• Acer confirm Android netbook in Q3

    Acer has confirmed that it will be the first company to ship Android-based netbooks, with the budget ultraportables expected to hit the market in Q3 2009.  The Android netbooks will go on sale alongside Acer's Windows-based

    June 2, 2009 • Views: 91

  • Android based Qualcomm Snapdragon Smartbooks [Video]

    Computex 2009 is taking place this week, and Qualcomm have kicked things off with a netbook running Android.  Actually, this is a Smartbook, not a netbook, and rather than using the typical Atom processor it's based on

    June 1, 2009 • Views: 60

  • Dell demo Android OS 1.5 Cupcake on Mini 10v netbook [Video]

    Android OS 1.5 Cupcake hasn't even had its official release onto G1 handsets in the US, but that hasn't stopped Dell from experimenting with the open-source OS on their latest netbook.  The Dell Inspiron Mini 10v packs the usual

    May 20, 2009 • Views: 149

  • Skytone Alpha 680 Android video demo

    A two-part video demo of the Skytone Alpha 680 netbook running the Android OS has been released.  The Alpha 680 is intended to be a budget netbook with a target price of $250; for that, though, you'll at least get a touchscreen.

    April 28, 2009 • Views: 54

  • Android Community Week in Review: Week 17 2009

    As we wait for the HTC Magic to land, with what's expected to be a May 5th launch on Vodafone UK, this week has been all about alternative devices from the standard Android smartphone. We kicked off with a video demo of a

    April 26, 2009 • Views: 22

  • Android-based Skytone Alpha 680 netbook gets $250 tag

    Some things are too good to be true, and the early tipped price for the Skytone Alpha 680 Android netbook is one example.  While initial predictions put the Alpha 680's sticker at the $100 mark, in actual fact the ARM-based

    April 26, 2009 • Views: 83

  • Skytone Alpha 680 Android netbook

    From Android-based MIDs to an Android netbook, the first budget ultraportable to adopt Google's open-source OS looks to be the Skytone Alpha 680.  A convertible netbook with a 7-inch 800 x 480 display, ARM11 533MHz processor

    April 22, 2009 • Views: 95

  • Android netbook gets video demo

    We've seen netbooks running Android before, but they're still rare enough to prod our curiosity.  Over at NetbookNews they've been playing with an i-Buddie netbook that's been loaded with Google's open-source OS, and the Atom

    April 21, 2009 • Views: 64

  • Android netbooks from ODM Compal in development

    Taiwanese ODM Compal Communications are preparing to develop Android-based netbooks, according to the latest reports in the Commercial Times.  Compal, who were tipped to take over manufacturing of the Acer Aspire One, and are

    April 6, 2009 • Views: 62

  • Android home-phone & tablet from T-Mobile in 2010

    According to the NYT, T-Mobile USA are planning both a home phone and a tablet computer that will run the Android OS.  The former will have a recharging docking station, that handles data synchronization. As for the tablet, that

    April 6, 2009 • Views: 93