MOBILE NEWS

June 2nd, 2011, 2:16 PM

webOS Powered HP Touchpad Makes an Appearence at Computex

HP has been aggressively promoting their webOS operating system, a competitor to Google’s Chrome OS/Android and the tablet version of Windows 8, so it was rather expected it would have a “surprise” appearance on their new tablet at Computex in Taipei. Originally, webOS began as the successor to Palm OS and was demonstrated by Palm [...]

May 31st, 2011, 2:08 PM

ASUS Launching “Republic of Gamers” Branded Glasses Free 3D Laptop

As the first day of Computex wrapped up in Taipei, it was clear that ASUS has been one of the busier manufactures at the expo: demonstrating a line of tablets, the first ultrabook, and their newest gaming laptop which boasts glasses free 3D technology. The ASUS G53SX, which will be part of the “Republic of [...]

May 31st, 2011, 12:40 AM

Intel to Challenge iPad, Macbook Air Dominance with “Ultrabook” Notebook Category

Concerned by an expanding tablet market that has eroded the conventional laptop market, Intel unveiled a new category of notebook today, dubbed the “Ultrabook”, at Computex which combines the portability of tablets with the performance of a conventional notebook. According to the specifications established by Intel Ultrabooks will be notebooks that are less than 2cm [...]

May 30th, 2011, 2:49 PM

ASUS Unveils Smartphone-Tablet Hybrid at Computex

Taiwanese computer manufacturer ASUS demonstrated their newest entry into both the burgeoning tablet and smartphone market earlier this evening at Computex. Named the “PadFone”, this device is an Android powered smartphone that docks into a touchscreen tablet. This concept is not entirely new as Motorola’s Atrix 4G has somewhat similar features. Both the tablet and [...]

May 30th, 2011, 11:00 AM

ViewSonic Demonstrates Oak Trail Powered Tablet at Computex

Today at Computex ViewSonic showed off their first tablet powered by the new Intel Oak Trail processor, the ViewPad 10 Pro. The ViewPad 10 Pro has a 10 inch screen and is capable of running both Android 2.2 and Windows 7. While the ViewPad 10 does not run the latest Android OS release, HoneyComb, users [...]

May 30th, 2011, 9:53 AM

NVIDIA Prepping Quad-Core Chip Gaming Demo for Computex

Later this week at Computex, NVIDIA will be demonstrating their new Kal-El platform, and showcasing some of the unique features of this new Quad-core chip. Earlier this year, NVIDIA unveiled the world’s first quad core processor for mobile devices. Dubbed “Project Kal-El”, this chip contained a 12 core NVIDIA GPU that supported 3D stereo all [...]

May 16th, 2011, 9:03 AM

Seagate Debuts Mobile Wireless Storage for iOS and Other Mobile Devices

GoFlex Satellite™ Mobile Wireless Storage Expands the Media Capacity Without Wires or the Web. Seagate, today announced GoFlex Satellite™ mobile wireless storage, the first battery-powered external hard drive to wirelessly extend the storage capacity of any Wi-Fi enabled mobile device. With 500GB and Wi-Fi access over 802.11 b/g/n and a rechargeable battery, this latest member [...]

May 9th, 2011, 6:17 AM

NVIDIA to Acquire Baseband and RF Technology Leader Icera

 NVIDIA announced this morning that it has agreed to acquire Icera, a leading innovator of top-performing baseband processors for 3G and 4G cellular phones and tablets. Icera has more than 550 patents granted or pending worldwide, and its high speed wireless-modem products have been approved by more than 50 carriers across the globe. By combining [...]

March 25th, 2011, 1:06 PM

ASUS Introduces the Eee Pad Transformer

ASUS is excited to announce the launch* of the Eee Pad Transformer, the best tablet choice for users looking for media consumption and mobile productivity in an elegant yet versatile design. The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer features the powerful and responsive Android 3.0 operating system, an optional expandable keyboard docking station, and ASUS’ intuitive Waveshare [...]

March 10th, 2011, 12:46 PM

ViewSonic Delivers the Best of Both Worlds With ViewPad 10 Tablet

ViewSonic Corp. today announced North American availability of the ViewPad 10. Giving users a choice between Windows 7 and Google Android within the same device, this 10.1″ dual-boot tablet is ideal for maximizing business productivity alongside entertainment. “The lines of professional and personal life are blurring, which creates a need for devices that are suited for [...]