OLPC XO Gets A Bump With Gen 1.5

Posted by Daniel Shain The good people of One Laptop Per Child haven’t been resting easy, and are working on releasing an upgraded model of their XO netbook by late August. While it’s not the touchy-feely XO2 we’re all waiting for, the OLPC XO 1.5 is a nice upgrade that is designed to make the overall unit more powerful without […]

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AMD Announces Neo Platform To Compete With Atom

Posted by Daniel Shain AMD has released a new platform for ultrathin notebooks (not netbooks, which they are eschewing, and we’re not even allowed to say that word anyway) today, which should offer improved graphics performance and battery life. Previously codenamed “Yukon,” AMD has talked about this before, but Athlon Neo is the official name and it is officially here. […]

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Asus Announces Touchscreen Eee PC By Early 2009

Posted Wednesday, October 22, 2008 by Daniel Shain Asus CEO Jerry Sheen has revealed that a touchscreen Eee PC netbook is expected to be available by early 2009. Approximately a year after the first Asus Eee PC hit the market, Asus is revolutionizing things again with a touch enabled Eee PC. When interviewed Shen did not divulge certain details, such […]

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HP officially releases HP Mini 1000

Posted Wednesday, October 29, 2008 by Daniel Shain The HP Mini 1000 has been officially released today. We first heard rumors about this a few days ago, and it has finally become official. The HP Mini 1000 is here for real. We didn’t have a lot of specs before, but now we know that it will be available in either […]

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HP Releases Budget 17-inch Laptop

HP has released a budget 17″ Compaq Presario laptop, the CQ70-120US. The CQ70 features a 17″ 16:9 display with a resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels, Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz processor, 3GB of RAM, Intel GMA 4500MHD integrated graphics, DVD burner, integrated webcam, 802.11 wifi, 250GB HDD, 3 USB ports, LAN, Ethernet, 56k modem, VGA out, 5-in-1 flash card […]

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Toshiba Launches New 17″ Notebooks

Toshiba has launched two new 17″ notebooks, the P300 and P300D. Toshiba P300 Satellite Notebook The P300 laptop sports a 17″ display with a sharp resolution of 1440 x 900. It runs off an Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 processor at 2GHz with 3GB of RAM and an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470. The laptop comes with a 250GB hard […]

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$100 Netbook Too Good To Be True

Rumors that Coby Electronics would be coming out with a $100 netbook have been officially squashed. It was reported in a number of areas a few days ago that Coby Electronics Corporation would be developing mini-notebooks at a cost of less than $100 by Spring 2009. If it sounds too good to be true, that’s because it is. The original […]

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Acer Launches First 4G WiMax Laptops

Acer has launched the markets first 4G WiMAX laptops, the Aspire 4930-6862 and the Aspire 6930-6771. These two notebooks are currently being sold in Baltimore, where the first WiMax network has been launched. Both laptops run an Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz processor, 3GB of RAM, integrated Intel 4500HMHD graphics, 320GB HDD, 5-in-1 flash card reader, WiMAX Certified WAN/802.11a/b/g/n, Acer’s […]

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Entry Level MacBook Air Ship Date Postponed

Posted by Daniel Shain “Due to an unexpected delay, we are unale to ship your MacBook Air by the date originally quoted to you.” – Apple representative Originally scheduled to ship by November 5th and be delivered by November 10th, Apple has pushed the dates for the new entry MacBook Airs back by 19 days. For those of you that […]

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