DigiTimes: Android-based notebooks (Androidbook) could arrive later this year

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Yes – we’re reporting on another DigiTimes article, so… buyer beware. Reportedly, Google will introduce an Android-based notebook, or “Androidbook” later this year. Rumored for either the third or fourth quarter of the year, this project could gain momentum now ...

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Mobinnova Beam Drops Windows CE in Favor of Android

As Laptop Magazine recently discovered, Mobinnova, an upstart smartphone and soon-to-be notebook producer, has dropped Windows CE in favor of Android for its upcoming Mobinnova Beam. The Beam is an 8.9″ netbook that is powered by a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 256 MB of RAM and a 512 MB ...

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Is it Really Worth Putting Android on a Netbook?

While the tech-addict in me would love to own and play with an Android based netbook, the question must be asked:  Does an Android netbook make much sense? Now before you go blasting me out of the water, (which I admit, may be deserved), take a look at the netbooks that are available right ...

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CES 2010: HP’s Concept Android-Powered Netbook

Fresh out of Vegas,  Engadget is reporting on an HP Mini Android Netbook. The unit is is powered by a Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm and is running an active installation of Android (1.5 or 1.6) with a 10 inch touch responsive screen to interact with the platform.

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Inventec N18 Clamshell MID

Netbook News was in attendance at IT Month in Taiwan where they got some hands on experience with Inventec’s new N18 MID. What’s interesting about this device is that it’s almost a hybrid MID and mini-netbook. Sporting a 4.8-inch WVGA touchscreen, 250GB storage, and a full ...

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Preorder Acer’s Android-Based Aspire One D250 Netbook on Amazon

The first Android-based netbook is now officially available for pre-sale at Amazon.com. To be completely up-front, the Aspire One D250 is actually a dual-boot device with Android and Windows XP Home. So what’s in the box?  For $349.99, you get a 10.1″ screen, 1.66GHz Intel N280 ...

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Insyde Market – The First App Market Exclusively For Android Netbooks

Last week the doors officially opened up for AppsLib, the market designed for Android-based devices with larger screens.  Timed with the Archos A5 announcement, it’s the first place to check if you are looking for apps optimized for screens at 800×480 resolution.  Today sees ...

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HTC Making Netbook for T-Mobile?

The tipster behind yesterday’s Samsung Houdini and HTC G1 v2 “Bigfoot” over at TmoToday is back with another rumor.  This time, it involves netbooks.  Particularly, an HTC netbook made for T-Mobile

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Asus Team Working on Android Netbook for End of Year Release

Asustek, one of the recent companies to join the Open Handset Alliance, is working to develop an Android-based netbook for release as soon as the end of 2009. Already a leader in the netbook market, Asus has put together a team of engineers charged with the task of bringing Google’s ...

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