Ubuntu Reveals Its Intentions to Work with Smartphone Makers to Create ATRIX-like Dual Mode Devices

Motorola ATRIX 4G LapdockHere's something juicy. Chris Kenyon, Canonical's head of OEM services, told folks at Computex that the company is currently working with and wishes to talk to other smartphone makers in getting their devices to boot Ubuntu — the third most popular desktop OS — when their phones are docked into devices like the new ASUS Padfone or the [...]

MSI Updates Its Wind Box Line of PCs with AMD E-350 APU and Intel Core Processors

MSI Wind Box AMD, Intel Refresh - Computex 2011Intel Atom Chips with NVIDIA graphics were nice, maybe for the last two years, but now MSI is taking things up a notch performance-wise with their line of Wind Box nettops. The company has redesigned the product offering and is expanding the consumer base by offering three models to suite people's needs: 1-liter Wind Box DC100 [...]

Get Ready for a New Crop of Devices: Smartphone Docking Tablets

CMIT TransPhone PhotoLooks like Motorola's ATRIX faux-netbook docking setup has captured the attention of tablet producers. Two companies at Computex 2011 have just unveiled their vision for a tablet that's powered by its paired smartphone. It's unclear if or which OS the tablets will run on their own. What we do know is that these devices by [...]