Why You'll Be Seeing TI's OMAP Chipset in More Cars and Fewer…

Texas Instrument's OMAP4 mobile chipset is quite good. In fact, you'll be seeing it in the Kindle Fire HD. But despite the technical proficiency of that piece of silicon, the company has bigger plans for its technology than just tablets and smartphones: it wants to be in cars. » 9/26/12 11:16am 9/26/12 11:16am

Archos' G9 Android Tablets Have Superfast Processors and... Hard Drives?

Archos Android tablets. Typically considered also-rans, but these things do have a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and up to 250GB harddrives. » 9/15/11 10:16am 9/15/11 10:16am

Can Intel Compete in a Mobile ARMs Race?

Both Apple's iPhone and iPad and Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips are based on ARM architecture, as are almost all cell phone processors. But where is Intel and the x86? Can the world's largest semiconductor company thwart the public's embrace of ARM? » 9/15/10 9:00am 9/15/10 9:00am

Bug Labs Build-Your-Own-Gadget System 2.0: Hello, Android

BUG 2.0, the second version of Bug Labs' Lego set for hardware hobbyists, is here, and it's two things the first one wasn't: blazing fast—and powerful as a Droid, to be specific—and ready for Android. » 2/15/10 8:21am 2/15/10 8:21am

Always Innovating Half-Netbook, Half-Tablet Ships In July, Still $300

Always Innovating has hit on something very interesting with its Touch Book tablet, a sparingly-spec'd touchscreen device with a detachable keyboard, embedded Linux OS and impressively low $300 price. But, oh god, they said it'd ship by now! Don't worry. » 6/25/09 9:40am 6/25/09 9:40am