Hands on with Fusion Garage’s iPad competitor V3.co.uk gets a walk through of the Joojoo tablet, which has a USB port and runs Linux underneath its browser interface. The 12.1-inch tablet has a capacitive touchscreen and features an Intel 1.6GHz Atom processor and Nvidia ION chipset. The Joojoo costs £320+VAT and shipping.
According to a press release, Fusion Garage's JooJoo tablet (which started life off as TechCrunch's CrunchPad, and is still embroiled in a legal mess following this divorce between the two companies) has begun shipping.
It seems that Fusion Garage, the company behind the JooJoo web tablet, might have done Michael Arrington and TechCrunch a favor after all when it decided to go it alone. Court documents show that the web tablet attracted only 90 pre-orders.
Fusion Garage is shipping a the Linux-based tablet formerly known as the CrunchPad. Rights to the & JooJoo& are still being legally contested by TechCrunch, which claims to have co-developed the device, but the 12.1-inch tablet is available anyway for $500, complete with a 4GB solid state drive (SSD), WiFi, Bluetooth, and a nine-second boot-time....
What a day folks — mere moments talking up Asus’ new Padfone Infinity, CEO Jonney Shih just revealed that the oft-rumored Fonepad is an honest-to-goodness product. Confused? I don’t blame you.
The PadFone is a Android-powered smartphone that physical docks into a larger tablet enclosure. The Fonepad on the other hand is an 7-inch Android tablet that can make phone calls.
Phoronix: “Before devoting this hardware to the farm, we ran a few benchmarks comparing the performance of NVIDIA’s ION GeForce 9400M graphics processor to the ATI Radeon HD 4330 graphics processor found on the MSI 6667BB-004US and several other Atom-powered devices.”
Phoronix: "Before devoting this hardware to the farm, we ran a few benchmarks comparing the performance of NVIDIA's ION GeForce 9400M graphics processor to the ATI Radeon HD 4330 graphics processor found on the MSI 6667BB-004US and several other Atom-powered devices."
Although Toshiba has made various types of “tablet” computer for years, it has finally release a pure “slate” version of a Windows 7 tablet, and as you’d expect, it’s ready for Windows 8, with the only question being how powerful it is given it’s powered by an Atom processor.