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Allwinner to help Qualcomm get Snapdragon chips into cheap tablets

Chip makers Allwinner and Qualcomm have announced a bizarre-sounding agreement designed to help Qualcomm get its chips into more low-cost tablets. Allwinner is a Chinese fabless semiconductor company that designs its own chips, which are often used in cheap tablets produced in China. But for the most part those tablets are WiFi-only. Qualcomm, meanwhile, is […]

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Lenovo’s new budget tablets now available for $129 and up

As promised, Lenovo is now selling its new A Series Android tablets in the United States. The tablets featureĀ 7 to 10 inch displays, quad-core processors, and prices starting as low as $129 — although in typical Lenovo fashion, that’s the price after “instant savings,” suggesting that the cheapest tablet actually has a retail value of […]