Category Archives: Other Mfrs

Panasonic ToughBook 30 vs GammaTech Durabook D15RP (Engadget)

Engadget has posted a review/comparison of the current rugged Intel Centrino 2-based 13.3″ Panasonic ToughBook 30 versus the semi-rugged 15.4″ GammaTech Durabook D15RP. The ToughBook 30 isn’t exactly ultraportable – it weighs in at over 8 pounds, however it’s one … Continue reading

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Netbook CPUs: ARM, AMD (Conesus/Yukon), Dual-Core Atom

There were several major CPU-related announcements for netbooks released over the past few days, along with some more information about dual-core Atoms and how they might potentially fare in netbooks. ARM is going to use the ARMv7 architecture to make … Continue reading

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Packard Bell dot Announced

Speaking of re-badged netbooks/clones, we may have another one. Packard Bell, which was acquired by Acer earlier this year, is going to be releasing an 8.9″ netbook, the Packard Bell “dot”. It bears more than a passing resemblance to the … Continue reading

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Sylvania g MAGNI (MSI U100)

A “new” netbook from Sylvania is on the way. It’s the Sylvania g MAGNI, which, as LAPTOP Magazine reports, is a rebranded 10.2″ MSI Wind U100. LAPTOP Magazine interviewed Paul Goldenberg who is the Managing Partner of Digital Gadgets (they … Continue reading

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Changes Coming to Voodoo?

With the recent launch of the ultraportable 13.3″ Vodoo Envy 133, a laptop many were looking at as a competitor to the Apple MacBook Air and Lenovo ThinkPad X300, it seemed like HP’s acquisition of VoodooPC was going well. If … Continue reading

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