Lilbits: PineTab Linux tablet coming in August, Jibo’s afterlife, and more

Pine64 began taking pre-orders for their PineTab 10.1 inch Linux tablet in June, and now the company says it expects to begin shipping the tablet to customers in mid-August. Microsoft’s Surface Duo dual-screen smartphone continues its march toward launch, this time with an appearance at the Bluetooth SIG website. And if you happened to take […]

CutiePi Raspberry Pi-based tablet hits Kickstarter for $169 and up

The CutiPie is a tablet with a 8 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, a 5,000 mAh battery, and a carrying handle. It’s also a modular, open source device that’s powered by a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ Lite single-board computer. The tablet is designed to run Linux-based software and the hardware and software designs […]

SHIFT13mi Linux-friendly tablet with replaceable mainboard scheduled for 2021 release

German smartphone maker Shift makes phones that are designed to be modular and easy to repair. And now the company has introduced a tablet with the same design ethos. The SHIFT13mi will be a 2-in-1 tablet with a 13.3 inch touchscreen display, a detachable keyboard, support for Windows 10 or Linux, and upgradeable, replaceable, and repairable […]

PineTab Linux tablet goes up for pre-order this month for $100

The next inexpensive, Linux-friendly device from Pine64 is coming soon. The company already sells a $100 PineBook laptop and a $200 PineBook Pro. Early batches of the $150 PinePhone are available for customers willing to invest in beta hardware. And now Pine64 says it’ll begin taking pre-orders for its $100 PineTab Linux tablet later this […]

CutiePi designs an open source, Raspberry Pi-powered Linux tablet (crowdfunding coming soon)

The CutiePi is a Linux tablet with an 8 inch display, a handle, and an open source design — you can find details about the tablet’s software, printed circuit board, and design files for making your own 3D-printed case at github. First unveiled last summer, the project is still in development. But the team behind […]

TQ InCover One is an 8.3 inch, full HD Bay Trail tablet for professionals

Lenovo isn’t the only company with an 8.3 inch tablet aimed at professionals. German company introduced an Intel Atom-powered enterprise tablet with some impressive specs earlier this year. It’s called the InCover One and the tablet features a full HD display, support for Windows, Android, or Linux, a waterproof and dustproof case, and a removable […]

PengPod hoping to ship inexpensive Linux tablets with 7, 10 inch displays

It’s not that tough to get Linux up and running on a variety of ARM-based tablets, notebooks, or mini PCs. But PengPod founder Neal Peacock wants to go one step further and offer a line of tablets and mini PCs that ship with Linux instead of Google Android. He’s running an Indiegogo campaign to raise […]