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Freescale introduces new low-power chips for eReaders, tablets, TVs

Chip-maker Freescale is launching two new low-power processors with ARM Cortex-A9 cores. While competitors including Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Texas Instruments, and Samsung have been duking it out for dominance in the smartphone and tablet space, Freescale is one of the top makers of chips for eBook Readers, in-vehicle entertainment systems, and other devices that you see […]

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Hands-on with the OLPC XO 3.0 tablet

One Laptop Per Child and chip-maker Marvell are showing off the new XO 3.0 tablet at CES this week. The tablet has a 1024 x 768 pixel display and a 1 GHz Marvel ARMADA PXA618 processor, 512MB of memory, and can be configured with a standard LCD display or a Pixel Qi screen which is […]

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Lenovo IdeaTab K2 picks up where the K1 left off

The Lenovo IdeaTab S2 10 isn’t Lenovo’s only new 10 inch tablet. The company is also launching a sequel to last year’s IdeaPad K1. The Lenovo IdeaTab K2 has a 10 inch IPS display and an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS display. It also features 4-speaker SRS sound, a […]

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Lenovo IdeaPad U310, U410 ultrabooks on the way for $799 and up

Lenovo is adding two new thin and light laptops to its ultrabook lineup with the IdeaPad U310 and U410 notebooks, although they look a little hefty compared with some of the 2 and 3 pounds ultrabooks already on the market. The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 has a 13.3 inch display, measures 0.7″ thick and weighs about […]

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Lenovo introduces IdeaTab S2 line of 5 through 10 inch tablets

In November Lenovo unveiled a new line of Android tablets for the Chinese market. They featured 5 to 10 inch displays and fell unde rhte Lenovo LePad brand name. Now Lenovo is announcing the global versions, with the series wearing the IdeaTab S2 name. There will be three different models available, a 5 inch tablet, […]

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Lenovo introduces IdeaPad S200 series 11.6 inch notebooks

Lenovo is updating its IdeaPad S mini-laptop lineup with two new models. Gone are the 10 inch displays of the past, though. Both the IdeaPad S200 and IdeaPad S206 feature 11.6 inch screens and full-sized keyboards, but they measure about 0.8 inches thick. The S200 model has an Intel Atom dual core processor while the […]

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Acer unveils Timeline Ultra, Aspire S5 ultrabooks

Acer is introducing three new ultrabooks, the Aspire S5 with a 13.3 inch display, and two Acer Timeline Ultra notebooks with 14 and 15 inch displays and optical disc drives. The Aspire S5 measures 0.59 inches thick, features an Intel Core i-series processor and solid state disk. It has the usual ultrabook features including quick […]