Nokia prepping tablets, netbook, touchscreen phones?

Nokia will release a new touchscreen-based Internet Tablet in the fourth quarter, says TheStreet. Meanwhile, a Nokia haptic touchscreen-based smartphone is due in the third quarter, followed by a “Nautilus” touchscreen phone shipping in 2010, and possibly a Foxconn-manufactured Nokia netbook, the financial website claims.

Intel’s laptop for kids goes to China

Intel’s convertible “Classmate” PC for schoolchildren has been released in China for the first time, as the Hanvon HCQ890 (left), the chipmaker says. Separately, Computer Technology Link, one of several companies marketing the Classmate in the U.S., supplemented its offering with a standard netbook, the UW1.