Post Tagged with: "Netbooks"

Toshiba Ends Their Love Affair with Netbooks, in the US

Netbooks are loosing their luster in developed countries because of the sleek sexy appeal of the Ultrabook…. Toshiba has been a long time advocate for the Netbook making fantastic products and even pushing the boundaries by putting Harman Kardon speakers into the palm rests

Acer & ASUS Planning New Netbooks for Q3 with Updated Processors

With Netbooks shipments stabilizing Acer and ASUS have found that there is still a market for consumers who need to be productive and don’t have alot of extra cash.  Both Taiwanese companies are planning on releasing new Netbooks upgraded processors from Intel. Intel plans to…

Intel Seeks Manufacturers for 10.1″ Rugged Fanless Netbooks

Intel won’t give up on the netbook just yet even though the market is trending increasingly toward tablets and ultrabooks. In order to breathe life into the ailing netbook market, Intel, as excepted, plans to emphasize a new Ultra…-slim, aesthetic design. Netbooks with display

ASUS Eee PC 1025C/1025CE Netbooks Getting Instant On Functionality

One of the touted features of Ultrabooks is an instant-on feature that allows them to wake from sleep or hibernation in a few seconds. ASUS has played up this feature in their Zenbooks. Now their latest Atom-based netbooks, the Eee PC 1025C and 1025CE, will…

Intel Roadmap Suggests Pricing Guidelines for Manufacturers Using Atom Processor

Intel has already established the precedent of setting pricing guidelines for their Ultrabook partners, even though few have been able to stick to the desired sub-$1000 USD figure. A supposed leaked Intel roadmap for Atom processor development puts forth more pricing guidelines for other device…

2011: Year of the Smartphone, PCs Overtaken, Tablets Continue to Gain Ground

According to global shipment number estimates from Canalys, smartphone shipments overtook total client PC shipment numbers for the first time in 2011. The so-called “total client PCs” category includes tablets, netbooks, laptops, and desktops.

Total smartphone shipments in Q4 2011 grew 57% over the same…

HP Mini 1104 Netbook Available Now for $399

Netbook sales have been dropping off like flies ever since tablets like the iPad and the Galaxy Tab 10.1 have come onto the scene. However, there are still some people who would like a full computing experience in a small, inexpensive package. Currently Ultrabooks aren’t…

ASUS Eee PC 1225B AMD Netbook Quietly Announced

The ASUS Eee PC 1215 was the highest powered netbook on the market with NVIDIA’s Ion graphics core, its AMD variants indicated with the B tacked onto the end were equally as successful since they too provided additional graphics power. ASUS has not given up…

Turn Your Old Netbook into a Mobile Security System

Wondering what to do with your old netbook? Well Colin Adamson has come up with Oculus Telepresence on Kickstarter, a website where you can crowd source funding to kick start your idea. Oculus Telepresence system simply mobilizes your webcam-equipped netbook for sentry duty.

The Oculus…

Dell Drops Netbooks, Productivity Sheds a Tear

Looks like Dell has thrown in the towel on netbooks, if you go to their site and search for the Dell Mini 9…, 10 or Duo you’ll discover that Dell’s netbook line up is no longer available. If you try to search for any

Samsung to Discontinue Netbook Line to Focus on Ultrabooks?

According to an e-mail Samsung sent to its trading partners, Samsung is discontinuing their 10.1-inch netbook line to focus on producing 11.6- and 12-inch Ultrabooks instead.

Quoted from the e-mail:

“Following the introduction of our new strategy in 2012, we will discontinue our 10.1-inch (netbook) …

Tablet shipments to Increase 60% in 2012, Netbooks Fall by 28%

Looking at the tablet market into 2012 the final quarter of 2011 is meant to remain steady an not see any growth. However, but Digitimes Research senior analyst James Wang believes that the zero-growth in the fourth quarter is the joint affect of Japan’s earthquake…

NEC MGX Ultra Thin 7 inch Android Netbook Caugh on Camera

Android is not an operating system for keyboard devices, so this is another interesting product that probably will never leave Japan.  NEC has come out with a 7 inch Android netbook that is only 9….9mm thick or less than 0.4″, that’s thinner then many

ASUS Still Supporting MeeGo, for Now

Last week at AppUp! Elements 2011, there was an announcement made that MeeGo was going to be joining forces with the Intel, Samsung, the Linux Foundation behind Tizen a new open source software project. Asus has actually just released the Eee PC X101… a super

Asus Eee PC 1015BX with AMD C-60 Available in Germany

ASUS has up dated their most popular SeaShell line netbook with 1015 series with the Asus Eee PC 1015BX which now features the AMD C-60 CPU. The device features the same 10 inch chassis with a 1024 x 600 screen resolution, 1GB of RAM and…