The Coby Kyros tablet offers a large screen for relatively little money, but it's a bad proposition at any price.
The Coby Kyros Internet Touchscreen tablet runs Android 2.1 and has a screen resolution of 800x480 pixels.
A YouTube video of a "social experiment" exploring the vulnerability of underage kids to predators on social networks gets more than 17 million views in just two days.
Even with the lowered expectations of its sub-$100 pricetag, the Coby TF-7307 fails to deliver as a no-frills bargain DVD player.
The two companies will share intellectual property on a "broad range of products and services," including those for certain digital imaging and mobile consumer products.
The MID1042 by Coby is a basic tablet for basic use.
Coby's Kyros MID7042 is a minimalist tablet that starts at about $110.
Coby's MID7012 tablet is a minimalist device that starts at around $85.
Two more consumer-electronics firms pony up to get rights to Microsoft's patents covering devices running Chrome and Android.