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Google-branded Netbook with Chrome OS Expected on December 7th

12/03/2010, Sources tell popular Weblog Engadget that Google is gearing up to launch its own self-branded netbook running the company’s Chrome OS on December 7th at an event. Sparse details about the netbook indicate that Chrome OS is still in beta....

Malata T9000 smartbook checked out

09/30/2010, Our friends over at NetbookNews have taken the Malata T9000 out for a spin at Mobilize 2010, where you can check out just what they think of it in the video above. This tablet does have its fair share of cuteness, coming in a blue and black clamshell...

Always Innovating updates Touch Book, calls it Smart Book

09/16/2010, Always Innovating has given its Touch Book device a hardware refresh, dubbing it the Smart Book this time around. While it does resemble the original at first glance, within the case lies a removable mobile device which doubles up as a handset for making...

Haleron Swordfish Mini smartbook video

03/15/2010, Haleron’s Swordfish Mini smartbook has been featured in this short video which shows off what you can view through its 7″ display that runs off Windows CE. While this isn’t as great as a netobok, it does have enough muscle to do what...

Firstview Presents $65 Low Cost Nike PC706V SmartBook

03/08/2010, Firstview HK Electronic Limited has come up with a SmartBook that will only cost $65 to manufacture, dubbed the Nike PC706V. While we’re not sure whether a certain sports company will see red over the name, we do know that it is powered by...

Smartbook Logo 3G notebook

02/25/2010, Smartbook of Germany’s Logo 3G notebook is being prepared to roll out later next month at CeBIT, where it is equipped with a 3G UMTS modem to help you remain connected virtually wherever you are. Apart from that, it comes with staples such as an...

Ubuntu Netbook Edition targets ARM-powered smartbooks

02/18/2010, A remixed version of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system has resulted in the Ubuntu Netbook Edition, targeting netbooks with small displays and relatively low power processors. Apart from that, a bunch of smartbooks with ARM-based processors will...

Marvell Smart, smartbook reference design

01/05/2010, [CES 2010] At CES Unveiled, Marvell let us play with a smartbook reference design apparently called SMART.You can’t tell from the photos, but it is extremely light (it’s almost weird), but don’t worry we got used to it pretty rapidly....

Freescale Smartbook Tablet

01/03/2010, [CES 2010] Freescale is grabbing the bull by the horns and has come up with its own tablet design that not only shows what Freescale’s technology is capable of, also serve as a reference design for computer makers around the world, like Inventec....

Asus Smartbook to arrive as early as next year

10/30/2009, Asus does not want to be left behind in the smartbook race (moving on from smartphones), where their first Android-powered smartbook ought to hit retail shelves by early 2010. Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip and the Google mobile OS, this...