South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper says Samsung is willing to pay $10 per Android handset if Microsoft agrees to a closer alliance on Windows.
The software giant signs an agreement with Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron to cover patents also related to Google's other operating system, Chrome OS.
Despite the solid construction and the included GPS system, the sheer sticker shock of the Itronix Hummer GoBook VR-1 restricts its target audience to Hummer fetishists and construction-site foremen.
The GoBook XR-1 gets refreshed and rebranded as the GD8000.
Panasonic upgrades its Toughbook line, and General Dynamics shows off a tiny drop and spill-proof notebook.
A Hummer that fits in your lap
The "ruggedized" GoBook II can take a pounding, but it's huge and expensive. Don't consider it unless you have extreme computing needs.
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