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Cowon R7 unveiled with Windows CE, Doc Brown and Marty high five

Cowon has never been a company that feels the need to match its competitors shot-for-shot, so it’s not a complete surprise to see them go back to the future with the newly-unveiled R7 “Super PMP.” Instead of running Android like the D3, the Cowon R7 is shipping with good old Windows CE 6.0 juxtaposed with […]

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Microsoft Set to announce plans for ARM at CES

Bloomberg has reported that Microsoft may announce, and perhaps demonstrate (WSJ), a version of their Windows OS for ARM chips at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES).  While Microsoft is officially not commenting before the official event, it is expected their efforts will target low-power devices and adds support for a range of both ARM […]

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Who needs a Windows Phone 7 tablet? Meet Windows Embedded Compact 7

Microsoft has repeatedly stated that it has no plans to turn the upcoming Windows Phone 7 smartphone operating system into a tablet-style OS. But that doesn’t mean that it’s Windows 7 or bust for tablets and other low power computers. This week Microsoft launched a public test build of Windows Embedded Compact 7, a light […]

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Hongrun tablet does a pretty good job of hiding Windows CE roots

Most tablets and mini-laptops I’ve seen with Windows CE have used the same start menu and desktop design that Microsoft has been using on mobile devices for the last 10 years. But in this day and age, mobile device makers are all over finger-friendly user elements, widgets, and shortcuts. Chinese manufacturer Hongrun Electronic has put […]

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Microsoft’s top secret Menlo project could replace Windows CE for phones, tablets

HP may have already killed its Windows 7 tablet in favor of one running Palm’s WebOS. When Apple wanted to build a tablet, they didn’t put a desktop operating system on it, but instead spruced up the iPhone operating system for the iPad. And dozens of Google Android powered tablets are showing up in China […]

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Haleron Swordfish Mini Windows CE smartbook smiles for its closeup – Video

Haleron has released a short video showing just what the company’s 7 inch, Windows CE powered Swordfish Mini smartbook can do. And what it can do turns out to be exactly what you would expect a tiny, mini-laptop running Windows CE to do. It can run Microsoft’s mobile office suite, and the latest mobile version […]