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  • Microsoft Inks Tenth Android Patent Deal, Signs Agreement With Compal Electronics

    Microsoft Inks Tenth Android Patent Deal, Signs Agreement With Compal Electronics

    Microsoft has signed yet another Android patent deal, this time with China’s Compal Electronics. The current list of Microsoft’s patent agreements include Samsung, HTC, Wistron, Quanta, Acer and General Dynamics Itronix. This is the tenth agreement relating to Microsoft’s Android patents, and the ninth agreement in the last four months. According to the release, the… Read More

  • Swiveling MID prototype with Palm-like keyboard is an enigma wrapped in a riddle wrapped in a mystery

    Where to begin? The above device was apparently displayed at Computex back in June and had been speculated by some to be called the Palm Roteo (due to the very Palm-like keyboard) but has since been identified by Pocketables as the Compal Tabasco. Well, wouldn’t you know it, apparently in August a little rumor was floating around about Palm placing an order for five million units of… Read More

  • Dell decides that there's money in tiny, cheap laptops

    Dell will join the likes of Asus, HP, Acer, and whichever other computer companies jump on the tiny laptop bandwagon between now and June to offer low cost, ultraportable notebooks to the masses. Dell will be teaming up with China’s Compal Electronics “to launch low-cost notebook computers…as early as June,” according to a Compal official. June is going to be an… Read More