The unique Asus PadFone Android device will begin shipping in early April. Unfortunately, precise market launches has not yet been revealed, but Asus will announce “pricing details within a few weeks.” This recent information comes from its Google+ page, but we will have to wait until we hear about specific markets and pricing. The Asus more »
Netbook fans rejoice, another model has come available for pre-order. The latest is the Asus Eee PC 1025C which was introduced back in January during CES. And that begin said, nothing much of a surprise here. The pre-order is coming by way of Amazon and showing an expected shipping date of March 10th. In other more »
The industry is currently obsessed with Ultrabooks. There’s a misconception that Ultrabooks are just another name for really thin laptops, but Ultrabook is actually an Intel trademark. Therefore, no one can use the term “Ultrabook” to sell their computers without going through Intel first. A company named Netbook Navigator must have missed the memo because more »
HP is still turning out consumer focused netbooks. This time there’s a few new netbooks with the new Intel Cedar Trail CPUs. Géant, a French retailer, has listings for two new Cedar Trail netbooks from HP. The new netbooks are the HP Mini 110 and Mini 210. Both netbooks come with the a 10.1-inch screen, more »
AT&T today has started selling the Acer Aspire One AO722 netbook. Yes, you read it right. It’s not very often that we hear AT&T selling this kind of wares, especially since netbooks might seem a little less popular today, thanks to the newer – ultrabooks. But hey, you might be in need of an affordable more »
Asus seems to be ready to bring back the glory days of the netbook this year. Leaking out ahead of the upcoming CES 2012 are press shots of Asus latest netbook line – now called the Eee PC Flare Series. Even more exciting perhaps is the fact that the Eee PC Flare will be available more »
Still looking for a good use for that Cr-48 you have lying around? How about putting Windows 8 Developer Preview on it? That’s what one hacker did, and it seems to work out fairly well. Windows 8 will boot on the Cr-48 in just twelve seconds, but it takes a bit longer to get the more »
Microsoft showed Windows 8 to developers today at its BUILD conference. Windows 8 is a dramatic change from what we’re used to seeing with the operating system. Microsoft is taking advantage of the soaring popularity of mobile and web applications and touch interfaces in Windows 8. You may be wondering what kind of hardware you will need in order to run Windows 8. While Steven Sinofsky, the president of Microsoft’s Windows division, didn’t come out and say every somewhat modern PC can run Windows 8, he did give that impression.
Amazon has started accepting pre-orders for the new Asus Eee PC X101. Although there’s no definite date of delivery indicated, it may still be wise to place your order now if you’ve been eyeing this new netbook. Amazon has its price pegged at $226.99 which is pretty cheap by current standards. Why is this possible? more »
Just last week Verizon announced it’s first 4G LTE laptop. Today Big Red announces it’s first ever 4G LTE netbook for those who want to spend a bit less and get a smaller, less powerful computer. Verizon’s first 4G LTE netbook is the Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr. It’s a 10.1-inch netbook with a 1.66 GHz N455 more »
So many devices are all-screen these days. In many cases, one case of butter fingers can result in a screen that is cracked beyond repair. If you don’t have insurance on the device, you may have to eat the entire cost to replace it. There’s also the risk of theft with these fancy devices. Sprint now has a protection plan that covers smartphones, netbooks, notebook computers and tablets. It’s called the Assurant Advanced Protection Pack.
Over the next three years, Microsoft has said they will go from the 11 stores they currently have to 86. Originally built to compete with the successful Apple stores, Microsoft is more than doubling down, the company is committing to putting boots all over the US, but focused primarily on the Northeast, Florida, California and more »