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  • Lenovo kills off the U1, switches internal OS out for Android in future devices

    Lenovo kills off the U1, switches internal OS out for Android in future devices

    It appears that Lenovo's U1 hybrid tablet/laptop, which we saw at CES, is being scuppered. My guess is that the Skylight OS, a custom implementation of Linux, just wasn't good enough to compete with the tablets on the market — and possibly the cost of continuing to support such a project was too much. Whatever the case, the U1 is off the table, as is the Skylight smartbook, though they say… Read More

  • Panasonic gets rugged with Atom: 4-foot drop approved!

    Panasonic gets rugged with Atom: 4-foot drop approved!

    Today Panasonic introduced the U1, an Ultramobile ruggedized handheld Toughbook designed for on the go computing. Created for in-the-field professionals, the super durable notebook weighs in at just over 2 lbs. By using Intel’s Atom processor the U1 gets a full-blown processor, allowing for a full-featured OS. Panasonic announced the new notebook onstage today at IDF, marking the point by… Read More