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Vodafone Webbook released

Vodafone Webbook

Yesterday, Vodafone introduced a new netbook in the form of the Webbook. This mobile device is meant especial for those in South Africa, offering Internet connectivity
Vodacom. Specs of the Webbook include a 512MB memory, addition 4G storage, and a 10-inch LCD screen as the most notable features. mehr »

Posted on Oct 19, 2011 in ALL NEWS, Gadgets, netbook

Atom N435-based Eee PC X101 from ASUS to Hit Stores in July

The Asus Eee PC X101, one of the noted devices introduced in COMPUTEX 2011 this month will be available in stores beginning July. The ultrathin netbook will have two variants: a MeeGo model, priced at US$199 and a Windows 7 counterpart (named X101H) which will be at a US$310 to US$350 pricepoint. Inside will be a 1.33 GHz single core Atom N435, a six-cell battery and a tiny solid state drive, probably around 8 to 16 GB, considering the cheap price.

via Digitimes

Posted on Jun 27, 2011 in ALL NEWS, laptops, netbook

Motoblur to get a new name

Motoblur

Remember the MOTOBLUR? It’s an okay user interface but some people don’t like it’s name. Public feedback showed that the name will be forgotten but we don’t know how it will be called this time. mehr »

Posted on Jun 10, 2011 in ALL NEWS, Gadgets, laptops, netbook, Top News 8
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Acer updates Aspire Ethos laptop series

Acer Aspire Ethos

Acer recently added two new entries to its Aspire Ethos collection. The 5951G and the 8951G laptops are packed with Core i processor from Intel, 3.4GHz max Turbo Boost, NVIDIA GeForce GT500, DirectX 11 graphics, Dolby surround sound system, backlit chiclet keyboars, aluminum-magnesium alloy shells, and glossy matte finishes. mehr »

Posted on Jun 9, 2011 in ALL NEWS, Gadgets, laptops, netbook, Top News 7

Google’s Chromebook pre-launch strategy is a game

Google Chromebook Preview

Last week, Samsung’s Chromebook became available early at Gilt. This time, if you wish to get a hold of the Chromebook, you need to participate in a game facilitated by Google. It’s a new pre-launch strategy that requires one to join a treasure hunt in the World Wide Web starting with links as clues and then to another.

Google Chromebook Preview
It starts from a link found in Product Marketing Manager Azhar Hashem’s post on the Google Chrome Blog entitled “Live updates on the first Chromebook preview“.

Google Chromebook Preview
One update opens to the first Chromebook preview link which takes you to a Google Groups Announcement by Tim Berners-Lee. There you will find a huge Chrome logo at the upper right side of the window. Click the logo and you’ll be taken to the preview.

Google Chromebook Preview

Sadly, the Chromebook is already sold out. I wonder how many were able to figure out the game and how fast.

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Posted on Jun 8, 2011 in ALL NEWS, netbook, Top News 1

Computex 2011: ASUS Eee PC VX6S unveiled

ASUS Lamborghini Eee PC VX6S

ASUS recently rolled out a new series of notebooks. Over at the Computex, the company showed off the new Lamborghini edition of the Eee PC VX6S all beautiful in its glossy orange shell. mehr »

Posted on Jun 6, 2011 in ALL NEWS, Gadgets, netbook, Top News 1
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Memorex shows off a Nintendo DS game-changing case

Memorex Nintendo DS game-changing case

The Universal Game Selector Case by Memorex can perfectly protect the Nintendo 3DS’ cartridge. You know how much the cartridges can be easily lost by Memorex cam up with something that’s really useful for only $20. mehr »

Samsung outs 11.6-inch Series 9 Notebook

Samsung Series 9 Notebook

We’ve seen some Samsung 9 Series laptop already but today we’ve got the 11.6-inch model made available. Retailers in the US began to receive units of the laptops ready for selling. This is a follow up to the 13-inch 9 series released a couple of months ago. mehr »

Posted on May 17, 2011 in ALL NEWS, laptops, netbook, Top News 3

Fujitsu launches the LifeBook TH40/D

Fujitsu showed off the LifeBook TH40 D

Recently in Japan, Fujitsu showed off the LifeBook TH40/D. This new tablet runs Windows 7 and comes equipped with a 1GB DDR2 RAM, 1.5GHz Oak Trail Atom Z670 processor, 10.1-inch touchscreen, Wifi, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0 ports, SD card slot, optical trackpad, 1,024 x 600 resolution, a 120GB 4200rpm hard drive, and an HDMI out. The Windows 7 tablet can last up to six hours on a single charge. mehr »

Posted on May 13, 2011 in ALL NEWS, DISPLAY, netbook, Top News 1
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Google intros Samsung Chromebook too

Samsung Chromebook

Aside from the Acer Chromebook, Google also rolled out another model from Samsung. It’s the bigger and heavier one at 12.1-inch and 3.26 pounds. Here’s a rundown of the specs according to the search giant:

    8.5 hours of battery life
    IntelĀ® AtomTM Dual-Core Processor
    Built in dual-band Wi-Fi
    World-mode 3G (optional)
    HD Webcam
    noise cancelling microphone
    two USB 2.0 ports
    4-in-1 memory card slot
    Mini-VGA port
    Fullsize Chrome keyboard
    Oversize fully-clickable trackpad

Like the Acer version, the Google Samsung Chrome OS netbook will be released on June 15 by Amazon and Best Buy.

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Posted on May 12, 2011 in ALL NEWS, Gadgets, netbook, Top News 4

Acer launches Aspire One 722 netbook

Acer Aspire One 722 netbook

Acer just released their latest netbook entry: the Aspire One 722. This netbook is an 11-incher that is packed with the following:

  • 1GHz AMD C-50 Ontario processor
  • Radeon HD 6250 graphics
  • 1366 x 768 resolution
  • two speakers

The Acer Aspire One 722 can run for up to seven hours. Information on release date and price aren’t available yet.

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Posted on Apr 20, 2011 in ALL NEWS, netbook, Top News 3

Compufon Takes Shot at Mobile Convergence with an All-in-One Solution

A smartphone, tablet, and netbook rolled in one nifty gadget isn’t a bad idea. That’s why Kosmaz Technology is following the footsteps of the Eee Transformer Pad and the Atrix 4G with its own Compufon concept. Let’s admit it that the name sounds like something from a 90s sci fi novel but the renders of the product look quite impressive. mehr »

Posted on Apr 20, 2011 in ALL NEWS, Gadgets, Geek, laptops, Mobile, netbook, Tablets
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