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20
APR
2010

HP Slate PC – iPad Fear Not

conecti.ca has a hands-on preview of the HP Slate. The verdict: It is far behind the iPad with regard to “Gadget quality” but is a good netbook alternative. Here is the Google translation of the article: Each develops a gadget that Apple does not spare those who come...
04
JAN
2010

NetbookInstaller 0.8.3 Released

NetbookInstaller 0.8.3 is now officially released. Lots of changes from 0.8.2. Look at the change log for details. This release is essentially 0.8.3 RC5, plus a couple of minor tweaks. Those changes include Bootloader banner is disabler (no longer displays chameleon string in...
10
NOV
2009

OS X 10.6.2 is out: Intel Atom support not included

Apple pushed out OS X 10.6.2 today, and while the latest Snow Leopard update fixes a whole slew of bugs, it introduces one major problem for netbook hackintosh builders: It doesn’t seem to work with the Intel Atom processor. It’s not clear whether Apple would have intentionally...
02
NOV
2009

Hackintosh Netbook users take note, 10.6.2 update kills support for Atom Processor – OS X Daily

Image via Wikipedia It’s not out in the wild yet, but 10.6.2 has been confirmed to kill support for the Intel Atom processor, this is especially important for Hackintosh users who have hacked various Atom based netbooks to run Snow Leopard. So what should you do if you have an...
04
JUL
2009

Nvidia’s Chief Executive Publicly Unveils Pricing of “Ion” Core-Logic – X-bit labs

Nvidia Corp.’s chief executive officer for the first time publicly unveiled pricing of the company’s GeForce 9400M single-chip core-logic better known as Ion. Based on the information provided by Jen-Hsun Huang now and several weeks ago, it transpires that Nvidia’s platform for...
24
JUN
2009

Shuttle X50, bare beauty

This is one slick looking portable all in one X50 system from Shuttle!  Look at this thing, it beat the iMac hands down in my book for aestethic. And the specs are not too bad either. The PC will come with a 15.6 inch touchscreen 1366 x 768 pixel display and a 1.6GHz Intel Atom...
24
JUN
2009

Nokia orders netbooks and smartbooks from Quanta and Compal, first model may launch Q3

Nokia Oyj ordered netbook computers from Quanta Computer Inc. and Compal Electronics Inc., the Commercial Times reported, without saying where it got the information. The Quanta netbook will use Intel Corp.’s Atom chip and will go on sale in the third quarter at the earliest, the...
23
JUN
2009

ASUS Eee PC 1005HA Seashell netbook

Offers 10+ hour battery life ASUS has added another member to its lineup of Eee netbook computers with the 1005HA Seashell that claims to have a runtime of up to 10.5 hours on its 6-cell battery. According to ASUS, the longevity is due to the Intel Atom N280 processor in...