Claims made by higher authority in large corporations can make for interesting reading material, especially when their predictions about how the market will react to certain issues do not always go as planned. And Acer is no exception to the rule. Barely four months after its president claimed that netbooks can hold its own against
Dumping a smartphone operating system onto a computing device like a netbook may not be the most sensible thing to do, but it cannot be denied that OEMs have attempted to do so with varying levels of success. And if HP has its way, the next entrant to the netbook game will be powered by
Can’t decide between a tablet or a notebook? Samsung might have the solution. The company just announced its Sliding PC 7 Series and it looks very promising.
When the New Year arrives, it is time to get rid of the old and make way for the new, right? That is exactly what Lenovo has done to prepare itself for what 2011 has to offer. The Chinese OEM has announced in a press release that consumers can expect to see new additions to
Planning to go on a vacation to California on vacation? You may want to consider not bringing your mobile phone with you (especially if it has illegal data stored inside). California police are now permitted to search the mobile phone data of a person who are placed under arrest, and use any data collected (including text
Good news to all casual gamers. The popular Angry Birds game which used to be available only smartphones and tablets, is now on Windows laptops and netbooks too. Just go to Intel AppUp center and purchase your copy.
While most OEMs make it a point to announce to the world about product refreshes and new releases, some seemingly choose to do the direct opposite. Instead of making a big deal, these OEMs opt to quietly update the information on their webpages and wait for discerning consumers to sport the minor differences. Which in
Despite the increasing popularity of tablet devices, the netbooks aren’t going away anytime soon. For Japanese maker Toshiba, it has announced its new NB500 series that come in five fanciful colors, and also the NB520 model which is equipped with premium Harmon Kardon speakers. (Not a common sight for netbooks with quality speakers).
Aside from the Android mobile platform, Google also has the Chrome OS which is a platform designed for netbooks and laptops for users to work with web applications. Earlier in January, the Singapore media had a glimpse of the Chrome OS and that it is scheduled to be available later this year. Well, according to
Steve Jobs would probably flip if he saw something like this, but when it comes to making lookalikes of popular devices, the ingenuity of Chinese OEMs cannot be doubted. And this time, it is the recently-released 11-inch Macbook Air which has been ‘retooled’ into the VAYEE HY118, complete with Apple branding and (gasp), standard hardware
Stylish and uniquely crafted to honor the Lamborghini tradition, the new ASUS-Lamborghini VX6 fields powerful NVIDIA ION graphics, a dual-core Intel Atom D525 processor, audio by Bang & Olufsen, and the super-fast USB 3.0 standard.
Today, Samsung announced their new range of mobile computers which include the QX310, RF and SF series, as well as NF210 netbooks. The notebook and netbook PCs will be available this month and early next month.
Is bigger always better? It may apply in most situations, but the new Dell Mini 1018 does seem to discredit that particular saying. So is smaller better in this case? VR-Zone puts Dell’s latest netbook to the test with our surgical skills and analytic brains.
Apparently, Acer Inc thinks that having only one operating system on a netbook is too limiting for users. That is probably why the company has announced a new policy: all future Acer Aspire One netbooks fitted with dual-core processors will gain an additional Android OS alongside the bundled Windows 7 as part of the standard
LG Electronics CEO, Yong Nam, has recently stepped down and according to speculations, it is likely due to the company’s poor sales of mobile phones. Nam was asked to leave immediately, though that wasn’t reported on LG’s website.
ASUS has announced availability of its latest Eee PC, the 1015PEM. This netbook runs on a dual-core Intel Atom N550 processor, and you can stuff it up with 2GB of DDR3 memory. Also, there’s even support for Bluetooth 3.0.
Today, HP announced their new business mini notebook PC, the Mini 5103, which comes with an optional touchscreen that allows users to navigate conveniently via multi-touch gestures, finger taps and swipes. Comes in red, blue and espresso, the Mini 5103 is available now.
If the popularity of netbooks are of any indication, it is apparent that the world has embraced the cheap, tiny, and low-power device as a suitable platform to satisfy their on-the-go internet desires. And Dell has introduced yet another such mobile computer to the local market: its new Mini 1018.
With notebooks fast replacing desktops as the computing platform of choice, it is understandable that one would want to invest in a decent mobile computer to fulfill their daily computing needs. And HP done just that with its latest additions to the current ENVY, Mini and entry-level notebooks. Read on for more information.
Dual-core Atoms? Who needs them, you might ask. Apparently, enough of them for Acer to justify a new netbook, the D255, which sports the dual-core Atom N550 processor instead of the single-core N455 found in most netbooks today. Read on for more information.