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Lilbits (3-19-2014): OnePlus One equals swappable rear covers

The folks at OnePlus are generating a lot of buzz for their upcoming smartphone which will run CyanogenMod software, features a 5.5 inch, 1080p display, and support up to 64GB of storage. They’re doing that by announcing the phone’s specs one at a time… and the latest detail the company is sharing is support for […]

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Reports: Say goodbye to Android + Windows dual OS devices

At the start of 2014, it looked like “dual OS” tablets running both Android and Windows software could be the next big thing. Chip makers Intel and AMD were pushing the dual OS approach, and Asus unveiled one of the first dual OS devices, a quad-mode machine called the Transformer Book Duet that could function as […]

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Huawei could launch dual-boot Android, Windows Phone device in Q2 2014

India’s Karbonn Mobile may not be the only company planning to launch a smartphone that runs both Google Android and Microsoft Windows Phone software. Speaking to TrustedReviews, the head of marketing for Chinese device maker Huawei said the company plans to sell a dual-boot phone in the US in the second quarter of 2014. Update: […]

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India’s Karbonn Mobile to launch Android, Windows Phone dual-OS handset

Can’t decide what mobile OS you want to run on your smartphone? There appear to be a growing number of options for folks who want one handset that can run multiple operating systems. Spain’s Geeksphone is now offering the Revolution, a phone which can run either Android or Boot 2 Gecko (the open source version […]

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Geeksphone Revolution Android/Firefox phone launches for $300

Spanish phone maker Geeksphone is now taking orders for the Geeksphone Revolution, a phone designed to run either Google Android or the open source version of Firefox OS, also called Boot to Gecko. It’s available from the Geeksphone store for 222 Euros, or a little over $300 US. While the Revolution supports two different operating […]

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ViewSonic ViewPad 10i Bay Trail tablet runs Windows and Android

ViewSonic has quietly launched a new 10 inch tablet with an Intel Celeron N2910 Bay Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and dual operating systems. The new ViewSonic Viewpad 10i runs both Windows 8 and Google Android 4.2. The tablet’s available from AliExpress for about $500 and up. This isn’t the first dual […]

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Intel and AMD are both pushing Windows and Android “Dual OS” strategies

Intel and AMD are both pushing new technology that lets users run Android and Windows 8.1 on the same device without rebooting. AMD is doing that by partnering with BlueStacks, a company that’s been making software that lets you run an Android environment within Windows for the past few years. Intel, on the other hand, […]

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Asus unveils Transformer Book Duet Windows/Android, tablet/laptop hybrid

Asus is launching what it calls a quad-mode PC. The Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 is a 13.3 inch tablet that comes with a detachable keyboard dock, letting you use the system as a tablet or a notebook. But that’s only two modes. Here’s how Asus doubles things: The system runs both Windows and Android, […]

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Lilbits (1-03-2013): Are you ready for Windows/Android tablets?

Word on the street is that Intel thinks it’s found a way to make Windows tablets more popular — let users run Android apps on them. According to both Time Magazine and The Verge, Intel is encouraging PC makers to offer Windows devices that can run Android software in virtualization. That lets you run Android apps […]