We get in touch with Asus' latest 10in and 12in EeePads - are they iPad killers?
One's got Windows 7, the other's powered by Nvidia's Tegra 2 and Google's Android OS.
MSI's new tablets have been sighted, with both a single 10in and dual-screen upcoming.
With Apple's iPad device grabbing headlines, ARM's Roy Chen predicts "more than 50" slate-style devices hitting the market by the end of the year.
Sharp is set to launch a device which it believes sits between smartphones and netbooks - a 5" touchscreen unit running Ubuntu 9.04.
Nokia will use Intel x86 chips to make future mobile products.
Freescale has unveiled a range of concept designs for "smartbook" systems - devices based on the company's ARM processors that sit between smartphones and netbooks.
Sales of Mobile Internet Devices based on Intel's Menlow platform have been significantly lower than the company has predicted - but Intel claims it's nothing to worry about.
Could Apple be planning a low-cost multitouch Mac-based tablet as a competitor to the popular netbook format it so publicly derided?
China-based Skytone has launched the first commercial Android-based netbook for just $100 - and it even doubles up as a tablet PC.
Acer has confirmed that, despite product testing being ongoing, Google's Android platform isn't yet suitable for netbook devices.
OpenMoko has announced that it is postponing plans for a follow-up to its ambitious open source smartphone to concentrate on the secretive "Project B."
Garmin-Asus are allegedly planning an Android-based low-cost smartphone to be sold under the Eee brand, positioned alongside current WinMo and Linux devices.
Motorola has announced the closure of its Windows Mobile development centre in Florida, prompting speculation that it is ditching the platform in favour of Google's Android.
Google has launched a version of the Android-equipped HTC Dream aimed at developers, with writeable flash and a bootloader which will run unsigned code.
The infamous iPhone-Dev team has managed to get a working copy of Linux to boot on an iPhone, although the hack is very much at the proof of concept stage.
T-Mobile has suspended pre-orders of the new G1, a.k.a. HTC Dream, handset running Google's Android platform due to "overwhelming popularity."
Mobile internet devices based on the open-source Linux operating system are expected to account for 23 percent of the market by 2013 according to analysts.
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