Category Archives: OS – Vista

Windows Vista – Deal of the Day – Samsung X360-34G ($1049.99)

This is kind of a surprise. If you are in the US and have been thinking about the ultraportable 13.3-inch Samsung X360, has the X360-34G as their “Deal of the Day” today. This is probably one of the cheapest … Continue reading

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NVIDIA Ion – Certified for Vista, Runs Windows 7

There was a joint press conference held today in Taipei, Taiwan between Microsoft and NVIDIA, showcasing the new NVIDIA Ion platform for netbooks/nettops and other ultraportable or low-power devices. It was hosted by NVIDIA’s general managers for their MCP and … Continue reading

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More on 10.2-inch Acer Netbook

We’ve been hearing about a 10.2″ version of the 8.9″ Intel Atom-based Acer Aspire One for a while now. TG Daily is reporting that Acer has slightly different plans for taking the larger members of the Asus Eee PC family. … Continue reading

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Netbooks a “Headache” for Microsoft

Netbooks have apparently caused Microsoft some concern, for a couple of reasons. Number one of course, they are introducing a lot of people to Linux, since up to 30% of netbooks currently shipping are shipping with some form of Linux. … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Pre-Beta on HP 2133 Mini-Note

We’ve already seen a few instances of Windows 7 on netbooks. Now HP Mini Guide has loaded a Windows 7 Pre-Beta on a VIA-powered HP 2133 Mini-Note. Keep in mind the VIA CPU used (C7-M series) was underpowered compared to … Continue reading

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