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Lenovo and NEC team up for PCs and smartphones

Lenovo and NEC team up for PCs and smartphones

During a news conference earlier today, Lenovo CEO announced that they are forming a joint venture with NEC to focus on increasing sales of personal computers in Japan. With the market focused on mobile products, the joint venture has expressed interest in pursuing developments in that arena as well.

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NEC Avio Thermo Mirror tells you you’re hot

NEC Avio Thermo Mirror tells you you’re hot

"Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the hottest of them all?" Brothers Grimm style questions will soon be answerable by NEC Avio's Thermo Mirror SX-01, which bundles a contact-free digital thermometer inside a mirror so as to make checking for flu symptoms more straightforward for businesses and public venues.

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NEC LT-W Cloud Communicator dual-screen Android tablet detailed

NEC LT-W Cloud Communicator dual-screen Android tablet detailed

NEC has spilled the beans on its promised dual-display Android tablet, the NEC LT-W Cloud Communicator. Based around two 7-inch resistive 800 x 600 touchscreens and a clamshell hinge, the new tablet runs Android 2.1 on an ARM Cortex A8 processor.

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NEC Dual-Screen Cloud Communicator Tablet & New Marketplace to be Shown off at CES 2011

NEC Dual-Screen Cloud Communicator Tablet & New Marketplace to be Shown off at CES 2011

The CES 2011 announcements seem to be popping up quite a bit today. With Motorola going on the offensive with their tablet desires, we now have NEC announcing that not only will they be showing up at next year's CES, but that they'll be bringing with them quite a few toys. Besides the mention of a "new Android application marketplace," one of the bigger mentions is the dual-LCD-screen Android tablet.

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The Daily Slash: December 17 2010

The Daily Slash: December 17 2010

Behold! TRON: LEGACY in a full review by Philip! Don't like new movies? Perhaps you'd care for an Utterly Odd Assortment of Star Wars Props up for auction now? Eyeballs included! Oh dear! Did you not buy all your Christmas gifts yet? Have Avi Greengart help you out with a Last Minute, Non-Obvious Holiday Gift Guide! Or maybe you're all done and just want to World of Warcraft: Cataclysm free for ten days? Maybe you're a winner of a SlashGear Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z and you don't even know it! Nexus S in your pocket? Maybe you'd like some Optimized Kernel Voodoo? All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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NEC LifeTouch dual-screen Android tablet tipped for CES 2011

NEC LifeTouch dual-screen Android tablet tipped for CES 2011

NEC has announced plans to bring a dual-screen Android tablet to CES 2011. The tablet, which we've mocked up in the image below, will carry the same NEC LifeTouch branding as the company's existing single-screen LifeTouch slate, but have a pair of 7-inch touchscreens along with WiFi, Bluetooth and 3G connectivity.

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NEC Smartia gives Cloud Communicator tablet an expensive consumer focus

NEC Smartia gives Cloud Communicator tablet an expensive consumer focus

NEC's tablet plans have crossed over into their consumer line-up, with the 7-inch Cloud Communicator getting a rebrand as the NEC Smartia. Specifications for the Smartia are unchanged - you still get Android 2.1 on a WVGA resistive touchscreen, for instance - but the UI has been tweaked and there's the Andronavi app store. Unfortunately, NEC is being rather too ambitious with their pricing.

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NEC Cloud LifeTouch cloud communicator gets felt up on video

NEC Cloud LifeTouch cloud communicator gets felt up on video

We have already talked a bit about the NEC LifeTouch cloud communicator Android tablet. The thing surfaced last week and looks pretty interesting. We know that the tablet runs Android 2.1 and has a 7-inch screen. NEC has already told us the thing is pen enabled and it runs a Cortex A8 CPU at 600MHz.

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NEC LifeTouch Android tablet “cloud communicator” revealed

NEC LifeTouch Android tablet “cloud communicator” revealed

It's been a long time since NEC promised a cloud-centric tablet - over 12 months ago, in fact - but the NEC LifeTouch is finally near. A 7-inch WVGA touchscreen slate running Android 2.1 (it's described as "pen operable" so we're guessing NEC is using a resistive touchscreen), the LifeTouch is targeted at Japanese corporate customers who will use the tablet as a mobile email, shopping, communications and systems-monitoring device.

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NEC debuts new Mate AIO and VersaPro Ultralite notebook

NEC debuts new Mate AIO and VersaPro Ultralite notebook

NEC has unveiled a couple new computers in Japan including the Mate AIO and the VersaPro UltraLite notebook. The AIO Mate computer has a 19-inch LCD with Intel Core i5 processor inside that helps it to save 24% on power compared to previous models. The LCD of the AIO also has a sensor that turns itself off when the user steps away.

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NEC PanelDirector IDs viewers & serves personalized adverts, Minority Report style

NEC PanelDirector IDs viewers & serves personalized adverts, Minority Report style

Minority Report may have tickled us with its floating multitouch displays, but it also warned us of what might happen when adverts start recognizing us.  Unfortunately, it seems NEC didn't heed Tom Cruise, and has developed a new individual-recognizing system for their PanelDirector advertising system.  The prototype can identify the age and gender of the people currently looking at the screens, and serve up contextually-suitable adverts.

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NEC unveils 3D Valuestar computers

NEC unveils 3D Valuestar computers

NEC has unveils three new desktop computers that use 3D technology and a couple of them don't require expensive active 3D glasses. The first of the new 3D machines is the Valuestar L which is a high-end model using NVIDI A3D Vision. The machine has a 1920 x 1200 resolution screen measuring 23-inches with a 120Hz refresh rate. It supports 3D films and games.

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