Dell’s 5-inch Android MID leaks out

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/dell2.jpg" alt="dell2" />It looks like Dell’s rumored slightly-larger-than-an-iPod-touch Android MID that we heard about <a href="http:

Quick Look: Archos 5 Internet Tablet

The Fedex man (his name is Gary) dropped off the Android-powered Archos 5 Internet Tablet this morning. I, in turn, opened the box and took photos of the aforementioned device.

Archos 9 tablet due October 22 for $499

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/a9_front_11.jpg">Here’s a little more info on the Archos 9 Tablet. Apparently it’ll be available here in the US on October 22nd, the

Rumor: Tegra-based devices running Chrome OS this month?

Here’s a nice, juicy rumor to start the day off on the right (or wrong) foot. After those recent supposed screenshots of Google’s upcoming Chrome OS, Taiwan’s Shanzai.com is now repo

Is 2010 the year of the tablet? Nah.

There’s a lot of talk of 2010 being the year of the tablet or, more correctly, the year of the Mobile Internet Device (MID). These devices were supposed to change the world a few years ago (reme

XpPhone is a giant phone that runs XP or a small computer that makes phone calls

The idea that this “phone” runs Windows XP is kind of a stretch, yet it’s being called the XpPhone. It’s pretty much a UMPC or MID, though, that happens to make phone calls bec

Intel details next-generation 'Pine Trail' Atom platform, intros updated 'Moblin' UI

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/pinetrail.JPG">Intel just held a teleconference outlining some information on its next Atom platform, code-named "Pine Trail" and introduced

Chinese internet tablet touts 7-inch screen, 48-hour battery

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/1206180.jpg" alt="q7" />The "Smart Q7" internet tablet represents a somewhat-intriguing step forward in coffee table internet devices in that

Memphis police purchase and deploy 1,200 REDFLY units

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/redfly-001.jpg">The REDFLY Mobile Companion embiggens even the smallest of compatible Windows Mobile smartphones and PDAs. In light of th

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 i

Intel to release 32nm Atom chip (‘Medfield’) in 2010

CrunchDeals: Sony Mylo 2 for $199 with free shipping

Crutchfield has the Sony Mylo 2 for $199 after a $100 instant rebate. For the record, the whole idea of instant rebates is brilliantly dumb but, hey, don’t poke at the beehive, right? The Mylo serie

‘Hybrid Dual Portable Computer’ gets Atom-ized

Back in March, you and I briefly chatted about the Hybrid Dual Portable Computer, or HDPC, from a company called MIU out of Korea. It appears that MIU has updated the once-chunky HDPC into a somewhat

Video: PocketSurfer 2R mobile internet device

  We’ve had brushes with the PocketSurfer mobile internet device in the past, but here’s a look at the PocketSurfer 2R – an update to the PocketSurfer 2. If you haven’t heard of the Pocke

Move Networks brings TV to Intel's MIDs

Internet TV service Move Networks announced that it will bring its media player to Intel Atom-based Mobile Internet Devices. As part of the joint development Intel demonstrated Move’s streaming tech

Intel re-brands Centrino Atom to just Atom

Intel is re-branding their Centrino Atom line, shortening the name to simply Atom. By making the brand name less confusing, Intel should be able to more specifically differentiate Mobile Internet Devi

Gigabyte M528 available for $684.99

Here’s the Gigabyte M528, reported earlier in the year to be available for pre-order at a whopping $1130. Looks like that figure has now been cut almost in half and the device is actually available

Mobile Linux to rule MIDs

According to the latest report from ABI Research, Linux is set to be top dog in the mobile OS wars by 2013. The research firm predicts that Linux, led by Moblin, LiMo and Maemo, will be the OS for mor

Digifriends modular MID coming to US ‘very soon’

Jenn over at Pocketables has some news about a mobile Internet device called the “Digifriends MID” that’s set to show up here in the US “very soon,” according to a company spokesperson. Whil