What's Microsoft Really Doing With ARM-Based Tablets? (Updated)

Bloomberg reported today that Microsoft is busy porting Windows to the ARM-based chips that dominate the smartphone and tablet market. If true, that would likely mean no possibility of future WP7 tablets. Which sounds unlikely! Here's a better bet. Updated » 12/21/10 4:46pm 12/21/10 4:46pm

Is Menlo the Windows Core for Microsoft's Next Secret Tablet?

Courier's dead, but that doesn't mean Microsoft's done with tablets—Mary Jo Foley's digging for more info on Menlo, a Microsoft project to replace Windows CE (inside Windows Phone) with a mobile version of Windows NT, like for tablets. » 5/04/10 10:40am 5/04/10 10:40am

Nvidia's Tegra-Based Netbook Christened "Firefly"

Nvidia seems to be shopping around a teeny netbook running the company's Tegra ARM chipset and, of all things, Windows CE. It looks very barebones, since Tegra is really meant for smartphones, and nobody seems too thrilled with it. » 7/24/09 12:00am 7/24/09 12:00am

VMWare For Mobile Devices Lets You Run Windows and Android …

Ok, this is even cooler than we expected: a Nokia N800, loaded with VMWare's MVP hypervisor, is seen here running Windows CE and Android, at the same time. This is a big deal! » 2/26/09 5:33am 2/26/09 5:33am

Gizmondo Delayed for Massive Redesign: Will Christmas Ever Be the Same?

The six of you who have been following Gizmondo know that a new version was promised for this Christmas season. But surprise, surprise: it's been delayed due to economic instability and general crappiness. » 12/20/08 6:30pm 12/20/08 6:30pm

Gizmondo 2 Runs Android, But Only If Anyone Ever Turns One On

We'd heard rumors that the Gizmondo 2 would be running Google's Android OS, and the company has now confirmed it to be true (Windows CE is the other optional OS). Available this winter » 9/11/08 10:31am 9/11/08 10:31am, the Gizmondo 2 is a lot like the original Gizmondo but has a better battery and newer Nvidia chips inside. You like how we mentioned…

Albatron Rocker Mini Tablet Has Windows CE and Not Much Heft

An ultra slimline tablet from Albatron has been unveiled at Computex. The Rocker has a seven-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen, 128MB flash memory, Wi-fi, Bluetooth, a webcam, and SD and MMC slots. Weighing just 343 grams, the battery runs for six hours on a single charge, and it runs Windows CE. Not too shabby, really. [… » 6/05/08 7:30am 6/05/08 7:30am

OptiEyes Bluetooth Camera Loses the Wires, Increases Chances of Being…

The genieSys chaps showed us this cool Bluetooth, 1.3MP webcam. It hooks up via Bluetooth and streams images back to your PDA or PC. At present, the OptiEyes is only at prototype level, and the design of the casing has not been finalized. Check out the gallery for some more shots. » 1/08/08 1:25pm 1/08/08 1:25pm

iPhone Browser Marketshare Nears .1 Percent, Windows Mobile Trails By a…

The iPhone's browsing marketshare stands at .09 percent five months after launch, coming close to being one out of every thousand pageviews on the internet. More interestingly, Windows CE—all Windows mobile platforms combined—has only 66 percent of that. Discuss. [CW] » 12/03/07 7:25pm 12/03/07 7:25pm

Japanese Sophia Nani Is A Full Touchscreen Phone, Media Player

It would seem that a certain black-and-silver phone has attracted a bit of a following in the design department. The Japan-only Sophia Nani, launching next week, sports a massive 4.3" touchscreen TFT display running at a crisp 800x400 resolution. A digital TV tuner rounds out a complete multimedia package, but one… » 7/13/07 7:04pm 7/13/07 7:04pm

Cowon A2 and Q5 PMPs Details Leak: HSDPA, Touch Screen and More

Cowon is all set to make a big splash at CES next week and some details on a few of portable media players expected to be shown off are starting to leak out. First, there's the A3 (pictured here), which we already knew about last year. Now we know that it will come Davinci, a high-performance chip that's supposed to… » 1/05/07 9:19am 1/05/07 9:19am

Wizxer WXP350 WIndows CE PMP and Camera

This Wizxer is a pretty interesting device, in the same way that the Mary-Kate wearing everything in her wardrobe simultaneously was interesting. This WinCE device has a 4-inch screen that can play back video and audio from its 30GB hard disk. It also has a 1.3-megapixel camera on the back, so you can sneakily take… » 6/16/06 3:52pm 6/16/06 3:52pm

God Help Us - A Windows CE Gas Pump

God forbid you be at the gas station using a Windows CE-based pump, but if you trust it, go for it. Company Dresser Wayne is manufacturing a gas pump dubbed the Ovation(R) iX dispenser. The idea is that the pump will be connected to the internet, and in states where you don't have full-service, you will be able to… » 1/11/06 10:46am 1/11/06 10:46am