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VIA’s $100 tablets are real, and they’re… meh

You know VIA promised that we’d start to see tablets sell for $100 to $200 soon? Well those tablets might not be available at your local Best Buy just yet, but they are real products and VIA is showing off a number of them at its booth at Computex. Engadget grabbed some face time with […]

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Goodbye Skylight OS: Lenovo Skylight and U1 Hybrid to use Google Android

First the good news: Lenovo realized that nobody wants to use a custom Linux-based user interface with virtually no third party apps on the company’s upcoming Skylight smartbook and Lenovo IdeaPad U1 Hybrid tablet/laptop device. So Lenovo is killing the Skylight OS project and will instead use Google Android on those two devices. Now the […]

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Intel Atom Z6xx processor to power tablets, smartphones

Intel has officially unveiled a new line of low power processors designed for mobile devices including smartphones and tablets. The Intel Atom Z6xx series chip (PDF Link) has a 45nm processor core, and 3D graphics and video capabilities.The chip has 512K of L2 cache, 24K of L1 Data and 32K instruction cache. Intel says the […]