in January during CES. The handset has since come available in select markets, however as of today Lenovo has announced the latest in terms of the global expansion. The K900 came available in Thailand and Malaysia this week which brought the total market availability up to eight countries. But with that in mind, Lenovo has also dropped some details in terms of where the K900 is heading next.
ASUS had been teasing a 6-inch note-taking tablet ahead of Computex and now that the show has officially kicked off, there has been an announcement for the FonePad Note. ASUS has yet to announce every detail that we were hoping to see, however we do know the FonePad Note will be launching with a 6-inch Super IPS+ display and powered by a dual-core 1.6GHz Atom Z2560 processor.
Santa Clara, with a 1.6Ghz single-core Atom (Medfield) processor inside.
has now been released for x86 processors, Intel and AMD alike. It seems there are currently some very obvious compatibility bugs that don't play nicely with Intel chipsets. Sound, ethernet, hardware acceleration, and camera capabilities are currently incompatible. However, developers coding for AMD processors will find that sound, hardware acceleration and WiFi work perfectly fine.
OpenTablet 10 isn't OpenPeak's first slate - the OpenPeak 7 eventually headed to AT&T launched back in 2010 - but it's the company's biggest and best specified. Running Android on Intel's new Moorestown Atom CPU, the 10.1-inch OpenTablet 10 has a dual-mode multitouch capacitive touchscreen that works with both finger-input and an electrostatic stylus, together with a transflective LCD display that can be viewed indoors and out. There's also WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, optional 3G, HDMI for 1080p HD output, microSD and microUSB ports, plus a pair of cameras: 5-megapixels on the back and a 720p HD webcam up front. OpenPeak expect it to be used with their OpenServices backbone, offering enterprise functionality such as remote lock/wipe and pushed firmware/app updates; however it will also support multi-user logins for home use. No word on pricing or availability. [gallery] [via SlashGear]
planning to release an x86 version of Android 2.2 Froyo sometime within the next two months, in the hope that the release will encourage developers to use the fashionable Google platform on Atom based netbooks and tablets. Speaking to APC, Intel's senior VP for software and services Renee James confirmed that not only was the project underway for a summer release, the company would be feeding back their code into the open-source project for other Android developers to take advantage of. "All of the (x86) code will be fed back into the open branch that will be created for x86" he explained, going on to suggest that the process as a whole hadn't been especially troublesome for Intel's engineers. "[Porting the OS] wasn’t tremendously difficult, as we have a lot experience in Linux" he said.