ViewSonic has officially launched the ViewPad 7x, the company's 7-inch Android Honeycomb tablet leaked earlier this month, along with bringing its new dual-booting 10-inch slate, the ViewPad 10Pro. The ViewPad 7x packs NVIDIA's Tegra 2 processor along with HSPA+, HDMI and a 1024 x 600 display, while the ViewPad 10Pro gets a 1.5GHz Intel Oak Trail Z670 processor running either Windows 7 Pro or Android 2.2.
Early last month we talked about AMD possibly heading into the tablet market, with announcements brewing up as Computex 2011 approaches. Well, it looks to be the case now that a massive multi-page company roadmap for AMD has been leaked. Currently, the company has its C-30 and C-50 chips aimed at the notebooks market that includes an iterated AMD Radeon graphics core capable of handling 3D graphics acceleration and 1080p video playback.
Samsung's Sliding PC 7 tablet, announced back at CES 2011 in January, has gone up for pre-order at Amazon, priced at at $649. The Windows 7 based TX100 - listed as the "Series 7 XE700Z0A-A01US Tablet PC" - has a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768 capacitive touchscreen and, in this particular SKU, a 1.5GHz Intel Atom Z670 Oak Trail processor paired with 2GB of DDR2 memory and a 32GB SSD.
Details of two 10-inch Dell tablets, one based on Intel's Oak Trail and the other on NVIDIA's incoming Tegra T25, have emerged. According to the tablet roadmap, acquired by Android Central, the Dell Latitude ST is expected to arrive in October running Windows 7 on a 1.5GHz Oak Trail chip, while the Dell Streak Pro will run Android 3.0 Honeycomb on the Tegra T25 and land in June. The leak comes amid Dell CEO Michael Dell admitting that he "didn't completely" predict the "rapid rise of the tablet" and predicted that Android would squash Apple's iPad.
This week in science: a very different kind of "mystery meat", the climate dangers of contrails, and and artificial leaf that does more than make your office look nicer. And robots: a robot that puts the "personal" in PC, a robot that can build other robots, and a robot that makes paper airplanes (but is not a slacker). Also, fighting fire with electricity, a floating solar power plant and T-Rex's new cousin. Stay tuned!
How many OSes are too many on a tablet? Evolve III reckons three should be sufficient: its Maestro slate usually spends its time in Windows 7, but can also boot into MeeGo or Android depending on the user's mood and inclination. Demonstrated in all its triple-boot splendor to Geek at CES 2011, the Evolve III Maestro runs Intel's Atom N475 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and a 32GB SSD.
It's a wild day for Android. Watch out! Two things! Get your wacky conspiracy theory on in the German Android 2.4 Nexus S Phone [Developments Thread], then check out the horrible doings of DavinciDevelopers the app theif! Then if you're thinking about playing some games at home and NOT everywhere else in the world you can dream of, you could take a peek at a column by Don Reisinger, My Kinect Is Already Collecting Dust. Discover as you become able to watch official music videos on YouTube on your Android machine. See as T-Mobile slaps Verizon and ATT in the face with their awesome HWPA+ 4G service with a giggly advertisement. It's a rather punchy, wacky, spittin, and kickin day. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!
See! As a possible new Samsung GT-i9023 - a possible Nexus S with Android 2.4, Hits FCC! The furtherance of this rumor shall be unfolding today, just you wait! We've got a hunch over at Android Community. See! The Sony PSP2 power up to levels equal to the PS3 and the PS3 Hacker Case continue to unfold! What about the PlayStation Phone? Just you wait. See! As a fabulously sleek looking Mystery Verizon Phone is found in Latest HTC Sync Update! Will it have a colorful background on it when you take it out of the box? You can bet on that. All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!
OCOSMOS' second Windows 7 tablet is another interesting one; bigger than the OSC1 with a 9-inch 1024 x 768 screen, and coming with a folio case that hides space for a spare battery and a wireless remote control pad. Check out our hands-on feedback after the cut.
What a week! While a few of us on the R3 crew were rolling around in different parts of the world that weren't Vegas, the bulk were rolling hard at CES 2011! The Consumer Electronics Show had blasts of this, slips of that, and a wacky array of stories and happenings that shall forever go down in the history books as a CES to be clicked with! How ever in the world will we organize all of this information? How about one big monster of a list of links, for starters? Who could we call for such a tast, hm? So much exclusive content, so much time time - I know! The Daily Slash! Get one of the biggest heaping helpings you've ever seen, below!
This isn't the first and it isn't going to be the last roundup post of CES news and info for this season. It's one big thwack. Comb with me, if you will, through the content and devour the ingredients. Joy! PREVIEW: my favorite is the Notion Ink Adam hands-on at CES 2011 - wowie!