CES has been the talking point this week for all our up and coming gadgetry, whether it be cameras, mobile phones or computers. MSI have announced some new models from varying series of it’s top quality laptop, netbook and tablet range. So here they are click on for the goods.
Looking for a seriously portable netbook with plenty of options for change, well computer makers Lenovo have taken it’s Lenovo ThinkPad Edge laptop, and shrunk it down to a super small 11” netbook. Best of all it’s not too expensive yet still allows for some decent technology within. Size is key with netbook, at … Read more
I think quite a while ago we looked at a prototype of a dual screened netbook/slate type computer substituting the keyboard for another touchscreen with a software keyboard for extra screen space. Well now Toshiba have announced the “clamshell” Libretto W100 a similar affair, obviously taking the simplicity of a DS and adding the functionality … Read more
The thing with netbooks in my opinion is they’re all well and good to carry about and do the odd bit of word processing or web surfingin a coffee shop, but they cant really do much else. Acer has obviously noted this and has updated its range to allow HD video capabilities but also given … Read more
Samsung have entered the touchscreen netbook market which may be a little late with the soon to be arriving folding tablets but where it makes up for it is in its durability and its compact size. A not so great 1024×600 10.1” it’s standard size for a netbook but this has a nice touchscreen … Read more
Although officially not released by Sony yet, Tesco had put up a new Sony Vaio M Netbook for sale for just under £300 but now it appears to have been removed from the site probably due to the fact Sony are keeping quiet about its official release, oops. A nice little black number the … Read more
AMD has announced the Tigris laptop platform which will become AMD’s "mainstream" platform capable of full 1080p, DirectX 10.1 support and offloading video encoding to the Radeon HD 4200 GPU. The CPU is the new 45nm dual core Caspian CPUs, with speeds ranging up to 2.6GHz which should make for quite a powerful little netbook. … Read more
China’s InfoTimes is reporting via Foxconn(the makers of the iPhone) that Apple will be releasing a Netbook. Its reported to have a 9.7” touchscreen and you should be able to pick one up for $800 in the U.S. What price that would mean for the UK remains to be seen but personally, I can’t see … Read more
The Acer Aspire One D250 is available on Amazon for £329.99. The Acer Aspire One D250 is a slimmed down version of the Acer Aspire One netbook with an Atom Processor, optional 3G, up to 2GB RAM, 160GB hard drive and 10.1 inch screen. What makes the Aspire One D250 different from its predecessor is … Read more
OCZ have come up with a slight twist on the normal netbook. The OCZ DIY Neutrino comes with a 10.1-inch 1,024 x 600 LED-backlit display, Intel's 945GSE chipset, a 1.6GHz Atom N270 processor, twin stereo speakers, VGA output, Ethernet, two USB 2.0 sockets, 1.3 megapixel camera, WiFi and a 4-cell 2,200mAh battery.
However some important things are missing including a hard drive, RAM, multicard reader and an operating system, all of which OCZ allows the end user to purchase as they see fit.
We can’t get through a week without a new netbook being released. This time it is the Samsung N310 10.1-inch netbbok. It apparently will have a "large size" keyboard while keeping its weight down to 1.23kg. The batter should also last 5 hours. Samsung has drafted in Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa to style the N310, … Read more
Lenovo has posted images as a teaser for its new netbook, the Pocket Yoga. This is a ultra-wide, VAIO P-like display with a leather-bound shell. Concept sketches, however, show the PC not only supporting a touchscreen for a stylus but a convertible design that would let the display flip backwards to use it as a … Read more
From today, customers can save a £5 a month with the two new 24-month tariffs. The cheapest option now comes in at £20 per month and sees the 8.9-inch Dell Inspirion netbook provided for free with a 1GB data allowance. The other tariff also sees the netbook free and for £25 a month gives the … Read more
Google Android is by no means just for Mobile Phones. It is based on the Linux Kernel and is open to developers to write code in Java so there is plenty of functionality that can be added to it. Also the beauty of Android is that as it is designed to work on a mobile … Read more
I am sure most people have noticed there has been a big push by the big mobile phone companies recently towards selling mobile broadband. Most new mobiles come with 3G and some form of a web browser and most companies sell some form of web access on top of the normal phone contracts. Companies like … Read more
Netbooks have always been perceived as low cost, basic computers for general web and email type activities. Well Asus says no to that preconception and has decided to fit its Asus N1oJ netbook with a Nvidia GeForce 9300 discrete graphics chip. The rest of the spec includes a 10″ 1,024×600 native resolution screen, Intel Atom … Read more