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Intel officially launches AppUp center app store for Atom-based computers

Intel has been showing off its app store for netbooks and other devices with Intel Atom chips since January. But the company officially launched version 1.0 today, as well as agreements with Best Buy, Dixons, and Croma to distribute computers with the AppUp center reinstalled in the US, UK, and India respectively. Asus is also […]

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Intel unveils Atom E600 “Tunnel Creek” platform for embedded systems

Intel is continuing to expand its line of low power Atom chips today with the introduction of the new “Tunnel creek” platform. The Intel Atom E600 system on a chip processor line is aimed at embedded systems such as in-vehicle infotainment systems or media phones. One of the first Tunnel Creek chips will be a […]

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Dell previews the DUO 10 inch convertible tablet-style notebook

We’ve seen a lot of companies introduce slate-style tablets without physical keyboards over the past few months, but once upon a time the words “tablet computer” brought up a different image — of a laptop with touchscreen display that you could fold down over the keyboard. Despite all the buzz around slates, and the launch […]

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ASRock Vision 3D 135B is a home theater in a tiny box

Yesterday I was griping about how tiny desktop computers (nettops) often lack optical disc drives (although you could almost overlook that thanks to the low price tags and moderate performance offered by these little guys). Today a reader brought a tiny desktop to my attention that addresses that oversight quite nicely — although I’m sure […]

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OpenPeak OpenTablet 7 gets the hands-on treatment… repeatedly

OpenPeak has been showing off press shots of its OpenTablet 7 for a little while, but this week the company actually brought the tablet out to play at the Intel Developer Forum, where a number of tech journalists and bloggers finally got a chance to play with it. You can check out some hands-on impressions […]

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Notion Ink Adam tablet could have replaceable battery, comic book store

Notion Ink has posted a few updates about the company’s upcoming Adam tablet. First up, it looks like things are running ahead of schedule and Notion Ink hopes to submit the tablet to the FCC a week early, but it’s still going to be a little while before we can actually purchase the tablet. Here […]

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3 new Android tablets from Acer next year?

Acer has been teasing us with tidbits of info about its upcoming tablets for a while — but only tidbits. So far we haven’t seen any concrete details. Now DigiTimes reports that Acer is going all-out in the tablet space in the first quarter of 2011, when the company is expected to launch three different […]