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If netbooks are dead, someone forgot to tell Coby (meet the NBPC1025)

Over the past year or two, almost every major PC maker has scaled back its presence in the netbook space. But that doesn’t mean there’s not still demand for inexpensive ultraportable laptops. I still see them people using them pretty regularly at coffee shops, and I know some long-time Liliputing readers are still fans of […]

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Coby starts rolling out Android 4.1 update for selected tablets

Budget tablet maker Coby has quietly started rolling out Android 4.1 software updates for some of its tablets including the Coby Kyros MID 7022 and Coby Kyros MID 8127. As far as I can tell, that makes Coby the first Android device maker other than Google to push Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to users. Up […]

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Coby Kyros MID9742 9.7 inch Android 4.0 tablet review

Coby produces low cost consumer electronics, but cheap doesn’t necessarily mean bad. The Coby Kyros MID9742 Android tablet may not be in the same class as the Asus Transformer Pad — or even the Amazon Kindle Fire. But the MID9742 sells for half the price of the former and offers a number of features you […]

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Coby offers Android 4.0 update for existing (German) tablets

Budget consumer electronics company Coby offers a range of Android 4.0 tablets. But if you bought one of last year’s models running Android 2.3 or earlier and want to upgrade to Android 4.0 it looks like there’s hope. Coby Germany has posted tools that allow users to upgrade from earlier versions of Android to Android 4.0. […]

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Coby Kyros MID9742 Android 4.0 tablet visits the FCC

The Coby Kyros MID9742 is a tablet with a 9.7 inch, 1024 x 768 pixel display and Android 4.0 operating system. It’s sells for about $240, and this week the tablet passed through the FCC, which is funny because that’s something that normally happens before a tablet goes on sale in the US. The tablet has […]

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Coby’s Android 4.0 tablets now available

Coby introduced a new line of low-cost tablets with Android 4.0 software at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Now the first of these tablets are available for purchase, with prices running between $150 and$280. All of Coby’s new tablets feature 1 GHz Allwinner ARM Cortex-A8 single core processors, 1GB of RAM, and capacitive multitouch […]

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Coby’s Android 4.0 tablets coming this spring for $150 and up

Budget consumer electronics company Coby has introduced a new line of inexpensive tablets designed to run Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. They range in size from 7 inches to 10 inches, and Coby is pricing the cheapest models at $179, with the most expensive of the bunch coming in at $299. They could start […]