Hands-On the $170 ViewSonic Tablet I Wanted to Love, But Couldn't

When we found out about ViewSonic's $170 tablet that runs Android's latest (and definitely greatest) OS, we were more than just a little skeptical. We wanted to believe, but we've been hurt before. After some hands-on time, I can confirm that our dead-inside hearts were dead-on. » 1/11/12 11:55am 1/11/12 11:55am

Give Your Phone a 23-inch Touchscreen With ViewSonic's New Monitor

Ever wished your phone's screen was, ooh, seven times larger? Well ViewSonic can help: its new smart touchscreen display wirelessly connects to your phone, extending your handset's display. » 1/11/12 3:20am 1/11/12 3:20am

Is There Any Way ViewSonic's $170 Ice Cream Sandwich Tablet Isn't…

It's not that I don't believe in miracles. I once knew a man who sat through the entirety of Jack & Jill without trying to set fire to the theater. It's a crazy world. But if ViewSonic made a $170 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet that isn't excruciatingly painful to use, I'll buy a hat and eat it. » 1/10/12 3:41pm 1/10/12 3:41pm

ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro—Another Attempt at the Windows/Android Dream

ViewSonic has yet another Android device on the way, in the form of the ViewPad 10Pro. It's an updated version of its disastrous dual-booting ViewPad 10 tablet which laughably arrived in late 2010 only able to run Android 1.6. The new Pro model combines Windows 7 and Android 2.2 for a much less embarrassing user… » 2/11/11 5:00am 2/11/11 5:00am

Viewsonic 3DV5 Is a Pocket-Fitting 3D Camcorder

Viewsonic announced their mini-sized 3D camcorder last month, but now they've finally brought it stateside. Not only does the 3DV5 pack two 5MP fixed focus cameras for 3D 720p video, it's also got a glassesless 3D display panel for playback. » 11/17/10 2:20pm 11/17/10 2:20pm

Five of the Best Tablets Revealed So Far

We've seen numerous announcements of tablet computers in recent weeks, as the R&D labs of the world push out their hastily assembled attempts at competing with Apple's game-changing iPad. But are any of them up to the job? » 9/06/10 12:00pm 9/06/10 12:00pm

A Dual-Booting Tablet Running Android 1.6 Sounds Barmy, Viewsonic

After warning us last week of their impending dual-booting tablet, ViewSonic has now spilled the beans on the ViewPad 100's specs. I don't think anyone will be impressed by the Android 1.6 flavor, even if Windows 7's also there too. » 9/03/10 6:07am 9/03/10 6:07am

Q: Is ViewSonic's 7-Inch ViewPad a Phone or Android Tablet? A: Both!

If you thought the Dell Streak was too large to be used as a phone at 5-inches, get a load of ViewSonic's ViewPad 7, a 7-inch Android tablet that also doubles up as a phone. » 8/31/10 5:41am 8/31/10 5:41am

A Dual-Booting Android/Windows Tablet Could Make ViewSonic Less Boring

ViewSonic is one of those companies that makes my eyes droop and dribble escape from my mouth, but according to a press release they just issued, they'll be showing off a 10-inch dual-booting Android/Windows tablet at IFA. » 8/23/10 6:38am 8/23/10 6:38am

Now Available

A Micro Four Thirds camera with some surprising extras, the cutting edge of SDXC cards, a portable thumb drive unrivaled in capacity, and a shameless and lazy MacBook ripoff. Come see what's Now Available. » 2/26/10 5:00pm 2/26/10 5:00pm

Viewsonic VTablet 101 Has Decent Specs and Terrible Timing

Let's take a moment to appreciate Viewsonic's new Android tablet while we can, before it gets crushed in the tidal wave of coverage that a certain other tablet's debut will get next week. And it's got some things worth appreciating! » 1/21/10 9:06am 1/21/10 9:06am

ViewSonic's VOT125 PC Mini Likes To Be Little Spoon

ViewSonic has released a bevy of new gear including monitors, media players, HDTVs and, of course, computers, including this adorable VOT125 Mini PC. » 1/06/10 10:00pm 1/06/10 10:00pm

First Pics: ViewSonic's VPC08 Windows XP Phone is Freakin' Huge

Here are the first shots of the VPC08 in action. The hardware looks faithful to those renders we saw mid-November, and includes a 4.3-inch touchscreen, 800MHz Atom Z500 CPU, and separate phone controls with a second 2-inch screen. » 12/03/09 6:07am 12/03/09 6:07am

Oh My, Another Windows XP Phone: ViewSonic VPC08

Here I was thinking the xpPhone was the only handset crazy (brave?) enough to run a full-blown copy of Windows XP. Appears ViewSonic may have one planned, too. This clamshell has a QWERTY keyboard, 4.3-inch touchscreen, and Intel ULV processor. » 11/12/09 7:53am 11/12/09 7:53am

ViewSonic Fails to Come Up With Reason Not to Make Smartphones, Decides…

ViewSonic, known for their LCD monitors and HDTVs, is trying something new again—this time, smartphones. All we know for now is that they'll be 3G, "smart", and available in North America. [Register] » 5/12/09 7:12am 5/12/09 7:12am

ViewSonic Is Making a Lap Crushing 22-Inch "Notebook"

ViewSonic, not exactly a major player in the laptop world, is apparently making up for their small stature with a 22-inch notebook. Sounds like a classic case of pen..otebook envy. [Digitimes] » 3/18/09 1:00pm 3/18/09 1:00pm

ViewSonic Digital Photo Frames Show Off Your Digital Snaps

Viewsonic is getting into the digital photo frame business and the first digital frames to launch will include an 8-inch widescreen frame with an 800x480 screen resolution that displays popular movie formats, has an integrated speaker for MP3 sounds and a remote control at a price under $200. ViewSonic will also have… » 10/27/07 11:00am 10/27/07 11:00am

ViewSonic Diamani DUO PC/TV hybrid LCD Displays Swing Both Ways

ViewSonic takes a tilt toward practicality with its PC/TV hybrid LCD displays, packing a passel of inputs into its Diamani DUO 19-inch NX1932w and 22-inch NX2232w screens. It makes sense: You have all this resolution floating around, why not tack an HDMI port on board, add an ATSC HD tuner and 10-watt speaker system,… » 9/20/07 3:10pm 9/20/07 3:10pm

Viewsonic Busts Out Three New Mid-Sized HDTVs

Viewsonic just unveiled a new line of three mid-sized HDTVs, sized at 26, 32, and 37 inches. The 720p sets all have 500-nit brightness and 8ms response times, with the contrast ratios being 800:1 for the smallest set and 1,200:1 for the larger two. » 6/19/07 10:20am 6/19/07 10:20am

ViewSonic iPod-Docking PJ258 Projector

The folks over at Laptopmag got their hands on the ViewSonic PJ258D, or better known as the iPod-docking projector. The projector includes a dock for the iPod video for direct video playback. It's also not the first time ViewSonic has slapped an iPod dock on a type of display. » 3/12/07 12:48pm 3/12/07 12:48pm