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Skytone Alpha 680 Android-powered netbook spotted

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Skytone Alpha 680 Android-powered netbook spotted

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We have seen talks of Android netbooks, however we now have some images and details of an actual working prototype. The netbook is from Chinese manufacturer Skytone. The model is the Alpha 680, however the spec…

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Rumor: T-Mobile and HTC in development on an Android powered netbook

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Rumor: T-Mobile and HTC in development on an Android powered netbook

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Once again the Android netbook rumors have begun to circulate, except this time the rumor involves two companies that have already been working with Android — they are HTC and T-Mobile. The details are c…

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Asus will not be launching an Android netbook in 2009

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Asus will not be launching an Android netbook in 2009

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No rumored release here, it turns out that Asus will not be launching an Android-powered netbook in 2009. According to a recent statement from Jerry Shen, the CEO of Asus they will be sticking with Windows becau…

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Rumor: Averatec prepping a 10-inch Google Android netbook

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Rumor: Averatec prepping a 10-inch Google Android netbook

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Averatec have recently unveiled some details for an netbook that is scheduled to be released sometime in August or September. First things first, they did not specifically state that this netbook would be run…

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Rumor: MSI to unveil an Android powered netbook during Computex 2009

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Rumor: MSI to unveil an Android powered netbook during Computex 2009

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Rumor has it that we can expect to see an Android-powered netbook showcased during Computex 2009. The report is coming courtesy of the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) and simply mentions that MSI a…

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Skytone Android debuts, confuses, and disappoints

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Skytone Android debuts, confuses, and disappoints

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Chinese computer maker Skytone has plans to release an Android powered netbook soon. The Skytone Alpha 680 is a tablet running Android with a 7 inch, 800 x 400 resolution screen. A product page from SkytoneR…

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I-Buddie netbook gets the Android treatment

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I-Buddie netbook gets the Android treatment

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Android on netbooks is something that has been talked about for quite a while now. In the past there has been a few other videos showing Android running, and the latest comes courtesy of NetbookNews who show off a…

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HP toying with Android for netbooks

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HP toying with Android for netbooks

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Computer manufacturer HP is reportedly considering using Google Android as the operating system for a line of netbooks. The Wall Street Journal published a story today stating that HP is testing Android for n…

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Archos to release their Android-based tablet in July?

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Archos to release their Android-based tablet in July?

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We have already heard that Archos is planning to release an Android-based Internet tablet sometime this year, and now some more details are beginning to surface. The good news here is that, while we still do not…

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Android powered netbook available for pre-order?

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Android powered netbook available for pre-order?

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We have seen the topic of an Android powered netbook come up a few times now, we have even seen Android get installed on an Eee PC, now Always Innovating have announced the pre-order availability of their Touch Bo…

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Could Android netbooks hurt Microsoft?

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Could Android netbooks hurt Microsoft?

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Microsoft is clearly not a fan of Google Android. Aside from the hot ticket Android stealing some Windows Mobile shine and market share, Android may even cut into Microsoft’s stronghold on computer ope…

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Freescale expects to have Android netbook chips available by Q2 2009

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Freescale expects to have Android netbook chips available by Q2 2009

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We have seen the talks of Android-powered netbooks in the past and the latest news is coming courtesy of chipmaker Freescale. It seems they are expecting to have their Android chips available by Q2 of this year.…

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Android @ MWC News Wrap-Up

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Android @ MWC News Wrap-Up

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The GSMA Mobile World Congress kicked into high-gear in Barcelona on Monday, and Android wasn’t quite the factor that many expected. The first day went by with relatively few news items related to Andro…

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Can we expect to see an Android-powered netbook in 2009?

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Can we expect to see an Android-powered netbook in 2009?

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The speculation surrounding netbooks only seems to be getting stronger, and the latest rumors are suggesting that we could have an Android-powered netbook in our future. Of course, this could possibly lead t…

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