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Google Chrome OS gets a touch-friendly new tab page

Google has repeatedly stated that the company’s Chrome Operating System will initially target laptop computers with versions for tablets and other devices coming later. But last week the developers working on Chrome added an alternate new tab page designed for touchscreen devices. Google Chrome OS is basically an operating system based on the Google Chrome […]

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Motorola XOOM tablet may be headed to Sprint

The Motorola XOOM tablet is currently available in the US from Verizon Wireless, and a WiFi-only model is due out next week. But it looks like you may be able to pick up a XOOM with support for Sprint’s mobile broadband network soon as well. SprintUsers forum member r0fl has posted an image of a […]

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AMD to launch new Fusion chips for notebooks, desktops in Q3

AMD’s Fusion platform combines graphics and CPU functions onto a single chip to provide a fair amount of power while conserving energy. The first Fusion chips to hit the streets have been C-series and E-series low power processors for netbooks and notebooks such as the Acer Aspire One 522 and HP Pavilion dm1z. But according […]

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Toshiba 10 inch Android tablet hits Amazon… still lacks a proper name

It’s not up for order yet, but Toshiba’s upcoming 10 inch Android tablet now has a product page at Amazon. As Toshiba told us at CES this year, the tablet will feature a high resolution 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel capacitive touchscreen display, a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor, and Google Android […]

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Amazon, Staples, others join B&H in taking Motorola XOOM pre-orders

The Motorola XOOM WiFi tablet is expected to go on sale on March 27th, but B&H has been taking pre-orders for a few days. Now a number of retailers are getting in on the action. Here’s a quick run-down of stores taking pre-orders for the 10 inch tablet running Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb: Abe’s of […]