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VIA creates Viega tablet made for tough environments

The Android tablet market isn’t actually an ideal marketplace for immediate profit, what with all the major players putting out ginormous numbers of different kinds of tablet devices. VIA, a technology company known for making chips for computer motherboards, isn’t the first place you’d look for a top-of-the-line tablet – but what they have is the VIA Viega, a tablet designed specifically for tough and rugged work environments.

VIA introduces APC Paper Android PC with $99 price point

We're typically used to seeing Android running on tablets and smartphones, but VIA is using the operating system for one of its upcoming PCs. Capitalizing on the recent trend of inexpensive PCs the Raspberry Pi seems to have ignited, the company announced its new APC Paper PC today. The APC paper sticks out not only thanks to its $99 price point, but for its design - VIA has taken its newest version of the APC mainboard based on a Cortex A9 and packed it underneath a layer of recycled cardboard that folds over like a book.

Android now supported on VIA embedded x86 mainboards

VIA has announced something cool that will be perfect for developers and other users that want to work up an Android OS computer for digital signage, in-car entertainment or other needs. VIA has announced that its embedded x86 mainboards now support Android. The first of its boards to get Android support is the little EITX-3002.