off a reference design for an 8 inch Android tablet with an Intel Atom Z3735E Bay Trail processor at Mobile World Congress. Now it looks like that tablet could be headed to the United States. The ECS TA80TA1 passed through the FCC website this week. ECS is an Original Equipment Manufacturer, […]

Lilbits (4-08-2014): OnePlus One = 3GB (of RAM)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801

Chinese smartphone startup OnePlus doesn’t plan to officially show us what their first phone looks like until April 23rd. But that’s about the only thing we don’t know at this point. The company had already made it clear that the OnePlus One would have a 5.5 inch full HD display, a 13MP camera, Cyanogen software, a […]

Report: ZTE Apollo could be first 64-bit Android smartphone

snapdragon logo

Chip maker Qualcomm has promised to start delivering 64-bit smartphone processors based on ARMv8 architecture later this year. Now a report from CNMO suggests that the upcoming ZTE “Apollo” could be one of the first Android smartphones to use a Qualcomm 64-bit processor. The ZTE Apollo wouldn’t be the first 64-bit phone: that honor goes to […]

$60 Windows tablets on the way?

Emdoor $60 tablet

You know how Intel said we should expect to see $99 Windows tablets soon? Chinese company Emdoor seems to think that was a high-end estimate. The company has unveiled a new product roadmap which includes low-cost 7, 8, and 10 inch Windows tablets. This summer we could see a $99 tablet from Emdoor with built-in […]