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 [...]

February 22nd, 2011, 12:30 PM

Lenovo Announces Sandy Bridge Thinkpads with 30 Hour Battery

Lenovo has announced a new line of six Sandy Bridge based Thinkpad notebooks designed for business users and scheduled for release in March. The models include the 14-inch T420s (ultrathin), T420, L420 which feature screen resolutions of up to 1600×900 along with the 15.6-inch T520, L520 and W520 all capable of 1920×1080. All models will [...]

February 17th, 2011, 1:50 PM

NVIDIA Announces Roadmap for Tegra – Quad Core Mobile Processor Lined Up

At the Mobile World Congress this week, NVIDIA was not only the talk of the show due to their overwhelming presence in tablets, but with the successful launching of Tegra 2, the company has announced its entire known mobile roadmap, including a quad core mobile chip before the end of the year. NVIDIA’s entrance as [...]