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  • Netbook Navigator Nav 13X

    Published by dennis March 5, 2012

    While netbooks today may have lessened in stature among the new devices that are coming out, still there can be a market worth exploring for them. Some people may still look for the portability and convenience that netbooks may offer. And when the netbook in question looks like the Netbook Navigator Nav 13X, then it is surely worth checking out.
    What makes the Netbook Navigator Nav 13X quite appealing is that it is

  • HP Mini 1104 Netbook

    Published by kristoffer January 23, 2012

    HP does not give up churning out netbooks as if these small laptops remain trendy. It latest Mini 1104 is ideal for the students who are a bit tight on the budget, or professionals who are in need of a low-cost computing solution.
    This 10.1-inch netbook sports a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N2600 processor, a WSVGA diplay, 320GB of storage, 2GB of DDR3 SDRAM, Windows 7 Home Premium, Bluetooth, and WiFi. Customers also get t

  • Second-Gen Samsung Series 9 Ultrabooks Unveiled

    Published by kristoffer January 10, 2012

    Apart from the US-bound Galaxy Note, Samsung is also set to offer a new line of ultrabooks during its CES 2012 show. The Samsung Series 9 sports a 15-inch screen on a 14-inch body.
    How a screen that large can fit into a smaller body? It is all about semantics, really. Traditionally, a laptop with 15-inch form factor means that it has a 15-inch screen plus half an inch or so for the bezel. What Samsung is… [Read More]

  • Webbook Brings Low-Cost Computing to South Africa

    Published by kristoffer October 19, 2011

    Vodaphone and Canonical announce its joint project, the Vodacom “Webbook,” a low-cost mobile computer for South Africa that comes with a Freescale IMX 51 processor to lower cost and power consumption. This technical spec makes the Webbook the first mainstream consumer Linux distribution built for the ARM platform.
    TechCrunch has interviewed Chris Kenyon, Vice President of Canonical’s OEM Services

  • Samsung N102: It’s N100 Without the MeeGo

    Published by kristoffer August 23, 2011

    The Samsung N100 netbook may be well-liked, but people are turned off by its MeeGo OS. Luckily, it has a Windows version.
    The 10.1-inch Samsung N102 netbook ditched the open source OS in favor of the watered-down Windows 7 Starter Edition. Apparently, Notebook Italia reports that this netbook is currently being sold in India and Russia, with no clue whether this will reach other markets. The N102 also costs more

  • Asus Banks on the Eee PC X101 for a Netbook Renaissance

    Published by kristoffer July 29, 2011

    Netbooks will not die easily, as proven by a newly-released Eee PC X101 by Asus. The MeeGo-powered netbook, along with beefed up Windows-run X101H, have appeared on its own product pages on Asus’ website. After all, comsumers will never complain about computers that lag in computing power as long as it is portable.
    The X101 features a 10.1-inch display with 1024 x 600 resolution, 1.5GHz Intel Atom Oak Trail

  • Acer Introduces Aspire One Happy 2, Hopes Netbooks Still Trendy

    Published by kristoffer July 1, 2011

    Acer is not giving up on the netbook as it introduces the Aspire One Happy 2 for the U.S. market. The netbook, which comes in bright Skittles-like colors, features dual-core Atom N570 CPU, 250GB hard drive, 1GB of RAM, WiFi, and a 10.1-inch screen.
    It is strange to see that Acer is offering a “new” netbook using specs that are so two years ago and these would even be considered awful at that time. Eve

  • Samsung’s Solar-Powered Netbook Comes to U.S.

    Published by kristoffer June 21, 2011

    Solar-powered netbooks is unheard of in the United States, even if the country has been on an “eco” mood lately. Don’t worry though, because Samsung has announced that its NC235S solar-powered netbook will be available in the US beginning July 3.
    The gadget features a 10.1-inch matte display with 1,024 x 600 resolution, 1GB of RAM, a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 dual-core processor, and a bunch of sol

  • Hercules Launches New eCafe Netbook Line

    Published by dennis April 3, 2011

    The netbook market has somehow been affected by the popularity surge of tablet PC’s. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that this sector may be going to virtual extinction. There are still a lot of people who might prefer the use of netbooks and there are manufacturers who still believe that there is still a healthy demand for the said device. One of such companies is Hercules as it recently launched a

  • Lenovo Unveils Intel Classmate+ PC For Kids

    Published by dennis March 10, 2011

    Intel has recently introduced its educational notebook that is targeted as an educational device for kids. Named as the Intel Classmate PC, it has been around since last year and is still coming up with newer versions. The latest in the lot is the new Classmate+ PC, a notebook for kids which was recently developed by Intel in partnership with PC manufacturer Lenovo.
    The Lenovo Intel Classmate+ PC offers an affordab

  • HP Mini Netbooks Now with Atom N570 Processors

    Published by kristoffer March 8, 2011

    After popping out in several devices last year, the dual-core Atom N570 processor is now in two previously-released HP netbooks.
    The HP Mini 210 (pictured) features a 10.1-inch WSVGA display with 1024 x 600 resolution, 250GB hard disk drive, 1GB RAM, a 0.3-megapixel camera, a 6-cell battery with up to 8 hours of power, and a Windows 7 Starter OS. Other specs include three USB 2.0 ports, a mini D-sub, Ethernet, WiF

  • NEC LifeTouch Note Android Netbook

    Published by dennis February 20, 2011

    With tablet PC’s getting more interest nowadays, it seems that the netbook market has been quite neglected of late. The popularity of tablets has somehow overshadowed the growth of netbooks. But this doesn’t mean that some manufacturers have entirely given up on them. NEC has recently introduced its new LifeTouch Note Android Netbook to keep the market interesting.
    The new NEC LifeTouch Note was actual

  • Acer Offers Education-Minded Aspire One E100

    Published by kristoffer January 27, 2011

    Acer is stepping into new territory as it introduces the Aspire One E100 netbook. It appears like the D255, but this dual-boot Android/ Windows netbook is loaded with education software, hence the “E” on its name. The netbook is a collaboration between Acer and the European Schoolnet.
    Features include a 10.1-inch display with 1024 x 600 resolution, an unspecified Atom processor, 1GB of RAM, 250GB inte

  • Fujitsu Lifebook T580 Arrives in North America

    Published by kristoffer December 22, 2010

    Adding to the list of netbook-tablets is the Fujitsu Lifebook T580, which will finally hit the North American market in time for the holidays. This netbook, which turns into a tablet computer, features Core i3 or i5 processor options and a 10.1-inch capacitive touch screen with N-trig digitizer, making it compatible for both finger and pen input.
    The Fujitsu Lifebook T580 comes in two different spec options. The r

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