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 good, as the developers behind the project have successfully managed to load up Android Honeycomb 3.2 on various netbooks and laptops.
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 and an $800 Ultrabook. Here we are with more details concerning the Lenovo X130e – it is being prepared to roll out into the […]
11/01/2011, I know, I know, the netbook market is slowly but surely dying – it cannot be helped, as tablets have more or less taken over the world simply because they have gotten better, more affordable and powerful, but does that mean the netbook market is far from finished? Acer does not think so, where $297 will net you an Acer Aspire One Happy 2 which has been touted to be […]
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 powered by an Amiga operating system, no less. Touted to cost anywhere from $300 to $500, it will come with the AmigaOS4 operating system, where […]
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 Ubergizmo? NEC still flies the netbook flag though as they are working on a 7″ version that boasts an OLED touchscreen display that is still under development.
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 what Pixel Qi had to offer because of the higher rate of visibility. Too bad by throwing these displays into an otherwise mediocre hardware configuration, the price has increased […]
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.
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 announced the Aspire One Happy 2 netbook which is heading towards the US market, being powered by a dual-core Atom N570 CPU which is a slight upgrade over the […]
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 of a computer, for example edit documents, check/reply/send emails, instant message, upload photos, check on social networking sites, browse the web, etc, so unless you’re looking to run some […]
05/06/2011, Toshiba is still in the netbook game (after all, there is money to be made there) what with their latest model, the NB520 arriving in Europe. What makes the Toshiba NB520 stand out from the rest of the crowd? Well, we are looking at the built-in harman/kardon speakers that is literally and figuratively music to your ears, with initial reports pointing out that they do sound rather good – albeit […]
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 also touted to run on the unreleased Chrome OS. The keyboard itself stands out from the rest, showing off a layout that is different from […]
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 seen our fair share of cloned devices from China in the past, and with the current craze of tablets in the market, that isn’t going to stop anytime […]
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 computer manufacturer from Taiwan, has other ideas though – they will be revamping their Acer Aspire One Happy range of […]
04/17/2011, News of the Android operating system taking the world by storm is certainly encouraging to advocates of the operating system, and you ought to know by now that Android isn’t just on smartphones and tablets – it is also part of the netbook DNA. Someone apparently spotted a Rockchip RK2918-powered netbook that which runs off the Android OS, so that’s something different from the rest of the crowd. This netbook […]