Category Archives: ASUS

Intel Looking at Alternative Materials, Releasing More Ultrabook Information

DigiTimes is reporting that Intel and other companies are looking at alternative materials for ultrabooks. Magnesium-aluminum is the preferred choice of materials for ultrabook chassis, but there are only a limited number of lathes that can handle such chassis. Two … Continue reading

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Ultrabooks Set For September Production

DigiTimes is reporting that Acer, Asustek (ASUS), Dell, HP (Hewlett-Packard), and Lenovo are going to be launching ultrabooks later in 2011, with production starting up in September. Acer, Lenovo, and Asustek have already been mentioned a lot, especially with Asustek’s … Continue reading

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Netbook Pricing to Continue Dropping?

DigiTimes is reporting that due to a strong and continued demand for Tablet PCs and Tablets (notably Apple’s iPad), that name brand vendors/manufacturers in Taiwan are dropping prices on their netbooks. Asustek is mentioned as dropping the price of new … Continue reading

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ASUS U36JC Hands on (NetbookNews)

NetbookNews.com was able to get their hands on an 13.3-inch ASUS U36JC at the ASUS’ press conference yesterday. The U36Jc is very interesting – it’s fairly lightweight for the size, and is packing an Intel Core i5-460M (2.53GHz, dual-core). The … Continue reading

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Netbooks – They are Everywhere (even Toys R Us)

Netbooks. They are everywhere. Even at Toys R Us, as you can see by the image to the right of this article. I’ve been aware of them on display at Toys R Us for a year or two, but I’m … Continue reading

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