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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...
09
JUL
2009

Report: Price Hikes Killing SSD Sales for Laptops – PC World

Surging prices for NAND flash memory have hurt what was a promising market for solid-state disk (SSD) drives in laptops this year, according to market research by iSupply Corp. In a report on whether rising flash component prices are curbing SSD adoption, iSuppli said the price...
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...
02
JUL
2009

Dell Inspiron Mini 10 GPS option explained – Video

Thinking about picking up one of those newfangled Dell Inspiron Min 10 netbooks with integrated GPS? Better get out the wallet, because Notebooks.com is reporting that the feature will set you back an extra $69. More from source
30
JUN
2009

Netbooks to make head start in adopting touch panels, suppliers say

Touch panel makers believe that netbooks will make a head start in adopting touch panels to utilize the Windows 7 operating system (OS), compared to regular notebooks and LCD monitors, according to industry sources. The touch panel makers are basing their prediction on their...
30
JUN
2009

Dell Mini 10v Now Available at Dell Outlet

The Dell Mini 10v is now available at the Dell Outlet (refurbished stuff) which prices currently starting at $259. (prices will fluctuate as stock goes quickly) Buying the Dell Mini 10v new will cost $299, so you can save $40 through the outlet. You probably won’t get 1024600...
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...
26
JUN
2009

Dell Mini 10v now with Atom N280

Dell.com is now selling the Mini 10v with an optional Atom n280 processor running at 1.66 GHz (1.66GHz/667MHz FSB/512K cache).  It is a $25 option that will be worted if you want to watch 720p HD video on your Mini (especially usefull via VGA out). There is no sign of a screen...