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23
SEP
2009

Dell announces Moblin Mini 10v at IDF

Dell just announced the first shipping Moblin netbook, a developer-edition Mini 10v that runs Canonical’s Moblin Netbook Remix. No pricing info yet, but it’ll go on sale tomorrow, September 24, on Dell.com. We’re told they have units on the show floor for us to play with, we’ll...
21
JUL
2009

Techaisle Small Business Survey Finds 50 Percent of Netbook Owners Use Push Email

Techaisle‘s study on ownership and use of Netbooks among businesses shows that current and potential Netbook buyers are more technologically sophisticated than non-Netbook owners and support mobility products within their businesses. These small businesses not only support and...
21
JUL
2009

BlackBerry Desktop Software coming to Mac – Cell Phones & Mobile Device Technology News & Updates | Geek.com

Mac owners who are also BlackBerry users can finally rejoice. According to a posting on the official BlackBerry Blog it seems the BlackBerry Desktop Software will soon be coming to a Mac near you. The expected release of the Mac version of the software is slated for September....
14
JUL
2009

Japanese mobile porn consumption strains wireless data networks

The demand for mobile porn over 3G data networks has become so extreme that Japan’s top two wireless carriers, DoCoMo and KDDI, are looking to limit heavy data users in a bid to manage the load on their 3G networks. It’s fitting that porn is forcing carriers to deal with data...
13
JUL
2009

Apple To Launch $800 Netbook or Tablet In October – SoftSailor

Apple repeatedly said that they’re not working on a netbook because they don’t know how to make something priced below $500 that’s not crap. Well, that’s partly true as the company can make a lot of stuff price higher than $500 that’s crap. Now the rumors surface again as China...
08
JUL
2009

Google Announces Google Chrome Operating System – Mac Rumors

Google announced that they are getting into the Operating System business with Google Chrome Operating System. The new OS is described as their attempt to “re-think” what operating systems should be. Google Chrome OS will be an open source, lightweight operating system that is...
07
JUL
2009

13-inch Apple MacBook Pro Selling Out?

When the new 13” MacBook Pro was announced, it didn’t take a genius to guess that it would sell well. Apparently though the little MacBook is exceeding all expectations. Some stores are having trouble keeping the notebook in stock. Gene Munster, an analyst for Piper Jaffray,...
07
JUL
2009

Sony Vaio W netbook: 10.1-inch HD screen, N280 Atom, chiclet keyboard | Netbook Choice

Sony has finally released its first ‘proper’ netbook by announcing the Vaio Mini W-series. Whilst Sony has always claimed that the Vaio P was not a netbook, there’s not a chance they’ll claim the same with the Vaio W, which fits the typical netbook mould. The Sony Vaio W has a...
06
JUL
2009

Asus confirms three Eee PC T91 SKUs: base, 3G & multitouch | Netbook Choice

Asus has a lot riding on its first convertible netbook, the 8.9-inch Eee PC T91. It is their first netbook to have a swivel screen that can also be used as a tablet device. We know that several different versions of the T91 are planned, including the 3G-enabled T91GO. We also...
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 E1312, which...