Dell Aims to Tap Tablet and Netbook Market with Inspiron Duo


If you were concerned about Warner’s split personality with his ‘Should I get a tablet or not‘ post this morning, Dell really feels your pain. The device, which was shown off earlier at IDF this year, has now gotten its own teaser video courtesy of Dell, which shows the duo-personality netbook/tablet hybrid. With ChangeWave’s recently […]

A Sign of What’s to Come: AT&T Rolls Out Pay-As-You-Go Plans

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Anyone who follows the mobile technology scene with any degree of regularity knew this was coming in some way shape or form and coming soon. Now it looks like AT&T is giving it’s flavor of a Pay-As-You-Go plan a roll out with three new devices.  The two netbooks and one notebook include the Acer Aspire […]

More Video of the Dell Inspiron Duo Hybrid


The Dell Inspiron Duo made quite a splash at IDF 2010 when it debuted on stage on Tuesday. Yesterday the Inspiron Duo made another appearance, this time at Intel’s App Up Elements conference. I didn’t get a chance to see it in person since I was speaking on a couple of panels, but some of […]

Pixel Qi Display DIY Netbook Upgrade


Our friend Joanna Stern installed a Pixel Qi 3Qi display on her Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 and the results look pretty good. The Pixel Qi transflective display, originally designed by the OLPC team, is now available from MakerShed for $275 and it appears to be a pretty simple upgrade. Outdoor transflective displays have been available on […]

MeeGo 1.0 for Netbooks is Go!


The first version of MeeGo, the mighty gestalt OS formed by Intel’s Moblin and Nokia’s Maemo, is now available for developers and geeks to try out. This gives developers a chance to get cracking on apps and geeks a chance to be geeks. Speaking of which, Brad Linder already has a video of it in […]

Acer turns out a new convertible – the Aspire Timeline 1825PT


Not sure whether to classify this as a more powerful convertible netbook or a touch-only convertible Tablet PC. Regardless, Acer has officially announced a new convertible with 11.6″ 1366×768 multi-touch display, Intel Core 2 duo processor, HDMI-out, and up to eight hours of battery life.

Acer denies their awesomeness: no Chrome OS netbooks at Computex


Acer, what gives? There have been rumblings about you being first out of the gate with a Chrome OS netbook since December. But when VentureBeat reports that you’re ready to unveil one at Computex, you immediately smash that rumor and further pulverize it by discussing its “potential”.

Chrome OS devices coming from Acer: netbook, tablet or other?


Google announced Chrome OS, their web-centric operating system, almost a year ago and we’re still waiting for it. Well, the wait isn’t quite over yet, but it’s shortening: VentureBeat reports a couple of Acer products running Chrome OS will be unveiled at Computex. But what kind of products will they be?

Netbook boom could be over, iPad to blame?


Fortune Tech at presents data from Katy Hubert of investment firm Morgan Stanley to illustrate how growth in the netbook market has severely declined. Paired with a chart showing what products people are skipping in favor of the iPad, it looks like the iPad is “gobbling up” netbook sales… maybe.

Joanna Stern reviews the ASUS Eee PC T101MT


Joanna Stern has a thorough rundown of the ASUS Eee PC T101MT convertible tablet netbook, including everything you could possibly want to know about the touch experience, though once you read it, you won’t want to experience it for yourself. Sounds like it’s pretty good for a resistive touchscreen, responsive and even offering multi-touch. But…

Entourage eDGe Reviewed


For those who absolutely want to hear some other kind of Tablet/slate/eBook news other than the iPad, here’s one for you. CrunchGear has posted a review of the enTourage eDGe dual screen device that “defies classification” with its eInk screen opposite its Android powered Netbook. This device is one that many have their eyes on […]

GBM InkShow: The Lenovo Thinkpad X100E (Video)


This is nice surprise, at least for me. I’ve never considered myself to be in the market for a smaller netbook-sized Notebook, but I could see where this would be of value. Lenovo has created the ThinkPad X100E that features all of the Lenovo magic we’re accustomed to, in a much smaller package, and priced […]

Viliv S10 Special Sales Event Thursday


Dynamism is holding a special sales event for the Viliv S10 blade. The online ultraportable store is offering a couple of incentives on the higher-end Viliv S10’s. If you opt for any of the three models with a 64GB SSD you’ll get a free spare battery and a $70 instant rebate. The Viliv S10 starts […]

Acer Aspire 1820PT pricing unofficially official


Word out of Engadget is the Acer Aspire Timeline 1820PT convertible tablet will be priced at 599 Euros. They’re guessing that means it’ll be priced at $599 in the States. Sounds about right, especially since one of our forum members, Elmstrom, already found it priced on for £599.99 recommended retail.

Dynamism bringing the Viliv S10 Blade to the States


The multi-touch convertible Viliv S10 Blade, which I got to handle at CES, is coming to the U.S. from Dynamism. Featuring a 10.1″ HD LCD (1366×768) and Intel Atom processor up to 2.0GHz, it’s a compact but potent package with options for built-in HSPA 3G and 64GB SSD.

HP Intros an Android Netbook at MWC


According to VentureBeat, HP is going to roll out an Android Netbook at Mobile World Congress next week. It will be launched under the Compaq division and feature the same Android OS as currently appears on the Droid and the Nexus One. It will feature a touch based browser and other touch enhancements, but it […]

Bill Gates: voice + pen + keyboard = netbook?


In an interview with a BNET blogger (via All Things Digital), Microsoft founder Bill Gates, when asked about the iPad, came out swinging in defense of his favored form factor. “You know, I’m a big believer in touch and digital reading, but I still think that some mixture of voice, the pen and a real […]