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EdenTab 7 inch tablet with MIUI Android hits Japan

MIUI is a custom version of Google Android with its own home screen design, custom notification system, and a number of unique apps. It looks like the sort of customization that you’d expect from a big phone maker such as Samsung or HTC, but up until recently MIUI was best known by hackers looking for […]

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Asus adds “instant on” to its latest netbooks

One of the most impressive features of ultrabooks such as the Asus Zenbook UX31 is their ability to resume from sleep nearly instantly. Now it looks like Asus is bringing a similar feature to its Intel Atom-powered netbooks. One of the new apps available for the upcoming Eee PC 1025C and 1025CE netbooks is “Instant On,” which […]

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Intel to demo solar powered processors, chips with built-in WiFi

Intel is bringing a couple of interesting prototypes to the International Solid State Circuits Conference this week, including new processors with integrated WiFi capabilities and a low-power chip that can be powered by a solar cell. Solar powered (or just really low power) processors Both chips are just experimental prototypes at the moment, but they […]

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Gigabyte launches D1080 media dock for its Windows slates

Gigabyte has introduced a new multimedia docking station designed to work with the company’s S1080 and S1081 Slate PCs. The dock includes built-in speakers, a DVD drive, and a range of ports to extend the capabilities of Gigabyte’s 10 inch Windows slates. The Gigabyte S1080 slate features a 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display […]

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Run 3 Android apps side-by-side on an HP TouchPad with Cornerstone

Cornerstone is a new framework for Google Android that allows you to run three Android apps at the same time — on the same screen. Now you can try it out on an HP TouchPad, thanks to an unofficial build of CyanogenMod 9 from xda-developers forum member antiphon. There’s also an alternate version of CM9 […]

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Acer launches Revo 70 nettop with AMD E-450

Acer has released a new mini-desktop called the Revo 70. Like the company’s earlier nettops, the Revo 70 isn’t much larger than a DVD drive… although it doesn’t actually have one. Instead this little computer has the guts of a reasonably decent ultraportable notebook packed into a slim case. The R70 measures 8.26″ x 8.26″ […]

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MeeGo 1.2 for Cedar Trail netbooks now available

MeeGo may be a dead Linux distribution walking, but its successor Tizen isn’t ready for prime time yet. So the folks behind the open source MeeGo Linux operating system have released one more software update — to add support for Intel’s new Cedar Trail processors. MeeGo 1.2.0.6 is now available for download. There update fixes […]