Fusion Garage

Fusion Garage goes into liquidation, leaving $40 million in debts (Updated)

By Chris Meadows
January 9, 2012 // 1 Comment

Remember the claims of cold fusion that fizzled when scientists tried to reproduce the results? In that light, Fusion Garage’s name may have proven prophetic, because instead of shipping the promised new Grid 10 tablet, Slashgear reports that the company has just gone into liquidation. It turns [...]

Fusion Garage melts down? (Updated)

By Chris Meadows
December 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

After what looked at first like a promising return with its “Grid 10” tablet products, The Verge reports that the tablet manufacturing company Fusion Garage seems to have entirely disappeared. The Fusion Garage website only produces a database error, and Fusion Garage has not been responding to [...]

Quick Notes: Inexpensive tablets à gogo

By Chris Meadows
September 29, 2011 // 2 Comments

With the Amazon Fire suddenly burning at the front of bargain-conscious consumers’ minds, other cheap tablet news has been coming out of the woodwork. Let’s look at some of it. Not sure how I missed noticing this. In a desperate effort to stem the tide of its stock slumping yesterday, Barnes [...]

Fusion Garage cuts price of Grid 10 tablet by $200 to $299/$399

By Chris Meadows
September 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

Weird as it is to say for a company whose first try at a tablet was a noteworthy flop, the news coming in about Fusion Garage’s Grid 10 10” tablet just keeps getting better and better. Engadget reports that the prices on the tablet have dropped from the previously-announced $499 for 16GB [...]

New Fusion Garage tablets quite usable, Wired reports

By Chris Meadows
August 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Surprise surprise. Wired reports that Fusion Garage’s new Grid 10 tablet and Grid 4 smart phone are remarkably usable, marred by only a few glitches that need to be ironed out before the devices are ready for prime-time. The Wired hands-on piece notes that the devices are built on Android, but [...]

FCC filing suggests JooJoo 2 in the offing

By Chris Meadows
July 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Like a creeping zombie that refuses to lie down and die, it appears that Fusion Garage is primed to claw its way out of the grave with another try at a tablet device. Liliputing reports that Fusion Garage has sent a device to the FCC for testing. Details are sparse, but it’s apparently [...]

New JooJoo announced for next year

By Chris Meadows
October 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

In one of the BMW promotional films starring Clive Owen, after some fancy driving Owen glances over his shoulder at his passenger and bemusedly asks, “You still alive?” That was about my feeling on noticing a Gizmodo report stating that Fusion Garage, renowned for its spectacular breakup with [...]

Ruling issued in TechCrunch/Fusion Garage JooJoo lawsuit

By Chris Meadows
August 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

Speaking of tablets, anyone remember the JooJoo nee CrunchPad? It got a software update last week, and when I saw the story on Engadget a few days ago I actually had to cudgel my brain before I remembered what it was. But that’s actually not the most interesting news to hit about the device [...]

wordpress analytics