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Speakal BTS8 puts Windows 7 in a desk phone

Speakal BTS8 puts Windows 7 in a desk phone

We can't say we've ever looked at our desk phone and thought "this would be so much better with Windows 7 installed" but perhaps that's why we hardly use a landline any more. Speakal reckon there's still life in the desk phone yet, and its BTS8 "phone/personal computer hybrid" packs a 5-inch LCD display, Windows 7, a Skype-capable webcam and more.

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Viliv X7 and X10 Android tablets, X70 Win7 tablet, get official

Viliv X7 and X10 Android tablets, X70 Win7 tablet, get official

Viliv has outed its range of three new tablets at CES 2011 this week, as promised, the Viliv X7 Android Tablet, Viliv X10 Android Tablet, and the Viliv X70 Windows 7 Slate. Each Android tablet is powered by a 1GHz Samsung Cortex-A8 processor with Power VR SGX 540 GPU and 512MB of memory, the X7 having a 7-inch, 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen while the X10 has a 10.2-inch 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen. Meanwhile, the X70 Windows 7 slate runs an unspecified "next-gen" Intel CPU with a 7-inch 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen.

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CES 2011: The Tablet Reboot

CES 2011: The Tablet Reboot

We're having a do-over. 2010 was meant to be the year of the tablet, but it turned out to be something of a flop unless you love iOS. Predictions that we'd see dozens of Android slates turned out to be only partially true: yes, there were tablets a-plenty, but recognizable brand names were generally absent and the flush of OEM models seldom made it onto store shelves. Samsung pushed ahead with the Galaxy Tab, and succeeded in showing us that, while there's room for more than just the iPad on the market, you really need to have a team of software engineers on hand to fettle Android in order to claim your place.

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OCOSMOS OSC1 Win7 Oak Trail MID coming to CES 2011

OCOSMOS OSC1 Win7 Oak Trail MID coming to CES 2011

It's been a while since we've heard from OCOSMOS, after the company's compact MID was briefly flashed at IDF 2010, but it seems the OSC1 will be representing Windows 7 at CES 2011 later this week. Based on Intel's 1.5GHz or 1.9GHz Oak Trail processors, the OSC1 has a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen running at 1024 x 768 and promises not only web browsing and messaging but Office and even gaming.

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Dell Windows 7 tablet rumors reignite amid enterprise push

Dell Windows 7 tablet rumors reignite amid enterprise push

All eyes may be on Dell's Streak 7 (aka M02M "Looking Glass") Android tablet, but the company isn't ignoring its enterprise customers either. More Dell Windows tablet rumors have emerged, this time with DigiTimes describing the company as - along with RIM and the PlayBook - "the most active brand" in the segment. Last we heard, Dell were tipped to be providing tablet hardware for Steve Ballmer to demonstrate during the Microsoft CES 2011 keynote.

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ASUS Eee Pad EP71, EP101, EP102 and EP121 get short-lived tease

ASUS Eee Pad EP71, EP101, EP102 and EP121 get short-lived tease

ASUS has let slip more details about its upcoming CES 2011 tablet range, publishing - and then yanking - a video partially detailing the new Eee Pad EP71, EP101, EP102 and EP121 models. NetbookNews and Notebook Italia grabbed the best bits before the video disappeared; the Eee Pad EP101 and EP102 will each run Android on a 10-inch display, the EP101 having a dockable keyboard while the EP102 has a slide-out keyboard.

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Lenovo IdeaPad U260 Hands-On and Unboxing

Lenovo IdeaPad U260 Hands-On and Unboxing

Take a look with me at this lovely ultraportable Lenovo laptop by the name of IdeaPad U260. This particular model comes in Clementine Orange and Mocha Brown, the one you're about to see being the fabulous former. This notebook comes in your choice of Intel’s 1.33GHz Core i3-380UM or 1.33GHz to 1.86GHz Core i5-470UM processors, a Core i7 option up to 4GB of DDR3 memory and a standard 320GB 5,400rpm hard-drive (or 128GB SSD).

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IN Media debuts new Windows 7 tablet

IN Media debuts new Windows 7 tablet

If you are keen to get in on the tablet parade that is going on, but you want a machine that is a bit more suited to the apps you are used to running on your PC, IN Media has announced a new Windows 7 tablet that will be coming soon. The tablet is called simply The Tablet PC and it runs the full Windows 7 OS. It has an Intel Atom 1.66GHz CPU inside.

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ASUS, MSI and ECS tablet plans tipped: Android, Windows 7 and Tegra 2 galore

ASUS, MSI and ECS tablet plans tipped: Android, Windows 7 and Tegra 2 galore

ASUS may have been content to tease details of its Eee Pad EP121 tablet, but other sources aren't quite so restrained. According to DigiTimes, the ASUS EP121 is targeted at enterprise customers - hence the content creation focus and Windows 7 - while two $499 to $599 10-inch Eee Pads will take on the consumer side from March 2011. One will run Windows 7 on Intel Oak Trail chips, while the other will run Android on NVIDIa's Tegra 2. ASUS won't be the only ones with a tablet presence, either; ECS and MSI are also tipped to be bringing slates to the show.

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