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Acer Aspire One E100 Education netbook dual-boots Windows & Android

Acer Aspire One E100 Education netbook dual-boots Windows & Android

Acer has unveiled its latest netbook, the Aspire One E100 Education, and as the name suggests it's targeted at classrooms. The 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 ultraportable dual-boots Windows 7 and Android - the latter being positioned as an instant-on option for quick browsing - and can be specified with a rubberized coating for bump protection; there's also a pocket into which a student can slot their name card, so that multiple E100 units don't get confused.

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bModo 12G Windows 7 tablet gets video demo

bModo 12G Windows 7 tablet gets video demo

With the tablet torrent at CES 2011 we'll admit to having forgotten about bModo's 12G tablet, announced in October last year, but the 11.6-inch Windows 7 slate has now shown up for a full review. AllTouchTablet picked up the $849.99 slate - which runs a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N450 single-core CPU with 2GB of RAM and Broadcom's CrystalHD video accelerator - and found the Windows experience to be pretty solid, with media playback impressing.

Video demo after the cut

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Nokia N9 now packing 1.2GHz Intel Atom for MWC 2011 reveal?

Nokia N9 now packing 1.2GHz Intel Atom for MWC 2011 reveal?

Nokia's MeeGo-based N9 flagship smartphone has hit a few hurdles along the way; originally the company hoped to have a MeeGo device on the market by the end of 2010, a window that slipped to 2011. Initially, the N9 was expected to use a Texas Instruments OMAP processor, as with its existing handsets. However, according to Finnish magazine Prosessori, Nokia has junked the TI chip and opted instead to power the N9 with a 1.2GHz Intel Atom processor

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Intel Atom Windows 8 smartphones on horizon

Intel Atom Windows 8 smartphones on horizon

Intel has announced ambitions to see Windows 8 - the next-gen version of the Microsoft desktop OS - on smartphones based on its own SoC, with CEO Paul Otellini describing the prospect as "an upside opportunity for us." According to PC Pro, Otellini expects that Intel's low-power Atom processors - as found in the OCOSMOS OSC1 - will be ideally suited to Microsoft's promised "designed-from-scratch, touch-enabled" OS.

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ASUS Sirocco netbook is Eee PC 1015PW?

ASUS Sirocco netbook is Eee PC 1015PW?

ASUS' upcoming "Sirocco" Eee PC may well be the the Eee PC 1005PW 1015PW, according to the latest tips, with the dune-textured netbooks getting an unofficial pre-unveil preview. According to imidoresc, the ASUS Eee PC 1015PW Sirocco will be a 10.1-inch WSVGA netbook with Intel's Atom N550 processor and up to 10hrs battery life.

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Evolve III Maestro can’t choose between Windows 7, MeeGo & Android: picks all three [Video]

Evolve III Maestro can’t choose between Windows 7, MeeGo & Android: picks all three [Video]

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.

Video demo after the cut

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Acer & ASUS snub Oak Trail Atom despite Intel price cuts?

Acer & ASUS snub Oak Trail Atom despite Intel price cuts?

Acer and ASUS have reportedly snubbed Intel's efforts to push Oak Trail Atom processors for tablet PCs, despite rumored price cuts on the chips that bring them into line with what NVIDIA is asking for Tegra 2. According to DigiTimes' sources, manufacturers are reluctant to consider Oak Trail given it is out-performed by the second-gen Tegra chip, and itself due for replacement in September 2011 by Cedar Trail-M.

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SlashGear Week in Review- Week 2 2011

SlashGear Week in Review- Week 2 2011

Welcome to the second edition of the Week in Review of 2011. This week was CES 2011 so we have tons of cool new gear to talk about. One of the coolest DIY projects I have ever seen is the Return of the Jedi lightsaber made by Bradley Lewis. He made the thing out of machined aluminum parts and it has a removable blade.

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OCOSMOS OSC9 Tablet PC hands-on

OCOSMOS OSC9 Tablet PC hands-on

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.

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OCOSMOS OSC1 TC hands-on

OCOSMOS OSC1 TC hands-on

OCOSMOS' OSC1 Tiny Computer (TC) may have dropped the physical QWERTY keyboard - something we're not quite ready to forgive them for - but it's still an intriguing compact handheld. Straddling the line between UMPC and portable games console, the Intel Oak Trail powered internet device may look like an oversized smartphone, but inside there's a full Windows 7 install. Check out our first impressions after the cut.

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OCOSMOS OSC1 TC and OSC9 get official: tiny Oak Trail gaming tablets

OCOSMOS OSC1 TC and OSC9 get official: tiny Oak Trail gaming tablets

OCOSMOS has officially announced its two mobile PCs, the OCOSMOS OSC1 Tiny Computer (TC) and OCOSMOS OSC9 Tablet PC. The OSC1 TC runs an Oak Trail Intel Atom processor with a 5-inch 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen, on-screen QWERTY keyboard and twin cameras, while the OSC9 has a 9-inch 1024 x 768 multitouch capacitive touchscreen, detachable QWERTY controller with virtual keyboard, and a companion pouch with space for a spare battery.

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OpenPeak OpenTablet 10: Android on Moorestown with outdoor-viewable display

OpenPeak OpenTablet 10: Android on Moorestown with outdoor-viewable display

We grabbed some time with OpenPeak's OpenTablet 7 back in September, but now there's a 10-inch version making its debut at CES 2011. The OpenPeak OpenTablet 10 has a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen, a transflective LCD for easier outdoor viewing, and runs an unspecified version of Android on Intel's new Moorestown Atom processors. The display not only recognizes multitouch finger input but control from an electrostatic pen.

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