Tag Archives: netbook

Emtec announces strange new netbook with removable OS drive

Emtec is largely just a supplier of laptop peripherals, but they are jumping into the Netbook game with the Gdium. Interestingly, it doesn’t contain a built-in hard drive, which probably explains its slim, attractive looks: instead, it runs from a … Continue reading

HP ships Mini 1000 six-cell battery

A common way for computer manufacturers to keep the price down on netbooks is by only providing a three cell battery over a six cell, then releasing the six cell as an aftermarket accessory. Since netbooks are, to me, entirely … Continue reading

Mouse netbook introduces DVD burner into depressingly standard equation

[netbooktextexpanderscript]1.6GHz Atom processor, 160GB hard disk, 1GB RAM, 10.2-inch (1,024×600) display, and Windows XP Home Edition.[/netbooktextexpanderscript] And thus my post would usually write itself. But hold on a minute, lazy blogger! Mouse’s latest netbook, the LB-5100W, comes with a built-in … Continue reading

Netbooks swallowing notebook market whole

Revenue from computer sales is down by 20 percent despite a 1 percent increase in shipments. This is because netbooks are cannibalizing sales of desktops and notebooks alike. It is odd, to me, that people can use these things as … Continue reading

Liliv S7 MID promises 7 hour HD battery life

Overlooked in the chaos of enthusiasm that followed the announcement of the Vaio P is Viliv’s S7 MID, which — providing the feature bullet points isn’t just a collection of bold lies — looks pretty swank. According to Viliv, the … Continue reading

CES: Dell announces Mini Inspiron 10, Adamo luxury laptop brand

Clamping my ears to prevent my melted brain from oozing out of my cochleas, I stumbled up to the Dell Suite in the Palms Pleasure Tower this morning to allow Dell’s constabulary of attractive public relations girls the honor of … Continue reading

Vogue advertises $830 netbook sleeves

Spotted in this month’s Vogue, this utter insanity: ensconcing your $349 Dell Inspiron Mini 9 in an $830 Goyard netbook sleeve. Aren’t sleeves supposed to cost less than the computers they protect? [image via Geeksugar]

See the fancy Pocket PCs that Intel wants you to buy instead of Netbooks

Behold the ultra-mobile PCs of CES 2009. Intel Ultra Mobility chap Uday Keshavdas reminds us that this–running Vista on $1,000 Pocket PCs you can’t type properly on–is what Atom was supposed to be for! Some of these devices are actually … Continue reading

First 3G Netbook on 2 year cellular contract: $100 for the machine, $1,440 for the plan

Acer’s Aspire One, a $300 netbook, will be available with an integrated 3G modem for $100, if you agree to a 2-year cellular plan. Let’s assume that this Radioshack ad isn’t fake. The deal is a bad one. Something that … Continue reading

Hello Kitty charges $891 for a netbook

Manufactured by the same mysterious and omnipresent Taiwanese company that makes and markets all spec-identical netbooks, the HK C1 does not deviate a jot from the standard paradigms: an Atom processor, 1GB of RAM, a 120GB hard drive and Windows … Continue reading