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Android Honeycomb 3.2 running on an ASUS Eee PC

11/21/2011, Interested in running Android on your computer? Well, short of buying FXI’s Cotton Candy, it seems that an open source project called Android-x86 is currently working on a means to get Android up and running on your laptop or PC. It seems that so far so...

Lenovo X130e confirmed for 2011 release

11/15/2011, With so much news swirling around smartphones and tablets these days, you hardly hear of new notebooks being rolled out – such news is far and hard to come by. Well, the Lenovo X130e which was leaked recently, where it was accompanied by a X1 Hybrid...

Amiga netbook rolls back the years

10/24/2011, Early adopters of computers who used those expensive machines for gaming at home would most probably have memories of the name Amiga – and it seems as though the company wants to invoke a little bit of nostalgia by rolling out a netbook which is...

NEC MGX 7-inch netbook demonstrated

10/13/2011, Are netbooks relevant? That is certainly a question worth asking, considering the number of tablet devices that have made their way to the market these days, virtually phasing out the netbook. After all, when was the last netbook announcement you read on...

Sol Computers deliver netbook and tablet with Pixel Qi displays

09/13/2011, Pixel Qi has done some rather impressive work with their sunlight-friendly displays in the past, and said screens have already made their way to the offices of San Diego-based Sol Computers. According to Sol Computers, the company decided to settle on...

Apple patent suggest antenna hidden under the keys

08/17/2011, A couple of days ago we reported that a prototype MacBook Pro that sported a 3G antenna was seen on eBay, and just a few days after that, an Apple patent was released that suggested something similar, albeit improved upon.

Acer Aspire One Happy 2 netbook announced for US market

06/30/2011, Netbooks are so 2008 – and with the advent of tablets (especially the all-conquering iPad 2), the netbook market has certainly stopped growing at previously giddy rates. Acer is not going to give up on their netbook range anytime soon, having...

Mobile Devices Surpass PCs In WiFi Usage

06/23/2011, Would you be surprised if you found out that more people use their phones for WiFi access rather than their PCs? If you’re not I can’t blame you because frankly speaking, nowadays everyone’s smartphone can do most of the basic functions...

Acer Chrome netbook to arrive with more than meets the eye?

04/28/2011, Just two days before Google rolls out the long awaited Chrome operating system, a screenshot leak might have thrown a spanner in the works – we are looking at a keyboard which could very wel belong to a future Acer netbook, where said netbook is...

Android netbook going for just $76?

04/24/2011, China, the manufacturing hub of the world, is famous for rolling out cheap clones of existing devices. Well, they might have devices in quantity, but when you talk about quality, that is something which is sorely lacking for sure. After all, we’ve...

Acer Aspire One Happy receives new colors and Atom N570 chipset

04/24/2011, Just what is the color of happines? For some, it might be the pure white of a wedding gown (for most ladies, that would be the happiest day in their life), while the rest might think that the green of our US dollar is what makes them happiest. Acer, the...

Gigabyte M1005M starts to ship

03/31/2011, The name Gigabyte isn’t going to invoke a whole lot of wonder in you, but it is a decent enough company to roll out average hardware that should last the entire distance of its lifetime, although you wouldn’t expect heads to turn when they...

Acer Aspire One AOD255E arrives with dual core processor

03/02/2011, Looks like dual core processors are all the rage these days, and even the iPad 2′s A5 processor has two cores. Well, how will this affect the way netbooks work? Not much, but manufacturers are also starting to get the hint that having two cores...

NEC outs Android-powered LifeTouch Note netbook

02/14/2011, NEC intends to fully support the Google Android platform with their latest release which comes in the form of the LifeTouch Note netbook, where it will be powered bt Android 2.2 Froyo while running on NVIDIA’s Tegra 250 mobile processor (aka Tegra 2)....