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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...
23
SEP
2009

Acer Aspire One D250 Android netbook previewed: disappointing – SlashGear

Acer’s Android netbook has been regular grist for the rumor-mill, with delays tipped, buyer apathy prediced, along with vehement denials from the company themselves. So it’s with no small amount of interest that we read one of the first reviews of the Acer Aspire One D250 Android...
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...
24
JUN
2009

HP Mini 5101 business class netbook

HP is launching a new business class netbook that will eventually replace the HP Mini 2140. The new HP Mini 5101 should be available in late July with a base price of $449. As you can see from the images, the HP Mini 5101 features a completely new look. While the HP Mini 2140 and...
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...
23
JUN
2009

10.1” Toshiba Mini NB205 Now on Sale from $349 + Free Shipping

The Toshiba Mini NB205, is now on sale today, as planned. Available in Brown, Black, Blue or White. The Black model is the low end model and is priced at $349.99. The chassis is a different material and the keyboard keys are flattish like on the HP / Dell Mini netbooks. The other...
23
JUN
2009

New Intel GMA 500 Driver Improves Video Performance – Portable Monkey

A new Intel driver for Atom netbooks with the US15 chipset (GMA 500 graphics?) has been released and has been tested out on many a Sony Vaio P with noticeable improvements in video viewing, Aero performance (enables 3D acceleration) and web browsing. Works only under Vista and...