Archos Droid Book swings by the FCC

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Android on a laptop isn’t necessarily a new concept. We’ve seen the Archos ArcBook, the Lenovo A10, and the HP Slatebook, and we may see another hit the shelves in the future to the tune of $170. Recent FCC filings suggest that perhaps a new model of the ArcBook will be launching ...

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Is 7-inch E FUN Nextbook worth $130 of your money?

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E FUN’s latest Premium Special Edition Android tablet, the Premium 7SE, runs $130 and can be found all over the place. The 7-inch tablet runs Android 4.0 and comes with GetJar App Store for downloading apps and games, Barnes & Noble NOOK, Astro, OfficeSuite, and a host of other apps. ...

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Kmart Seeing High Demand for Augen Tablet, Also Selling Android Netbooks (UPDATED)

Folks running to their local Kmart to pick up the $150 Android 2.1-powered tablet are going to come away just a little bit disappointed.  We received two reports today from readers who went to their respective Kmarts to purchase the 7-inch Augen tablet only to find they were not in stock.  I ...

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Dell Roadmap Leaked, Reveals Android Netbooks

Ok, so we know that Dell loves Android, but we didn’t know they love Android this much!  Android Central is reporting that a Dell product roadmap has been leaked and it features new Android goodies!  These goodies include the “Sparta” netbook tablet and “Athens,” a ...

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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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Compaq’s Android-based Airlife 100 Announced

HP has announced a partnership with Telefonica for their brand spankin’ new Airlife 100.  The smartbook (half smart phone, half netbook) is will offered with carrier subsidy in Europe and Latin America as part their mobile broadband service.  Naturally, this thing has Android under the ...

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Why Android “with Google” Makes a Difference for Netbooks and Tablets

“Android” and “open” go together like peanut butter and chocolate, but last year, avid Android followers were reminded that Android might be open, but Google apps for Android? Not so much. Workarounds have allowed use of those applications on phones, but Android’s ...

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Hivision Netbook Could Run Under $100

Check out the the Hivision PWS700CA laptop found in this review from friend of the site, Charbax.  The 600MHz powered Android Laptop is currently being shopped around, looking for distributors.  According to Charbax, this netbook could reach the bargain-basement pricing of $100 or less ...

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Kogan Down, Not Out – New Agora Design and Netbook on the Way

It would be right about now that the second Android handset, the Agora Pro, would be making its way throughout the world to the homes of those who pre-ordered it.  Unfortunately, an almost 11th hour situation arose and Kogan was forced to shelve the phone. But don’t count the Australian ...

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Samsung Hints at Android Handset in First Half of ’09

PC World has an article today regarding some plans from Samsung to release netbooks and handsets this year.  Without naming Android specifically, they lead us to believe that a phone is due in the first half. “In the first half of this year, for touch-screen phones we will expand our ...

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Is Android the Transition of the Smartphone As Primary Data Device?

Small lightweight Notebooks, Netbooks and UMPCs have spurred much interest in the Mobile Workforce, Early Adopters and cutting edge Smartphone users to find solutions in the marketplace to pare down the costs and hassles of owning and syncing multiple devices. This is why Android is on its way ...

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