Computex 2010: Keeping up with gadgets (roundup)

Gadget makers gather in Taipei show off their latest wares, with a focus this year on tablets, e-readers, and other portable devices.

Gadget makers gather in Taipei to show off their latest wares, with a focus this year on tablets, e-readers, and other portable devices.

PixelQi display, now with touch screen

Despite not having a single retail model sporting its display yet, the company showcased prototype models sporting next-generation PixelQi screens.
(Posted in Crave by Darius Chang)
June 3, 2010 4:06 PM PDT

Aiptek 3D camcorder: Three guesses what it does

The 3D is a budget, USB mini-camcorder--with an extra dimension. The Aiptek sees double with two lenses and two 5-megapixel CMOS sensors, both recording high-definition 720p footage.
(Posted in Crave by Rich Trenholm)
June 2, 2010 12:55 PM PDT

Toshiba's flexible display bends to zoom

While most companies are happy to produce flexible displays, Toshiba is going a step further by making use of the bending action to initiate zoom features.
(Posted in Crave by Darius Chang)
June 2, 2010 10:20 AM PDT

Intel seeks consumers for MeeGo

Speaking at Computex 2010, Intel's Peter Biddle says he's not worried about attracting developers for the open-source platform. Rather, he said, "we need more consumers."
(Posted in Business Tech by Kevin Kwang)
June 2, 2010 7:09 AM PDT

Google's Android favored for phones, tablets

The Android operating system is favored for smartphones and tablets, according to an analyst, and a report citing comments from Nvidia's CEO.
(Posted in Nanotech: The Circuits Blog by Brooke Crothers)
June 1, 2010 9:30 PM PDT

LG pumps out Windows 7 tablet

LG UX10 sports a 10.1-inch capacitive touch screen, 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z530 processor, 1GB RAM and Windows 7 Home Premium operating system.
(Posted in Crave by Darius Chang)
June 1, 2010 12:27 PM PDT

Computex laptop and tablet highlights

There are many intriguing new laptops, tablets, and related mobile computing devices currently on display at Computex. Here are a few show highlights.
(Posted in Crave by Dan Ackerman)
June 1, 2010 12:25 PM PDT

Sony, Samsung, Nvidia turn your camera 3D

existing Sony and Samsung models will soon benefit from post-processing that will give an extra dimension to 2D snaps and video after they've been taken.
(Posted in Crave by Rich Trenholm)
June 1, 2010 11:52 AM PDT

China's Hanwang unveils new e-book reader

Chinese e-reader vendor Hanwang joins forces with chipmaker Marvell to introduce a new mass market device for its homeland and beyond.
(Posted in Crave by Lance Whitney)
June 1, 2010 9:13 AM PDT

Intel, Qualcomm go dual-core for small devices

Both companies are announcing new dual-core processors for small devices, upping the performance potential for ultra-mobile computing.
(Posted in Nanotech: The Circuits Blog by Brooke Crothers)
May 31, 2010 9:00 PM PDT

Can Asus take on iPad with Eee Pad, Eee Tablet?

It wasn't exactly a surprise that Asus announced its latest touch-screen tablet offerings. What was surprising to some is that the company is splitting its slate-style PCs into two distinct brands.
(Posted in Crave by Dan Ackerman)
May 31, 2010 9:48 AM PDT

Acer: No Chrome OS device from us at Computex

Despite previous reports, Acer says it will not demonstrate or launch a Netbook or tablet running Google's operating system at the June event.
(Posted in Circuit Breaker by Erica Ogg)
May 17, 2010 12:45 PM PDT

Dual-core Intel Netbook chip due by June

Netbooks will move away from single-core Atom processors, which provide good battery life but lack the performance of multicore chips.
(Posted in Nanotech: The Circuits Blog by Brooke Crothers)
May 7, 2010 12:12 PM PDT
 

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