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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 […]

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Kobo Arc 7 HD, Arc 10 HD tablets pass through FCC on the way to launch

Now that the partial US government shutdown has ended, the FCC website has once again become a resource of information about upcoming products. For instance, today it told me that two of Kobo’s upcoming Android tablets have been submitted for approval, meaning they could be coming to store shelves soon. The Kobo Arc 7 HD […]

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Lilbits (8-15-2013): Kobo Arc HD tablets on the way?

Bookseller Kobo offers a line of eReaders and tablets. And unlike Barnes & Noble, there’s good reason to believe that Kobo has no plans to stop selling Android tablets anytime soon. A few weeks ago details about an unannounced product called the Kobo Arc 10 HD started making the rounds. It’s expected to feature a […]

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Most popular articles from the week of 7/27 – 8/02

It’s been a very Google-centric week at Liliputing. Looking back over the most popular stories of the past week, we have stories about Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, Google’s Nexus 7, and Google’s new $35 Chromecast media streaming device. Canonical’s crowd-funding campaign for an Ubuntu smartphone also generated a lot of interest — but even though […]

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Kobo Arc 10 HD tablet with Tegra 4, 2560 x 1600 pixel display in the works?

Kobo has been offering Android tablets for a few years. But up until recently, the eBook seller’s tablets have been far outclassed by offerings from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The most recent Kobo tablet, the 7 inch Arc is actually a decent value at $200 (or at least it was when it launched last […]