JingOS tablet-friendly Linux distro picks up OTA updates, app store, and more in version 0.8

JingOS is a Linux distribution designed for tablets, with a touch-friendly user interface designed to resemble iPadOS or Android. The operating system is based on Ubuntu Linux and KDE’s Plasma Mobile user interface, but it features a custom home screen, status and quick settings tools, settings utility, file browser, and more. After an initial release […]

Lilbits: Nintendo Switch 4K, Qualcomm’s Switch knockoff, and Intel’s 7nm chips

Rumor has it that Nintendo plans to launch a new version of its popular Switch game console later this year. We’d previously heard that it could have a bigger, better screen and support for 4K video output to an external display. Now Bloomberg reports that Nintendo plans to use a new NVIDIA processor with improved […]

The $199 CutiePi tablet is now powered by a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4

The CutiePi is a tablet computer that’s a little different from most tablets on the market. It’s a relatively inexpensive tablet. It’s designed to run a Linux-based operating system with a custom, tablet-friendly user interface. It has a built-in handle that also works as a stand, and an open hardware design. And the CutiePi is […]

Tablets with Intel Jasper Lake chips are on the way

Intel’s Jasper Lake processors are inexpensive, low-power chips with featuring the company’s 10nm Tremont CPU core architecture. Officially unveiled in January, they’re expected to arrive soon in laptops like the next-gen Acer Chromebook Spin 511 and 512. But it looks like they’re also headed to tablets. Chinese PC maker Chuwi is starting to show off […]

JingPad A1 is a Linux tablet powered by JingOS

Shortly after introducing a new Linux-based operating system for tablets and phones called JingOS, Chinese company Jingling has unveiled the first tablet that will ship with the operating system pre-installed. The JingPad A1 is an 11 inch tablet with support for optional pen and detachable keyboard accessories. It’ll also support 4G and 5G cellular networks. But the […]

Compal Axis 2-in-1 tablet concept uses a digital pen as part of the hinge

PC makers have been making 2-in-1 laptops that can also function as laptops for years. There are a few ways to do it: Some models have hinges that allow you to flip the screen for use in tablet mode. Others have detachable keyboards. One thing I haven’t seen before? A tablet with a detachable keyboard […]

Asus Chromebook CM3000 is a 10.5 inch 2-in-1 tablet

The Asus Chromebook family includes a range of laptops featuring different screen sizes, processors, and price points. Some are convertibles with touchscreen displays and 360-degree hinges, while others are clamshell-style notebooks. But it’s been a few years since Asus offered a straight-up Chrome OS tablet designed to be used with or without a keyboard. Now […]