Ford C-Max Hybrid MPG Rating Updated, Ford Pays Owners Up to $550

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Ford received a lot of flack about the MPG rating of the 2013 C-Max Hybrid. During a press conference earlier today, Raj Nair (VP of Global) announced that the Ford C-Max Hybrid will now contain a fuel economy label showing a revised MPG rating of 43MPG. As compensation for people who purchased or leased a […]

Very Light Car from Edison2 Breaks Cover

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The Very Light Car is a product from Edison2, the company that won the Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize for mainstream vehicles back in 2010. It has decided to show off the next-generation prototype made from the $5 million it obtained from winning the X-Prize. The Very Light Car is a prototype that combines space-aged production techniques, […]

Will We See a $200 Android Notebook with Intel Atom on Monday?

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Intel is set to announce its next-generation Atom processor, code named Bay Trail and based on the Silvermont architecture, come this Monday at its Santa Clara, California headquarters. The news may open up the tablet and computing market to new devices with a price tag as low as $200. Citing the usual sources familiar with […]

HP Envy x2 Review

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The HP Envy x2 is a Windows 8 tablet that includes a well designed dock to take the Envy x2 to full on productivity mode with an extended battery and a full size keyboard. Despite the lower power Intel Atom processor the Envy x2 runs a full version of Windows 8 with access to the […]

HP Elitebook Revolve: A Windows 8 Tablet with a Twist

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While convertible hybrid tablets with keyboard docks are quickly becoming en vogue, HP’s Elitebook Revolve is a modern twist on an old favorite: the HP 2730p tablet PC. The Elitebook Revolve carries a design that’s more akin to the old popular tablet PCs of yore, but with striking modern lines and a lightweight ultrabook finish, […]

Asus to Announce Second-Generation Padfone Oct. 16

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Asus, which has made a name for itself by exploring hybrid, convertible form factors in mobile with the Transformer Pad series (nee Eee Pad Transformer) and brought the same transforming sleekness to the phone and tablet with the much delayed first-generation Padfone. It looks like the company is committed to that form factor and Asus […]

HP ENVY x2 Convertible Windows 8 Tablet Feels Premium (Video)

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We got some hands-on time with HP’s ENVY x2 Windows 8 tablet. Like rival offerings from Samsung, Asus, and others, the ENVY x2 will come with an optional keyboard dock that will give the device the look of a laptop or ultrabook, but HP’s entry comes with a more premium feel than competitors thanks to […]

Sony Announces VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 Hybrid Tablet

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Sony decided to combine its experience in tablets and laptops in its first Windows 8 device, the VAIO Duo 11. The Sony VAIO Duo 11 is an 11-inch hybrid device that runs Microsoft’s newest desktop OS. When close the Duo 11 is a regular 11-inch Windows 8 tablet like the Surface. Unlike the Surface which […]

Asus Padfone, Transformer Pad Infinity Destined for AT&T’s 4G LTE

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While U.S. customers can certainly import the Aus Padfone right now for a hefty cost, there’s news that U.S. wireless carrier AT&T will soon offer the transforming smartphone-tablet-netbook concept on its network as well as a 4G LTE variant of the Trasnformer Pad Infinity tablet. According to an un-named Asus representative speaking to Android Authority at […]

Samsung Series 5 Hybrid PC Combines Ultrabook, Tablet Concept

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After Acer and Asus had unveiled their Windows 8 tablets with keyboard docks–a design that became popular with Asus’ Android-powered Transformer slates–Samsung took the stage at Computex to ready its own design of the same concept. Samsung is using magnets to secure the tablet to the keyboard dock, and like rivals Asus and Acer, the […]

Nokia Will Launch Tablets, Smart Mobile Devices Sometime in the Future

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In a recent interview with the Financial Times, Nokia gave the public a rare glimpse of what its future product portfolio would consist of, and perhaps the move is to incite investor confidence after a series of credit downgrades and concerns following the company’s announcement of $1.7 billion in losses. In the interview, Nokia Chairman […]

Asus Cites Snapdragon S4 Shortage for Padfone Delay

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It looks like Asus’ transforming Padfone smartphone-tablet-netbook device has missed its April debut date in Taiwan and the manufacturer of the device cites Qualcomm’s shortage of the Snapdragon S4 processor as the reason. Initially, the Padfone would have debuted in Taiwan in April and the company would launch the device in more markets shortly after, […]

Verizon Customers Want the Galaxy Note, Petition Begins to Let Big Red Know

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Prior to AT&T releasing the 4G LTE-capable Galaxy Note, a smartphone-tablet hybrid device with a large high resolution 5.3-inch display, on its network, there were rumors that Verizon Wireless may bring a Galaxy Note to its own network dubbed the Galaxy Journal. Since then, there hasn’t been word of a Note or Note variant for […]

LG Optimus Vu and Samsung Galaxy Note Pictured Together

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Though still a niche product with its 5.3-inch screen, the Galaxy Note is making a big splash in the mobile smartphone and tablet world and the AT&T 4G LTE edition is receiving a huge marketing push in the U.S. ahead of launch with a recent Super Bowl commercial. It seems that LG is not one […]

LG Hints at Optimus Vu Smartphone, MWC Introduction?

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LG has posted a teaser video that announces some of the basic features of the company’s new LG Optimus Vu smartphone. The device, which will follow more well-known predecessors like the Dell Streak 5 and the Samsung Galaxy Note, will also have a 5-inch display. What’s curious is that rather than going with a widescreen […]

Is the Samsung GT-N8010 the Galaxy Note II?

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The Samsung Galaxy Note took on a unique hybrid form factor. As a device with a 1280 X 800 high resolution 5.3-inch screen, the Note could either be used as a large smartphone or a small-sized portable tablet. In the few months that the Note has been on the market, it looks like Samsung may […]

Samsung Galaxy Note for AT&T Gains Dual-Core Snapdragon CPU, 4G LTE Support

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We had previously reported that Samsung’s 5-inch tablet-phone hybrid form factor mobile touchscreen device may be headed to AT&T, and it seems that the AT&T edition will be a little bit different than the international version. As it stands, the version that was seen going through the FCC earlier for U.S. regulatory approval may be […]