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Lenovo’s next ThinkBook Plus laptop’s display could be a detachable Android tablet (leaks)

Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus line of laptops are… weird. In the past we’ve seen the company release models with E Ink displays on the lid, secondary screens in the keyboard area, and other unusual designs. So what’s next? According to leaked pictures posted to Chinese social media, a 2-in-1 laptop with a detachable display that functions […]

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Now you can dual boot Windows on some Chromebooks with AMD processors

Chromebooks, by definition, ship with Google’s Chrome OS software pre-installed. But they’re basically full-fledged laptop computers that just happen to ship with Google’s software pre-installed. Folks have been booting Linux on Chromebooks for much of the past decade. And more recently some users have found ways to boot Windows on many Chromebooks with Intel processors. […]

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AYN Odin handheld gaming PC can now dual boot Android and Windows (or Linux)

The AYN Odin is a handheld game console with a 6 inch display, built-in game controllers, and an ARM-based processor. It ships with Android software, but we’ve already seen that it’s possible to load other operating systems like Windows on some models. Now you can do that without wiping Android first. Project Valhalla is a […]

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Hackers bring multi-boot support to newer iPhones and iPads

Apple makes it easy to upgrade an iPhone or iPad to a new version of iOS and often boasts about the high-percentages of users running the latest version of the operating system. A few things the company doesn’t make easy? Downgrading to an earlier version of iOS, installing an alternate operating system, or dual-booting. Or […]

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Cosmo Communicator can now dual boot Linux and Android (smartphone/handheld PC)

The Cosmo Communicator is a smartphone that looks like a tiny laptop thanks to a design that includes a backlit keyboard that’s just (barely) big enough for touch typing. First unveiled in late 2018, the Cosmo Communicator began shipping to backers of a crowdfunding campaign late last year… but one promised feature was missing at […]

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Chromebooks may not get dual-boot Windows support after all

Remember last year when developers started to notice a feature in Google’s Chromium OS code that suggested one day you might be able to dual-boot Windows and Chrome OS on the same computer? Yeah, it looks like that’s not coming anytime soon. Not officially anyway. A recent update to the Chromium Gerrit shows that the […]

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Fix the time problem on dual-boot computers (Windows and Linux or Android)

I’ve been testing a number of tablets, notebooks, and other computers that can dual-boot Android and Windows recently. And I’ve noticed that many of them have the same problem: set the time in Windows, reboot into Android, and when you reboot into Windows again the time will be off by several hours. It turns out […]

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CloudReady lets you dual-boot Windows and ChromiumOS on your PC

CloudReady is an operating system designed to basically turn your existing PC into a Chromebook. Launched in 2015, CloudReady makes it easy to replace Windows with an operating system based on Chromium OS (the open source version of Chrome OS). But now you can also create a dual-boot setup on some computers, allowing you to switch […]

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Chuwi Hi10 Cherry Trail tablet runs Windows 10 and Android 5.1

Chinese device maker Chuwi has been making dual OS tablets capable of running Android and Windows for a little while. Now the company has launched a new model sporting an Intel Atom x5-8300 Cherry Trail processor, Windows 10 and Android 5.1 The Chuwi Hi10 is available from AliExpress for about $250, and it has some […]

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Pipo X9: Windows/Android mini PC with an 8.9 inch touchscreen

Chinese device maker Pipo launched a funny-looking device called the Pipo X8 earlier this year. It’s kind of mashup between a mini-desktop computer and a tablet. The wedge-shaped device has the same kind of hardware you’d expect form a cheap tablet, including a 7 inch touchscreen, but it has a thicker case and more ports than […]