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Fusion Garage goes belly up, owes creditors $40 million

When we last checked in on Fusion Garage, Brad had declared the company only mostly dead. Today, however, it appears as though it’s time to put on the toe tag and zip up the bag: Fusion Garage is done. On January 20th, the company’s creditors will be sitting down with representatives from PricewaterhouseCoopers and taking […]

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Fusion Garage hits more speedbumps, Grid10 tablet may be as dead as the JooJoo

Fusion Garage doesn’t have a great track record of delivering high quality products. Last year the company generated a lot of headlines with its JooJoo tablet (which started out its life as the CrunchPad before the company parted ways with TechCrunch founder Mike Arrington). When the tablet finally hit the market it was widely panned […]

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Fusion Garage unveils the Grid 10 tablet, makes android look hard

Fusion Garage made a name for itself with the JooJoo tablet, a disappointing tablet that launched in 2010. Now the company is back with a new tablet called the Grid 10 and a smartphone called the Grid 4 — and they run a new Android-based operating system called GridOS. The Grid 10 goes up for […]

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JooJoo maker Fusion Garage retools its business model

Fusion Garage is the company behind the rather unsuccessful JooJoo tablet computer. But rather than throw in the towel, CEO Chandra Rathakrishnan says the company is changing its approach. While he hasn’t confirmed the rumor that new models will run Google Android, it certainly seems likely given the new approach. The JooJoo was designed to […]

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JooJoo tablet reviewed: Verdict? Maybe you should replace the operating system

When TechCrunch founder Mike Arrington first came up with the idea for the CrunchPad tablet, here’s what he wanted: A cheap touchscreen tablet that was pretty much just a screen and web browser. He partnered with the folks at Fusion Garage who started to build it and design custom software to make the web browser […]