Tag Archives: Netbook

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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HP Introduces AMD Fusion-Powered Pavilion dm1

HP has formally announced the 11.6-inch HP Pavilion dm1. It’s powered by AMD’s new Fusion line, with a dual-core E-350 APU (Accelerated Processing Unit), and will be a rival to the Lenovo ThinkPad X120e with a starting price of $449 … Continue reading

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Lenovo Announces 11.6-inch AMD Fusion Powered ThinkPad X120e

As well as 12.5-inch Intel Core-based ThinkPad Edge E220s announced by Lenovo today, they have also announced another ultraportable, this one falling into the netbook category with an 11.6-inch display. It’s the Lenovo ThinkPad X120e, the successor to the X100e. … 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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Google Chrome OS Pilot Program Launches

Google has formally introduced Chrome OS and the Chrome OS Pilot Program for laptops, and they’ve even introduced a new ultraportable laptop that was “designed for the pilot program.” Google Chrome OS is a Linux-based OS being developed by Google … Continue reading

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