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Google runs out of Cr-48 Chrome OS notebooks

Google has been sending out Cr-48 notebooks loaded with the Chrome OS browser-based operating system since late last year. But after shipping thousands of free laptops, the company has apparently run out of test units… at least “for now.” Google’s Sundar Pichai posted on Twitter that the company has shipped all of its Cr-48 units, […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X220 really does get 20+ hours of battery life (sort of)

The recently launched Lenovo ThinkPad X220 is a business-class laptop with a 12.5 inch display and a starting price of $899. But what really sets the laptop apart from the competition is Lenovo’s claim that you can get up to 24 hours of run time with the optimal battery configuration. The folks at Laptop Magazine […]

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Motorola rolling out XOOM software update, Flash 10.2 coming soon

Motorola is pushing out the first software update for its XOOM tablet. The good news is that the update prepares the Android tablet to run Adobe Flash Player 10.2. The bad news is that Flash Player 10.2 still isn’t available for Android 3.0 Honeycomb, so you’ll have to wait a little while longer to actually […]

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The Apple iPad 2 is now available for purchase — are you getting one?

Apple has started taking orders for the iPad 2 through its web store, and the tablet will go on sale in retail stores later today. The first generation iPad was the most successful consumer tablet of all time, selling almost 15 million units in 8 months. While there’s no way to say how many of […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook makes its obligatory stop at the FCC

As Research in Motion’s first tablet inches closer to an official launch, the BlackBerry PlayBook has shown up at the FCC web site. You can check out a couple of wireless test reports at the site, if that’s the sort of thing you’re inclined to do, but the user manual and photos are all tucked […]

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BenQ R100 Android tablet hits China

BenQ is probably best known in the US, for making computer monitors, but overseas the company has been offering netbooks and other computers for a while, and now BenQ is selling a 10 inch Android tablet in China. It’s called the BenQ R100 and it runs around $470. The R100 has an 833 MHz Samsung […]