The play-whatever-you-throw-at-it Swiss Army Knife media player VLC is now available as an iPad app. And it’s free! So unless you get some sick pleasure out of transcoding, dust off some DivX files and try it out.
Don’t be fooled by that background: this Menq EasyPC E790 is only using Windows CE 5.0 for the sake of this hands-on. The successor to the $89 E760 we saw last year still sports a Samsung ARM processor, bumps the 7-inch display’s resolution to 800 x 480, and at least as far as this Techvideoblog video hands-on shows,
can do a decent (albeit not great) job of handling DivX files, Skype, and browsing. There’s a promise from the manufacturer that Android is coming sometime in the next month, but honestly, given what we’ve seen before, we’d be happy to stick with Windows [...]