Computex

Pixel Qi 3qi wide-angle display gets video demo [Update: Tablet demo too]

Pixel Qi 3qi wide-angle display gets video demo [Update: Tablet demo too]

Pixel Qi have been demonstrating the latest version of their 3qi display at Computex 2010, complete with its wider viewing angles, and going by jkkmobile's reaction the new screen is a success.  As with previous versions, the new panel has indoor/outdoor functionality including a backlight-off mode for prolonging battery life, but it's also much easier to see from the side judging by Pixel Qi's demo prototypes.

Update: Added demo video of Pixel Qi's new tablet reference design after the cut.

Video demo after the cut

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Windows and Intel tablets to take spotlight at Computex with Android tablets in shadows

Windows and Intel tablets to take spotlight at Computex with Android tablets in shadows

With the track record of anti-competitive practices of both Intel and Microsoft along with the long running allegations that the two firms use persuasion and massive discounts to block competitor's products from the market, there are many would will not be surprised at allegations coming out ahead of Computex. We have talked already about the MSI tablet and the Asus Eee pad that are set to debut at Computex before.

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Acer Will Not be Bringing Chrome OS Device to Computex 2010

Acer Will Not be Bringing Chrome OS Device to Computex 2010

Well, this is a bit disappointing. We had originally brought you a report that Acer could be bringing a Chrome OS-based device to the Computex show this year, but apparently that's not the case at all. In fact, Acer wanted to make sure that there wasn't any confusion regarding the subject anymore, so they issued a release informing those who care that they won't be bringing a Chrome OS device to Computex 2010.

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Acer Could Bring Chrome OS Device to Computex 2010

Acer Could Bring Chrome OS Device to Computex 2010

Looks like Acer's goals of being the first netbook on the market with Chrome OS installed are closer to becoming a reality. According to a report coming out of VentureBeat, it looks like the company is all ready, willing and able to get the Google Operating System out of the gate, and they want to do it as soon as humanly possible. What does that mean for the rest of us? Just a few short weeks.

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