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ASUS 13-inch NVIDIA Android laptop in works; Samsung, Toshiba & Acer planning similar?

ASUS 13-inch NVIDIA Android laptop in works; Samsung, Toshiba & Acer planning similar?

Samsung, Toshiba, ASUS and Acer are all readying ARM-based laptops hoping to restore the reputation of the little-loved "smartbook" segment, according to the latest talk in Taipei. According to DigiTimes' sources, ASUS has prepared a 13-inch notebook using an unspecified NVIDIA chip - potentially the quad-core Kal-El expected to show up in commercial hardware from August - and running Android, with a launch toward the end of 2011.

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Toshiba axed Google Chromebook and Windows 7 tablet plans?

Toshiba axed Google Chromebook and Windows 7 tablet plans?

Toshiba has ditched its Windows 7 tablet PC and Google Chromebook plans, according to the latest roadmap rumors, having been burned before on new segment experiments like Android smartbooks. The scheduled products have already been deleted from the agenda, according to DigiTimes' sources, while the Windows 7 tablet Toshiba demonstrated back at CES 2011 may be delayed or in fact never released at all.

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Toshiba Folio 100 hands-on [Video]

Toshiba Folio 100 hands-on [Video]

Toshiba launched their Folio 100 smartpad earlier this week, and we grabbed some hands-on time with the Android 2.2 Froyo table at IFA 2010 today.  The second significant Android slate of the day - after we played with the smaller Samsung Galaxy Tab earlier on - it's a bigger beast too, with a 10-inch capacitive touchscreen (with 4-point multitouch) and NVIDIA's Tegra 2 chipset like its AC100 sibling.  The good news is that it's a reasonably decent slate; the bad is that it looks like it won't be reaching the US.

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Toshiba Smart Pad tablet prototype shown; due before October 2010

Toshiba Smart Pad tablet prototype shown; due before October 2010

Back when we got our first glimpse of the Toshiba Libretto W100 and the Android-based AC100, what we didn't get to see was a prototype of the company's new touchscreen slate.  That's been wheeled out over in Australia, with the company's Managing Director for the country, Mark Whittard, whipping out the iPad-like tablet and suggesting it would hit the market before October 2010.

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Two Toshiba ARM tablets & Lenovo smartbook 1.5GHz resurrection tipped

Two Toshiba ARM tablets & Lenovo smartbook 1.5GHz resurrection tipped

Smartbook rumors a-plenty this morning, as Toshiba and Lenovo's plans for the rest of 2010 seep out of Taipei.  According to DigiTimes' sources, while Toshiba has already shown its first smartbook - which it insists on calling a MID - the Tegra 250 based AC100, the company is also apparently preparing two ARM-based tablet PCs for launch by the end of the year.  Meanwhile, Lenovo's mysterious plans for their own smartbooks have been linked with faster Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.

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Libretto W100: has Toshiba delivered Courier?

Libretto W100: has Toshiba delivered Courier?

Put the promo shots of the new Toshiba Libretto W100 next to the leaked renders of Microsoft's Courier project and you'd be forgiven for assuming one is the production version of the other.  When I talked to Toshiba late last week at a preview for the new Libretto, however, they were keen to distance their new gadget from what was described by one team member as "only ever a design study".  Of course, two screens and a finger-friendly interface mean the product and the project will inevitably be compared, so just how well does the Libretto W100 live up to the Courier promise, and - more importantly perhaps - where does it most significantly fall short?

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 22 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 22 2011

Well hello there all you morning readers, haven't seen you around for a while! We've been to Barcelona and back and now we're back in the New York Groove to get you all the news you want in the tiny package you love the best - SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up! Have a look at a HTC Inspire 4G Review, the winners of the Android Community Big Fat Android Toy Giveaway #1, and the Motorola XOOM Street Egg Ad that'll swallow you up whole! Don't forget the odd Motorola Roadster [In-Car Bluetooth Speakerphone] Review - talk in your car all day! Have a look at a slew of Lenovo item releases: the ThinkPad W520 quadcore desktop replacement, the Lenovo ThinkPad T420s, T420 and T520, and the Lenovo ThinkPad L420 and L520 entry-level notebooks. All of them very black with a red nose. Then while you're mind is still at it, get the official price of the Verizon released Motorola XOOM.

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Tegra 2 Isn’t Enough

Tegra 2 Isn’t Enough

It's easy to get swept up in the hardware race. Several years ago it was PCs and then notebooks; now it's smartphones and tablets chomping at the bit to clash spec sheets. CES 2011 is expected to bring dual-core mobile CPUs to the fore, with NVIDIA's Tegra 2 cropping up inside devices like the LG Optimus 2X and slates including Notion Ink's much-anticipated Adam. Yet, despite the hype, it's finally dawning that Tegra 2 - or, indeed, any of the new dual-core chips - isn't enough.

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