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04
JAN
2010

NetbookInstaller Plans for 0.8.4

In a recent post Meklort stated that he will focus on simplifying the installation experience even more for the 0.8.4 release. his main goal is to make NetbookBootMaker supported on multiple platforms (or a version of it for each). Many users on the MyDellMini forum have...
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...
06
OCT
2009

HP Mini 311 First Test Results: Is Ion Worth It?

It’s here, and it could redefine netbooks. The HP Mini 311, with Nvidia’s Ion LE Graphics chips are responsible for processing all images sent to your computer?s display. Learn Moregraphics chip inside, arrived in our offices today. But how good is it? For months you’ve been...
06
JUL
2009

Medion rolls out AMD-based Akoya Mini E1312 netbook

The AMD-based netbook train may have been a little slow to get out of the station, but it looks like it’s finally starting to pick up a bit of steam, with Medion the latest to roll out an offering of its own. That comes in the form of the company’s new Akoya Mini...
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...
30
JUN
2009

Dell to ditch x86 for new ARM-powered netbook/MID hybrid device

Dell is reportedly developing a new pocket-sized device for “tapping into the Internet”. The device will run Google’s Android software (not Microsoft’s Windows) and will be powered by an ARM CPU (not Intel’s Atom, or VIA’s Nano). While the device will be similar to an iPod touch,...
26
JUN
2009

Intel to begin to release game changing SSDs in two weeks | 9 to 5 Mac

The Inquirer reports that Intel is set to release a new round of SSDs which might bring hard drive replacements into the hands of many more laptop owners. We’ve been told that with these new 34nm NAND SSDs, users can expect higher performance, higher capacities, and most...
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...
24
JUN
2009

New Intel Classmate worth the price?

The Classmate (whether the convertible tablet or traditional, rugged “clamshell”) is more expensive than the average netbook. Intel would like you to believe that the ruggedness, form factor, usability, and hardware/software ecosystem add enough value that a premium price is...
23
JUN
2009

First Impressions of the 11.6-Inch Gateway LT3100 with AMD Inside

There may be reports that Acer is skeptical about putting out its 11.6 inch Aspire One on shelves, but its brother Gateway seems to be sliding into the same space. However, Gateway also seems to be shaking up the specs on the inside of its 11.6-inch LT3100 by forgoing an Intel...