01/02/2013, At one point it would seem that netbooks could be the next big thing. After all they were pretty tiny in size meaning that portability and mobility were not an issue. However over the years, especially with the introduction of smartphones and tablets, not to mention Ultrabooks, it would seem that the relevancy of netbooks was slowly dying and come 2013, it looks like some of the netbooks bigger manufacturers […]
06/27/2012, Netbooks – do people still use them? I guess the answer would be “Yes”, although a resounding one it is not. The Acer TravelMate B113 is the latest netbook from the Taiwanese computer manufacturing company, where it will come along with an 11.6″ display alongside an Intel Celeron B877 processor – definitely not the fastest chip on the block by far, but it offers decent levels of performance for its […]
05/08/2012, Never ever judge a book by its cover, and the same applies to the world of notebooks, too. However, when it comes to the Acer Aspire One 725, perhaps “judgment” might be well worth the effort, as it does seem to work as well as it looks. The Acer Aspire One 725 was specially designed to offer a “sensational visual experience for superb multimedia”, which is pretty fly for a […]
04/29/2012, Netbooks are not in vogue, and have not been so for quite the longest time already, but apparently, this has not stopped Sol Computer from releasing their latest netbook that is based on the Intel Classmate PC design. Basically, that translates to the new Sol Computer netbook living up to everyday “abuse” that you can throw at it, especially when it is in the hands of children. Constructed out of […]
04/17/2012, While subsidized smartphones and tablets are fairly common practices among carriers, we have to admit that subsidized netbooks are somewhat of a rarer sight. That’s not to say that it hasn’t been done, but if you’re in the market for a subsidized netbook with a data plan, then Sprint might have the answer for you in the form of the IdeaPad S205s with a 4G module that relies on the […]
03/21/2012, What makes the Acamar Transformer Windows netbook special, standing out from the rest? Apart from its nifty naming convention, it also boasts of a convertible nature, allowing it to function as a tablet when desired, and reverting to a netbook form factor as and where necessary. The 8.9″ display on the Acamar Transformer is something slightly out of the ordinary, while the unique design provides the allowance to tilt back […]
02/10/2012, If you’re looking to get your hands on one of the first few netbooks with Intel’s Atom N2600 Cedar Trail processor, you might want to check out the Acer Aspire One D270. The netbook has already been on sale in Germany and Taiwan and now it looks like it’s almost in the US. The Acer Aspire One D270 is now available for pre-order from Adorama and Sears. The tiny, lightweight […]
01/22/2012, While ASUS may be making waves recently with its Transformer Prime tablet, it looks like the company has another netbook up its sleeve. Called the ASUS Eee PC R051BX, it seems to be targeted at business users. It features a 1GHz AMD C-60 CPU, a 10.1″ display, 1GB of DDR3 RAM, a 320GB hard drive, Radeon 6290, HDMI output, VGA output, two USB 2.0 ports, audio jacks, SD card reader, […]
01/20/2012, Ever since the tablet knocked the netbook off its lofty perch in the highly mobile computing market niche, you hardly hear about new releases from netbook manufacturers any more. This does not come across as a surprise, since most netbook configurations are the same, and they are not exactly high powered enough to get heavy duty work done due to the limited power processor, but rather, is great for checking […]
01/05/2012, MSI has recently announced the launch of a new netbook running on Intel’s Atom N2800 Cedar Trail processor. Clocked at 1.86GHz, this dual-core processor is slightly faster than Intel’s previous generation dual-core Atom chips. The netbook also features a 10.1″ (1024 x 600) display, Intel GMA 3640 onboard graphics, 1080p video support, and a touted improved power consumption compared to older netbooks. It also packs up to 2GB of RAM, […]
12/30/2011, With the increasing amount of ultrabooks and tablets on the market, people wonder if there really is a need for netbooks anymore. Lenovo seems to think so; the company recently added a new netbook to its IdeaPad range: the S110. The company released a teaser video showing off the entry level, portable notebook that should be making its debut at CES 2012.
12/21/2011, If you’ve got a spare Netbook lying around the house and you wish to turn it into something useful instead of letting it collect dust, you might want to check out the Oculus Telepresence Robot. The Oculus Telepresence Robot is an accessory which you can hook up to a netbook and turn it into a telepresence robot. The device will give your netbook a set of wheels to get around, […]
12/16/2011, Netbooks were sort of an alternative to laptops as they tended to be smaller, thus allowing for more mobility if all you wanted to do was surf the web and type up some documents. However it looks like under the pressure of the ever-increasing popularity of the ultrabook standard, Dell has appeared to have backed out from the Mini netbook line.
11/25/2011, If you were planning to get yourself a Samsung netbook, it seems that in an alleged email that Samsung sent to its trading partners, come Q1 of 2012 Samsung will be discontinuing their 10.1” netbook and will instead focus their efforts on ultrabooks which are also expected to launch some time in 2012.