The number of patent infringement cases has grown again this morning. In an official press release, Nokia has announced that it is suing RIM, Viewsonic, and HTC for violating as many as 45 Nokia patents. The Finnish handset maker has filed a complaint to the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against HTC, filed US ... Read More »
After failing to produce a compelling Android tablet, ViewSonic will now try their hand at producing low-end Android phones. Elizabeth Woyke of Forbes reports that ViewSonic will unveil the ViewPhone 3 at CES next week. This budget Android phone is aimed at the emerging Latin American markets, but ViewSonic will also sell an ... Read More »
Selling patent licenses and “protecting” smaller companies is nothing new for Microsoft. Earlier this summer, Microsoft made headlines several times for doing just that. Microsoft has been doing this for years now, so what’s made these latest licensing deals headline worthy? It’s because the patents haven’t gone out to cover Windows manufacturers. Instead, Android manufacturers ... Read More »
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Earlier today I was downplaying Viewsonic’s Viewpad offerings for their lack of processing power and outdated OS, but I failed to mention the display maker’s other new Android product – the Viewsonic 10″ G-Tablet. This device features the latest Android 2.2, a 10.1 inch TFT LCD (1024×600), NVIDIA’s dual-core 1 GHz Tegra 2 ... Read More »
Today Viewsonic announced its Viewpad line of Android-based tablets, including the Viewpad 7 and Viewpad 10. Neither device is that exciting nor would I recommend them to any of our readers, but it’s nice to see Viewsonic trying to get in the game.
The Viewpad 7 is a 7-inch Android 2.2 tablet that will retail ... Read More »
Viewsonic was showing off their first Android tablet, the Viewpad 7, at IFA this week and we got to spend some quality hands-on time with the device. What I found was a pretty remarkable first effort from Viewsonic, but the Viewpad 7 will not be able to take on the Samsung Galaxy Tab.
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The Android tablet market is about to get a lot more interesting. IFA is set to kick off this week and it looks like ViewSonic wants to grab a little extra attention with a pre-show press release of their new ViewPad 7. From what we can tell, ViewSonic’s ViewPad7 is simply a rebranded OlivePad, which ... Read More »
The VTablet 101 is powered by the Nvidia Tegra 2 and features an 8.9in display.