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Huawei MediaPad tablet coming later this month

Huawei has announced plans to launch a new tablet at the ComunicAsia event in Singapore on June 20th. The company isn’t spilling many details in advance of the launch event, but we know the tablet will be called the MediaPad, and that Huawei says it’s the smallest and lightest tablet they’ve built to date. Since Huawei already […]

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Crux Loaded case turns your iPad into a netbook

Apple iPad cases with built-in Bluetooth keyboards are a dime a dozen (or about $50 to $100 each). But the Crux Loaded case is soemthing a bit different. This case doesn’t just add a keyboard to your iPad. It also adds a touchpad and an extended battery. Crux says that when you dock your iPad […]

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Samsung Series 5 Chromebooks launches two weeks early for limited customers

The Samsung Series 5 Chromebook doesn’t officially go on sale until June 15th, but Google is apparently sending out emails to some of the people who signed up for the Cr-48 Chrome OS laptop pilot program letting them know they can purchase a Series 5 today. Google’s partnered with Gilt, an invite-only luxury shopping site, […]

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Lenovo makes play for Europe with plans to take over Medion

Lenovo is reportedly planning to acquire a controlling interest in German consumer electronics brand Medion for more than $331 million in cash and stock. The Wall Street Journal reports the move could help Lenovo expand its business in Europe. Based in China, Lenovo was hardly a household name in the US before the company acquired […]

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Intel officially unveils Atom N435 chip for low cost netbooks

Intel has officially introduced a new low power Atom N435 processor for budget netbooks. Intel’s announcement comes a few days after we started seeing mini-laptops with the chip including the Asus Eee PC X101 $200 netbook and a new version of the Lenovo IdeaPad S100. PC World reports that Acer will also offer a netbook […]

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Malata to sell super-thin netbook based on Intel’s Canoe Lake reference design

Intel introduced a reference design for thin and light fanless computers last year called Canoe Lake. But while Intel showed off the platform at events in June and November, no PC makers ever brought anything looking like a Canoe Lake laptop to market… until now. Malata is showing off an upcoming netbook at Computex in […]