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Qualcomm’s new dual core 1.5 GHz chip benchmarked: It’s really fast

The Qualcomm Snapdragon MSMS8660 chip isn’t ready for prime time yet, but the folks at Anandtech managed to get their hands on a sample phone with the chip inside for testing purposes. The chip is a dual core system-on-a-chip with a 1.5 GHz clock speed and an Adreno 220 GPU as well as a cellular […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab WiFi up for pre-order at Frys for $350

Sure, a leaked Samsung document suggested that the WiFi-only version of the company’s 7 inch Android tablet would set you back $399. But someone forgot to send the memo to the folks at Frys, because they’re taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Tab WiFi for $349.99. There’s no ship date listed yet, but the tablet […]

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Deals of the Day (4-01-11)

  Netbooks, Notebooks, and Tablets Refurb Acer Aspire One Happy 10″ netbook w/Atom N550 dual core CPU for $255 – eCost Acer Aspire 1430z 11.6″ laptop w/Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU for $379 – Buy.com ViewSonic gTablet 10″ tablet w/NVIDIA Tegra 2, Android 2.2 for $300 – TigerDirect Refurb Archos 7 tablet with Google Android […]

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Gigabyte M1005 netbook with docking station now shipping

Gigabyte’s Booktop line of netbooks stand out from the crowd not by offering faster processors, higher resolution displays, or applying any of the usual tricks. Instead, these otherwise normal looking netbooks come with docking stations that let you rest the mini-laptop on its side, plug in a keyboard, mouse, and external display, and use the […]