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Lichee Pad Max 4A is a 14 inch RISC-V tablet with a detachable keyboard (and removable processor-on-a-module)

The Lichee Pad Max 4A is a 2-in-1 tablet with a 14 inch, 2240 x 1400 pixel display, a detachable keyboard, and support for Debian Linux software. It’s also one of the only devices in this category powered by a RISC-V processor, thanks to a Sipeed LM4A module with a T-Head TH1520 quad-core RISC-V processor. […]

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Purism Librem 11 is a $999 Linux tablet with a 2.5K AMOLED display and Celeron N5100

Linux hardware maker Purism is now taking orders for an 11.5 inch tablet with a 2560 x 1600 pixel AMOLED display, a 6-watt Intel Celeron N5100 quad-core processor, 8GB of LPDDR4 memory, and a 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD. It’s called the Librem 11, and it’s available for purchase for $999 and the company says orders […]

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StarLite Mk V is a Linux tablet with Intel N200, 16GB RAM and a keyboard cover

Star Labs has been selling Linux laptops and desktops for years, but now the company is expanding into tablets with the StarLite Mk V. Up for pre-order for $498 and up, it’s a 2-in-1 tablet with a 12.5 inch, 2880 x 1920 pixel IPS LCD touchscreen display, support for a detachable keyboard cover, 16GB of […]

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Juno Tab 2 Linux tablet packs a bigger screen, more storage (and the same Jasper Lake processor)

Linux computer company Juno Computers launched its first tablet last year. Now the company is back with a new model that has a bigger display, 50% more storage, and a few other improvements, including a detachable keyboard that’s now included with the price. The new Juno Tab 2 is up for pre-order for $525 and […]

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PineTab2 and PineTab-V tablets available for pre-order for $159 and up with a choice of ARM or RISC-V chips

The PineTab2 is a tablet with a Rockchip RK3566 quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor, a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel touchscreen display, and a detachable keyboard. Unlike most tablets with those kind of specs though, it’s not designed to run Android. Instead it will ship with a custom build of Arch Linux, and users are […]

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PineTab2 Linux tablet goes up for pre-order April 13 for $159 and up

The PineTab2 is a Linux-friendly tablet with a 10.1 inch display, a detachable keyboard, and a Rockchip RK3566 quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor. First unveiled in December, the new tablet has a faster processor, more memory, sturdier build quality and other improvements over the original PineTab. But one thing the new tablet has in common with its […]

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Pine64’s PineTab2 will be a Linux-friendly tablet with an RK3566 processor

Pine64 has been producing affordable Linux-friendly laptops, smartphones, and single-board computer for a few years. And now the company is getting ready to launch a Linux-friendly tablet… again. The PineTab2 will be a 10.1 inch tablet with a Rockchip RK3566 quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor, support for up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and […]

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Juno Tablet is a Linux tablet with an Intel Jasper Lake processor for $429 and up

Juno Computers has been selling Linux laptop and desktop computers for a few years. Now the company is branching out into tablets. The first Juno Tablet is now available for pre-order for $429 and up, and it can be configured with one of several different touchscreen-friendly mobile Linux distributions. . Just bear in mind that […]

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Lilbits: The sad fate of the JingPad A1 Linux tablet, Tabs coming to File Explorer for Windows 11, and more

Apple has long dominated the tablet space, but that hasn’t stopped companies from releasing hundreds of Android, Windows, or Chrome OS tablets in recent years. The JingPad A1 was supposed to be something different: it shipped with JingOS, a Linux-based operating system optimized for touchscreen input but capable of running full-fledged desktop apps. At least […]

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Lilbits: Xiaomi 12S Pro has a 1 inch image sensor, Ubuntu Touch comes to the JingPad A1

The JingPad A1 was positioned at launch as a tablet that would ship with a custom, tablet-friendly, Linux-based operating system that helped set it apart from Android tablets (with a user interface that looked distinctly iPad-ish). But its makers ran into some speed bumps resulting in layoffs and a fire sale. That doesn’t mean you […]

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Ubuntu Touch could breathe new life into the troubled JingPad A1 Linux tablet

The JingPad A1 is a tablet with premium specs and software that’s both unusual, and unfinished. Launched last year by a Chinese startup called Jingling, the JingPad A1 was designed to run a tablet-friendly Linux distribution called JingOS. But the company that makes the tablet (and its operating system) has fallen on hard times, putting the […]

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Makers of the JingPad A1 are selling the Linux tablet for 45-percent off following staffing cuts

The JingPad A1 is a tablet with an 11 inch AMOLED display, a Unisoc T7510 processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. But what really sets it apart from most tablets on the market is that it ships with a custom Linux distribution called JingOS. First launched last summer through a crowdfunding campaign, the […]

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PineNote E Ink tablet now available for $399 for developers and enthusiasts

The PineNote is a tablet with a 10.1 inch grayscale E Ink display and pen support. It’s designed to be a hackable, Linux-friendly device and it’s one of the latest products from the makers of the PinePhone and PineBook line of devices. First introduced last summer, the PineNote began shipping to developers in limited quantities […]

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Lilbits: 3dfx is back (but not really) and more JingPad A1 Linux tablet performance notes

Over the past week or so, a new Twitter account has been teasing the return of a classic name in computer graphics. But now that the new 3dfx has made it official, it’s clear that the new company has very little of the DNA of its predecessor other than rights to use the 3dfx name […]