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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....

Ubuntu Linux Hacked on to Android-Based Toshiba AC100

10/01/2010, If you’re looking for a more robust experience than the Android operating system provides on a smartbook computing platform like the Toshiba AC100, then the latest Ubuntu hack may give some users hope at converting a smartbook back into a...

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...

Qualcomm: Tablets Killed the Smartbook

09/08/2010, Forget about the impact that tablets like Apple’s iPad is having on the netbook industry; chipmaker Qualcomm is saying that the emerging consumer tablet industry is killing off the smartbook market, highlighted by hopeful devices such as the Lenovo...

Toshiba AC100-114 smartbook details leaked

06/04/2010, Toshiba’s latest and upcoming smartbook, the AC100-114, has not been announced officially in any manner to date, but that has not stopped someone from coming up with leaked details in a spec sheet. The 10.1″ smartbook will be powered by the...

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...

Smartbook concept should be realized

03/11/2010, This Smartbook does not describe a kind of consumer electronics device, but is a conceptual portable computer instead, where this smartphone can be flipped open to reveal a QWERTY keyboard which can be synchronized with its personalized PC tablet....

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...

BYD Snaptop concept smartbook powered by Snapdragon

02/17/2010, [MWC 2010] Qualcomm was demonstrating this Smartbook at Mobile. It is a concept, not a product, but its design is very interesting to look at. As you can see, there’s a small keyboard – but what you don’t see is that it can be snapped in...

Haleron Mini Swordfish smartbook ships

01/28/2010, Haleron enters the smartbook fray with the Mini Swordfish, where this ARM-powered 7″ device looks more or less like a minor update to the Mio Smartbook Haleron which was unveiled to the masses in 2009. The processor is a wee bit faster at 300Mhz,...