Category Archives: UMPC

Ars Technica: The State of the Netbook, Part I

Ari Allyn-Feuer over at Ars Technica has put together a comprehensive series that looks at the history and future of netbooks, as well as where they stand these days. They go all the way back 15 years ago to the … Continue reading

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Intel to Push CULV Platform – 2Q 2009

DigiTimes is reporting on a new platform that Intel is developing, to be rolled out sometime in the second quarter of 2009. Their sources believe that it’s targeted at AMD’s Yukon platform. This Consumer Ultra Low Voltage (CULV) platform is … Continue reading

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Windows 7, SSD Netbooks, UMPCs

A couple of more ultraportables have had Microsoft Windows 7 pre-beta installed on them, with information / benchmarks listed. UMPC Fever has a forum member who installed Windows 7 on a Fujitsu U2010, which worked great, from the included screenshots. … Continue reading

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Fujitsu LifeBook (U2010) U820 at the FCC

The 5.6-inch Fujitsu LifeBook U2010 is headed to North America as the Fujitsu LifeBook U820. It has been submitted to the FCC and is awaiting their approval. It has quite a few updates over its predecessor, the Fujitsu LifeBook U810: … Continue reading

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Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1 Hands-On (Akihabara)

Akihabara News has posted one of the first extensive looks at the new 5.6-inch Intel Atom-powered Panasonic Toughbook CF-U1. The CF-U1 is a “rugged’ type of device, made to withstand drops of around 3 – 4 feet and is sealed … Continue reading

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