Intel predicts the end of tablets, laptops and netbooks
Here’s something you don’t hear every day. We’ve all heard that tablets will eventually replace desktops, notebooks and the like, but what about the end of tablets instead? Well the folks over at Intel seem to believe that in 10 years time we won’t be seeing those devices anymore. Not just tablets, but laptops and netbooks as well.
Samsung NC215S delayed until August
Don’t you just hate it when you have just a little bit more work to go, and with no power outlet in sight, your notebook gives up simply because there is no more battery left to power it? Well, Samsung feels that they have the solution in the form of the Samsung NC215S, but said netbook has been delayed until August later this year. This 10″ netbook is the first […]
Acer Aspire One Happy 2 netbook announced for US market
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 […]
Samsung to release NC215S solar-powered netbook in the US
While Samsung’s legal team is busy fending off Apple’s lawsuits, the company has been busy releasing other computers as well. Liliputing reports that Samsung has confirmed the release of its upcoming NC215S solar-powered netbook in the US next month. The lightweight computer features a 10.1″ 1024 x 600 matte display, 1GB of RAM, and a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 dual-core processor.But what’s special about this netbook is its lid that […]
Samsung might be developing a solar-powered netbook
OK, so we have covered news concerning a voice charging cell phone recently which frankly, does sound quite far fetched. After all, you would need a whole lot of mints to soothe that throat of yours which will most probably end up coarse once you are done with all that shouting. At least what we have here today sounds a whole lot more viable – a solar-powered netbook which might […]
HP Mini 210 Netbook, Updated
The HP Mini 210 is getting a refresh and this time around, HP has further refined its design. HP’s most popular Netbook has been modified to look good — from every angle (yes, even below). When closed, the curvy edge of the screen lands perfectly on the base of the laptop, and the same thing goes for the connection where the hinge of the screen is. From the side, its […]
HP 3105m arrives with $449 price tag
HP’s latest business notebook, the HP 3105m, is ready and raring to go. What we like most about this would be the relatively affordable price tag – after all, we are talking about $449 here, which clearly places it in netbook territory and yet offers performance levels that is a class above. The HP 3105m will be an 11.6 inch business notebook, sporting an AMD E-350 dual core processor and […]
Acer Chrome netbook to arrive with more than meets the eye?
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 […]
Android netbook going for just $76?
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 […]
Acer Aspire One Happy receives new colors and Atom N570 chipset
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 […]
Google Chrome OS laptops to get a monthly subscription?
We all know that the Google Chrome OS is about to make its debut as a stable operating system sometime in the new future, and that the netbooks are on their way. All that’s left to figure out is how much they will cost. According to an exclusive report from the folks at Neowin, it looks like Google will have an interesting pricing strategy for their Chrome OS netbooks.
Gigabyte M1005M starts to ship
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 look at it. Another latest release from the company would be the Gigabyte M1005M netbook that comes with a 10″ 1024 x 600 resolution display, a […]
Asus Eee PC T101MT convertible tablet introduced
Asus has just announced their latest device, the Eee PC T101MT convertible tablet which will receive an Atom processor upgrade, bringing it up to speed – we’re talking about a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 dual core chip. Too bad the rest of the specifications are more or less the same, which includes being able to carry up to 2GB RAM and sporting a 320GB hard drive. Depending on your needs, […]
Asus to release Google Chrome netbooks?
Fans of Google’s Chrome OS might have a reason to rejoice soon. Asus, creators of some of the hottest selling netbooks around, has been rumored to be releasing new netbooks that run on Google’s Chrome OS. The rumored netbooks will come with 10″ or 11″ displays and will cost around $200-$250, and possibly subsidized to $0 if paired up with a 3G contract. Despite the limited capabilities of the Chrome […]
Acer Aspire One AOD255E arrives with dual core processor
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 could eventually be the way where netbooks are headed, which is why the Acer Aspire One AOD255E will come with a dual core 1.66 GHz […]
Acer Iconia Tab W500 specs revealed
We know that the Acer Iconia Tab W500 will be released later this year after its announcement at the recently concluded MWC 2011, and it is nice to know that the Taiwanese computing giant has finally revealed its specifications for the tablet device. Tipping the scales at an extremely lightweight sub-1kg level, you will be able to enjoy a 10″ multitouch display, Windows Home Premium as the operating system of […]
NEC outs Android-powered LifeTouch Note netbook
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). Available in three flavors, you can choose from the high end model with Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity as well as 8GB of internal memory, while a Wi-Fi […]
Gigabyte Q2005 netbook receives dual-core processor
Gigabyte’s latest Q2005 netbook will be powered by a dual-core Intel N550 processor, where we do think it is capable of delivering a decent level of performance although the screen’s resolution leaves much to be desired at 1024 x 600. which is slowly become sub par in the 10.1-inch world. For some the lack of 1366 x 768 might be a deal breaker, but if you can get past that […]
Acer Aspire One E100 debuts with dual booting capability
Choice is always something we love having – if not, your local Burger King or McDonald’s menu would not have so many menu items, would they? Acer knows that some computer users are also equally fickle minded, and hence have come up with the Aspire One E100 netbook which is capable of booting into either Windows or Android – giving you the best of both worlds, although we believe that […]
Acer Aspire One AO522 begins to ship
Want to settle for something other than your usual Intel Atom fare? Well, there is always AMD as another viable replacement, so it makes perfect sense if Acer decided to fit in the AMD Fusion processor into their Aspire One AO522 netbook which by the way, was “upgraded” from pre-order status from several weeks ago to “shipping” at Amazon.com. Prices start from an extremely pocket friendly $329.99, where the black […]