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Toshiba NB550D netbook with AMD Ontario chip hits Europe, Australia

There’s still no mention of the new Toshiba NB550D on the company’s US web site. But Toshiba Germany is showing a listing for this new 10 inch mini-laptop with an AMD C-50 Ontario chip, and the folks at PC Authority in Australia have received a demo unit for review. I’ve reached out to my contacts […]

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India’s $35 tablet may be canceled

I know this will come as a huge shock to everyone who’s been following the story closely, but it looks like the Indian government is having a hard time keeping its promise to deliver a $35 tablet computer. According to The Economic Times of India, the vendor tapped to build the Sakshat tablet failed to […]

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Deals of the Day (1-20-11)

Netbooks, Notebooks and Tablets Lenovo IdeaPad U160 11.6″ laptop w/Intel Core i7 for $699 – Lenovo (coupon: USPU1550120) Viewsonic ViewPad 7 Android 2.2 Tablet w/3G for $418 – B&H Apple 8G iPod touch 4th gen for $210 – Newegg (coupon: EMCKJHK43) Archos 7 8GB 7″ Home Media Tablet with Android for $160 + $5 s&h […]

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MSI shows of a prototype tablet with a built-in projector (or vice vesa)

Last year MSI showed off a Projector PC concept device that effectively packed a full-fledged desktop computer into a video projector case. Oh yeah, it could also project images and video onto a screen, wall, or other surface. The initial Projector PC never made it to market, but this year it looks like MSI has […]

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AGC launches Dragontrail glass for damage-resistant screens

Corning’s Gorilla Glass has gotten a lot of attention lately for its scratch and crack-resistant glass technology. Tablets including the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Dell Streak use Gorilla Glass screens, and overall the technology makes a lot of sense for touch-sensitive devices such as smartphones and tablets since the screens are far more exposed to […]

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HTC tablet coming in March?

There’ve been rumors floating around for months that smartphone maker HTC will soon bring a tablet to market. Now DigiTimes thinks it knows when. The site claims that HTC is developing three tablets which will launch in the first half of 2011. The first is apparently due out in the US in March. That first […]