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Toshiba AC100 puts Android in a netbook with 8 hours of battery life

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You may wonder whatever happened to all of those Android-based netbooks we were promised? You’re probably wondering what happened to netbooks. Toshiba has answered with the AC100, an Android netbook…

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Compaq Airlife 100 Android netbook specs revealed

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Compaq Airlife 100 Android netbook specs revealed

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A product page for the Compaq Airlife 100 is up, and with it is a fresh batch of specs for anyone who had questions about HP’s first Android smartbook. You may remember the Airlife as that not-a-smartphone…

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HP Android smartbook concept reborn as Compaq Airlife 100

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HP Android smartbook concept reborn as Compaq Airlife 100

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HP showcased an Android smartbook/netbook concept at CES but said it was made “just as a concept to show what we can do.” Well the concept must have impressed quite a few people as HP has elected to re…

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Firefox may deliver full-version of browser to Android tablets, netbooks

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Firefox may deliver full-version of browser to Android tablets, netbooks

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Ever wondered what Firefox on Android would look like? Wonder no more. Below is an image of Firefox – that’s the full version of the browser, not its mobile spawn Fennec that we’re expecting…

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HiVision Android-based netbook gets a video review

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HiVision Android-based netbook gets a video review

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The netbook/slate/tablet market is starting to get very crowded, but I’m starting to wonder if any of it makes any sense. Case in point: Hivision’s PWS700CA netbook, which is based on Android. An…

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HP’s netbook that you’re unworthy to own

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HP’s netbook that you’re unworthy to own

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HP wants you to know that they have an Android netbook that’s pretty damn sweet. The only problem is that they also want you to know that you can’t have it. HP revealed itself to be nothing but a tease a…

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Hacker turns Dell netbook into giant Dell cell phone

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Hacker turns Dell netbook into giant Dell cell phone

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How would you like to have a phone longer than that sub you ate for lunch and heavier than the guy who made it? That’s what you’ll get if you follow the lead of one modder who turned a Dell netbook into a M…

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Will Chrome be the death of Android as a netbook?

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Will Chrome be the death of Android as a netbook?

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These days, a Google product announcement is cause to send the entire tech world into a frenzy wondering how it will affect specific industries and product lines. Today’s announcement of the Google Chr…

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New Android smartbook and tablet seen in video

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New Android smartbook and tablet seen in video

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Freescale promised to help deliver ultra-cheap netbooks running on the Android platform, but first they unveiled a tablet and smartbook using both their products and the Google Android operating system. Vi…

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Acer Android netbook is more XP than Android

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Acer Android netbook is more XP than Android

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Acer said they would develop an Android netbook, and the Taiwanese company plans to deliver on that promise. Sort of. It turns out that Acer’s “Android” netbook is actually a Windows XP-po…

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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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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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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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