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VIA introduces dual core Nano processor

VIA’s Nano processors haven’t exactly revolutionized the mobile computing space, but the low power Nano chipset has been available to PC makers looking for an alternative to Intel’s Atom platform for the past year or so. This week at Computex, VIA is showing off the next-generation Nano chip, with a dual core processor. The VIA […]

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Pegatron demonstrates Android tablet with custom user interface

Just because a tablet is running Google Android doesn’t mean it has to look like it’s running Android. After all, HTC has made a habit of shipping Android Smartphones with the custom HTC Sense user interface running on top of Android. And now Sascha from Netbook News.de found a tablet prototype that runs Android with […]

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Closer look at the Asus Lamborghini VX6 thin and light laptop

Asus introduced its new Lamborghini VX6 notebook earlier this week. Now we have a few more details about the laptop, including a launch date and target price. Word on the street is that the laptop should be available in August for about $699. That’s pretty expensive by netbook standards, but it’s actually not ridiculous for […]

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NVIDIA Optimus graphics switching coming to Asus, Acer netbooks

Were you disappointed to learn that the Asus Eee PC 1201PN wouldn’t have NVIDIA Optimus technology as had originally been promised? Don’t worry, it turns out Asus will be offering 10 and 12 inch mini-laptops with Optimus, and Acer’s upcoming 10 inch netbook with next-generation NVIDIA IOn graphics will as well. NVIDIA Optimus is a […]

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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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Fujian Sanxi 7 inch Android tablet – with Android Market access

Either Google has quietly started to let tablet makers provide access to the Android Market, or a couple of Chinese electronics companies have decided to code first and ask questions later. The other day we noted that the $150 iPed tablet appears to be shipping with access to the Android Market. And now Nicole Scott […]

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Closer look at Intel’s Canoe Lake ultrathin netbook concept

Intel introduced a line of new low power chips for netbooks, tablets, and smartphones this morning. But one of the more interesting things Intel launched wasn’t a chip, but a reference design for creating ultrathin netbooks that use passive cooling instead of noisy fans. Intel’s new Canoe Lake platform would let PC makers design netbooks […]