Archives For Netbooks
Recently Kevin Tofel of jkOnTheRun posted that he was looking for a data only plan from T-Mobile an he was disappointed that the options he was discovering all came with a 2 year contract.
Get ready for Pine Trail, the next generation of processors to run Netbooks and mobile devices. Intel unveiled details late last week and is touting improvements in performance and battery life.
[caption id="attachment_20519" align="alignleft" width="300" caption=""Branded PCs are cool!""][/caption] TechCrunch is floating a rumor that Google is not simply working with PC makers to get Chrome OS on to netbooks, but actually working on their own bran...
These dual screen netbook sized Tablets continue to puzzle me, but here we have a video of the Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ in a video unboxing.
If you're one of those Netbookers who keep looking for another OS to run, you might want to check out teh Jolicloud Pre-Beta that was released for download today.
Interesting discussion going on prompted in part by Michael Gartenberg's post on SlashGear about the Nokia Booklet 3G. He lists four reasons (style, quality, indulgence, battery life) why it is worth buying, even at a steeper price than most Netbooks.
Over the weekend I posted that I purchased a new computer and was going to being shifting my mobile strategy. I offered folks a chance to guess what the new computer was, and lo and behold, Rob Bushway, guessed correctly.
Normally, clones and knockoffs are associated with high-end goods, like Prada and Gucci. There's just not enough money in the low-end stuff to be worthwhile to copy, like counterfeiting $1 bills.
Via jkOnTheRun, I learned that AT&T is updating their selection of subsidized netbooks with the Acer Aspire One and Samsung Go running Windows 7.
Wow, I look at the calendar and it's November. That means Black Friday is just around the corner and most hard core geeks know that means bargains are to be found.
The folks behind Mobiln just keep on keeping on. They've just announced the release of v2.1 promising a more features. (see the summary after the jump.) Designed to run on Netbooks and Nettops using the Atom processor, the OS seeks to be a replacement OS for your Atom c...
Litl announced a 12" webbook today that's built for online content consumption. The most attractive thing about the device is that its display can be flipped back into easel mode.
The Red Ferret Journal has an interesting roundup of some Netbook bags. If you're going to tote around a small Netbook, I'm guessing your parameters are no different than with a Notebook.
I get it and I don't get it. Netbooks are the Pandora's box of computer manufacturers. They all jumped on the bandwagon to enter the market once Asus launched the phenomenon.
Kevin Tofel pointed out this Forbes article from Les Gomes entitled Intel's Not-So-Mighty-Atom. Essentially the article is another misinformed tear down of Netbooks, because, (BREAKING NEWS ALERT) Intel's Atom chipset isn't as powerful and can't do the same kind of thin...
Touch, touch, touch, touch. Everything is touch these days, including the small netbook form factor. If you want to see how the Viliv S7 convertible UMPC along with the ASUS EeePC T91, the Gigabyte Touchnote and other convertible devices stack up against one another, yo...
Is your Netbook screen too small? Do you just want to reach and touch something on your screen? The Mimo 720-S external touchscreen might be just the think.
A small survey conducted by Retrevo shows back-to-school laptop shoppers are interested in netbooks. In their sampling, 34% of respondents indicated a small lightweight netbook would be their computer of choice.
It isn't news that Microsoft and Intel cower in the giant shadow of the tiny Netbook that darkens the road of their future. They helped create it (with a big push from Asus) and are desperately seeking ways to restrict Netbooks and downplay what they offer in hopes of t...
No real surprise here, but Dell is discontinuing the Inspiron Mini 12 Netbook. As the Netbook craze took over we have seen devices that started out with tiny screens and form factors creep into larger and larger dimensions.
Brad of Liliputing blogged this little tip that might help GMail users with little screens (can you say Netbook). If you use lables (GMails method of filing emails) then those labels appear in the subject line when you open up GMail.
In what is part MacBook review / part Farewell to netbooks, GBM's Matt Dillon lays out why he's kissed netbooks goodbye. It is a great read, well written, and has some very good arguments on why a person should think twice before purchasing that next netbook.
Liliputing reports that MaxLinear and Hauppauge Digital are teaming up to build low-cost, low-consumption, low-size TV tuners for low-ly netbooks.
AT&T will begin selling a range of netbooks at its 2,200 retail stores in the coming days. The netbooks are subsidized for those who sign up for a two-year DataConnect 3G plan.
Rob posted last night about Google's announcement of the Chrome Operating System. Sometimes change sneaks up on you. Sometimes it comes with a loud bang.
Wow. We've all been speculating about a Google OS for years and, today, the veil has been lifted on Google Chrome OS, which is initially being targeted for netbooks.
Looks like Intel might be getting serious about protecting its flanks now that Netbooks are surrounding the castle. According to DigiTimes, Intel has hit Lenovo and Samsung with removal of preferential pricing for producing Netbooks with screens larger than the 10.2 ...
[caption id="attachment_15954" align="alignright" width="300" caption=""Artist's" rendition"][/caption] CNET is reporting that Microsoft is considering giving the thumbs up to selling Windows 7 on thumb drives, allowing PCs without DVD drives to upgrade...
A trustworthy source has shared word that Office Depot is streamlining their notebook lineup, shedding, among others, the HP tx2 Tablet PC from their offerings.
Christened the "Netbook King" at CES2009, Sascha Pallenberg and some of his cohorts have opened a video site, Netbooknews.com, that promises to offer lots of video coverage of Netbooks and all things mobile.
The news just keeps pouring out of Computex, this time coming from NVIDA who has just announced that 12 of their partners are shipping MIDs / Tablet and Netbooks with NVIDIA's Tegra technology: NVIDIA Corporation and industry partners today unveiled 12 new high-definit...
Fujitsu has just launched their first netbook, the M2010 Mini-Notebook. The M2010 is glossy ruby red, features 3 USB ports (as opposed to the normal 2 USB ports found in other netbooks), a 10.1Ã¢â‚¬Â screen, a webcam, Bluetooth, sd card slot, stereo speaker...
In their latest "Hive Mind" feature, Lifehacker has put the spotlight on the five best netbooks as nominated by the readers. No huge surprises on the list.
SugarSync is looking for real stores from real SugarSync users. If you have an interesting story about how you use Sugarsync, visit this survey page for your chance to win one of five Dell netbooks and 50 Sugarsync t-shirts. I blogged about how I'm starting to use Su...