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At this point we really need another tablet like we need another hole in the head, but when this one could cost around $100 and still look quite good, well, it's worth talking about. It's the Hott MD500, an Android device with a 4.8-inch, 800 x 480 screen and plenty of OS customizations to make it...

March 11th 2010 at 9:52am 0 Comments
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That lovable little Windows 7-powered Cowon W2 MID has gotten two steps closer to reality this week with a price tag and release date. In order, 599,000 to 739,000KRW (equivalent to $533 and $658 in US, respectively) and Monday, January 25th. Unfortunately, those only apply to Korea only, but if yo...

January 17th 2010 at 6:48am 0 Comments
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ASUS may be in the process of spinning off the Pegatron brand, but for now it's still the same company behind this here slick white smartbook. Running the inevitable Android OS on a 10-inch display, but offering the never-boring Tegra 2 combo of 1080p playback and up to a "full day" of WiFi-enabled...

January 8th 2010 at 11:29pm 0 Comments
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Well, well, it looks like Camangi's WebStation is finally making good on its shipments. The first of Gear Diary's two pre-orders arrived and the gang has been more than happy to put together quick unboxing video for us to enjoy. It's a pretty standard box with equally customary assortment of packag...

December 28th 2009 at 9:36pm 0 Comments
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Here's a report mixed with a cold hard fact and some wild speculation. We'll start with the factual bit: despite promises of an August unveil and November availability, and despite lots of leaks over the summertime, Michael Arrington's CrunchPad MID tablet thing still isn't upon us, and on top of t...

November 5th 2009 at 6:48am 0 Comments
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Dual-panel netbooks weren't the only takeaway from Kohjinsha's CEATEC booth, as the company also had on hand a pair of sleek MIDs. Both lightweight, Windows XP-powered touchscreen portables, the PA boasted a 4.8-inch swivel display with 1024 x 600 resolution, a 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z520 with 512MB RA...

October 7th 2009 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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We still get the impression that MIDs are struggling to find a market that cares about them, but with Intel refusing to give up hope just yet, a raft of manufacturers are on hand at IDF to showcase new reference designs. Take EB for example, which teased us briefly with its MID Reference at Compute...

September 22nd 2009 at 10:16am 0 Comments