Gigabyte gives its Windows tablets, netbooks a Cedar Trail boost

Gigabyte is launching updated versions of its Intel Atom-based portable computers including its 10 inch Windows slate PC and 10 inch convertible tablet-style netbook. The new Gigabyte S1081 late has an Intel Atom Cedar Trail chip, a choice of a solid state disk or a 500GB hard drive, HDMI, VGA, USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0, and […]

Meet AcerCloud: Acer’s answer to iCloud

Acer is launching a new cloud-based service for synchronizing photos, media, and documents across multiple devices. You can also access your files from a web browser. If the whole thing sounds an awful lot like Apple’s iCloud, that’s because it isĀ an awful lot like iCloud. The difference is that AcerCloud works with Windows and Android […]

Toshiba working on an 11.6 inch Windows tablet

File this one under things-we-totally-missed-at-CES, but it looks like Toshiba is developing a new Windows slate PC with an 11.6 inch display. The folks at Notebook Italia spotted the tablet at the Consumer Electronics Show last month, and report that it looks almost exactly like the 10 inch Android tablet Toshiba was showing off… it’s […]

Acer’s upcoming 7 inch Android tablet

Acer plans to launch 7 and 10 inch Android tablets in the not-too-distant future. I got a chance to check out the company’s 10 inch model with an NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset at CES earlier this month, but I didn’t see the 7 inch version. Fortunately the folks at IntoMobile did, and they’ve posted some […]

Hands-on with the LG X170 netbook

I haven’t seen the LG X170 netbook on sale in the US, but I did get a chance to check out the mini-laptop in person at CES last week. This little guy is notable because it comes with an optional 1366 x 768 pixel HD display and an optional 1.5GHz Intel Atom N550 dual core […]

Augen demos its new line of Android tablets

The Augen Gentouch78 got a lot of attention last year as the first sub-$200 Android tablet available from a major US retailer. It’s also a pretty lousy tablet, with a rather unresponsive 7 inch resistive touchscreen display, awkward button placement, and no accelerometer — which makes screen rotation kind of a hassle. But Augen is […]