PocketBook 360 Plus

Posted by – April 17, 2011

PocketBook has updated their popular 5″ e-ink e-reader with a new faster Vizplex e-ink screen, a faster Freescale i.MX35 533Mhz arm11 processor and WiFi support.

JXD M1000 $40 PS One video games TV console emulator

Posted by – April 17, 2011

JXD provides this affordable games console based on the Actions G1000 processor for games emulation of several consoles up to Playstation One.

pipo.com.cn shows 8″ capacitive RK2918 tablet

Posted by – April 17, 2011

Rockchip RK2918 8″ capacitive tablet with 3G HSDPA.

Shenzhen Flying Technology shows AmLogic Cortex-A9 Tablet

Posted by – April 17, 2011

Another AmLogic Cortex-A9 Single Core tablet.

Shenzhen Honesty Electronics shows their Mediatek based Android smartphones

Posted by – April 17, 2011

Here are some Mediatek MTK6516 based cheap Android smartphones, some look like Droid X, others look like HTC Desire, Sony Ericsson X10 and more. They list the prices here for bulk orders with resistive and capacitive.

Rockchip Rk2918 is the first with Skype/QQ HD video chat hardware decode/encode

Posted by – April 17, 2011

Add a HD capable front-facing camera (1.3Mpix for 720p, 2Mpix for 1080p), and you can have HD video conferencing on a tablet, given also a HD resolution tablet screen, is this awesome? Rockchip says they are the first to hardware accelerate the decoding and encoding of HD video conferencing.

Starworth Freescale Capacitive tablets

Posted by – April 17, 2011

Star worth are doing open mold tablets.

JSR MSM7227 Android Smartphone

Posted by – April 17, 2011

JSR is making an MSM7227 based Android Smartphone.

Honeycomb at the Rockchip booth (just keyrings for now..)

Posted by – April 16, 2011

The optimal thing for Rockchip would be that Google provide them with full Honeycomb source code access as soon as possible (if they haven’t already secretly gotten access to that source code), so that they can start working on optimizing the support for Honeycomb on their new RK2918 processor platform.

Gaia Communications Corp does NEC/Renesas Cortex-A9 tablet platforms

Posted by – April 16, 2011

This Taiwanese company designs and develops NEC/Renesas based PCBA for some of these interesting new NEC/Renesas based 533Mhz ARM Cortex-A9 based tablets that are coming out. The price using Gaia’s NEC/Renesas solution can be $110 for the 7″ 800×480 capacitive, and $150 for the 7″ 1024×600 capacitive with 3G when purchased in very large quantities.