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  • What is Dell's Inspiron Duo, and Does It Stand a Chance?

    The Dell Inspiron Duo tablet (or is it a netbook?) will be officially released November 23, <a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-20022898-64.html">CNET says</a>, citing "industry sources familiar with the launch plans."

  • Lenovo IdeaPad U260: Weight of a netbook, power of a laptop

    Lenovo Monday released an ultraportable with the weight of a netbook and the power of a laptop. The Lenovo IdeaPad U260 sports luxurious trim, and is aimed at consumers as interested in fashion as much as they are functionality.

  • Micro Express NBL5100

    Micro Express's NBL5100 is a remarkably solid brick of a machine for $1199 (as of November 15, 2010). A matte-black block, this desktop replacement laptop makes a clear statement: You do not care about looks. And that isn't even the "I don't care about looks" deliberateness of ThinkPads. You simply do not care how your laptop looks. Unfortunately, although the NBL5100 has a lot of elements I enjoyed, its operating system holds it back. I can only guess that Micro Express's designers cut a few corners that they shouldn't have.

  • iPad shows age in Blackberry PlayBook video

    Research in Motion is taking shots at Apple with its new Blackberry PlayBook video, in which it shows how the PlayBook's web browser embarrasses the iPad's in speed tests.

  • Apple accelerates launch of new products in China

    Apple products are hitting the Chinese market faster than they used to, with the company's latest version of its MacBook Air scheduled to be released in the country this month.

  • UK retailer pulls Toshiba Folio 100 tablet from stores

    U.K.-based consumer electronics vendor Dixon's Retail on Monday confirmed that is has pulled Toshiba's Folio 100 tablet from store shelves because of high return rates.

  • Lenovo’s LePad tablet due in US in 2011

    It's no secret Lenovo has its eye on the tablet market, and now China's biggest PC manufacturer appears ready to challenge Apple's iPad in the U.S. The company's LePad, an Android-based slate announced in July, will arrive stateside next year.

  • Froyo coming soon to Dell Streak

    Dell's Streak will soon be powered by Froyo! Dell announced that Froyo will begin rolling out Froyo to its half-tablet-half-smartphone Streak by the end of the month. The 5-inch smartphone-tablet crossover launched this summer, and originally shipped with Android 1.6. In September Dell offered a limited update to version 2.1, but it was not without its troubles.

  • Cisco's Cius business tablet to ship in March

    Cisco Systems on Monday said its Cius tablet, which is targeted at businesses, will become generally available starting in March.

  • NEC shows LifeTouch Android-based tablet

    Japan's NEC has developed an Android-based tablet computer and will begin shipping it in Japan this month.

  • Wall Street Beat: Cisco stirs worry, but forecasts solid

    Word of slowing growth from Cisco put the brakes on the tech rally in the markets, but Lenovo results and forecasts for the mobile, online and consumer electronics markets suggest that IT's recovery from the recession still has legs.

  • Galaxy Tab reviews the anti-iPad has come

    The reviews are in and the Samsung Galaxy Tab one-panel slate is a hit, mostly. Reviewers don't appear to be bothered by the Galaxy Tab's diminutive size compared to the iPad, no matter what Apple CEO Steve Jobs says. And most see the Galaxy Tab as a credible competitor to the iPad. Will the Galaxy Tab win over your heart? Will Samsung sell one million Galaxy Tabs before the end of the year, or will the electronics maker be forced to come out with a 10-inch Galaxy Tab in the near future?

  • BlackBerry PlayBook tablet: 10 key features and facts

    Anxious to get your thumbs on Research In Motion's (RIM) first BlackBerry tablet, the PlayBook?

  • Polycom delivers video applications for Samsung tablets

    Digital convergence technologies provider Samsung Electronics and unified communications (UC) provider Polycom have teamed up on delivering UC solutions for mobile platforms.

  • BlackBerry PlayBook to sell for under $US500: iPad beware!

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) plans to undercut Apple's iPad pricing when its PlayBook tablet launches next year, according to a BusinessWeek report.