Author Archives: Chad O.

MSI Wind, Gigabyte’s Device – Available by end of June 2008

DigiTimes is reporting on news from the Chinese-language Commercial Times that the MSI Wind and a similar, unnamed device from Gigabyte, will be available later in this quarter (by the end of June). The MSI Wind is a low-cost ultraportable … Continue reading

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Asus Eee PC 900 Unboxing (XEPC)

XEPC.org has added a large number of pictures of their unboxing of the Asus Eee PC 900, Asus’ 8.9-inch update of the Asus Eee PC “netbook” or low-cost/budget laptop. As you can see, it’s basically a larger version of the … Continue reading

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Lenovo ThinkPad X200 Rumors (Gizmodo)

Gizmodo is running a story concerning some unconfirmed rumors about the would-be Lenovo ThinkPad X200. They are stating that the Lenovo ThinkPad X300 will have a smaller version, aka the X200. They are stating that the X-series lineup will receive: … Continue reading

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Announced: Kohjinsha SR Series

Kohjinsha has announced a new ultra mobile PC (UMPC) or ultraportable laptop/tablet (convertible), with a 7″ LED-backlit widescreen touchscreen display, the Kohjinsha SR series. It’s powered by an Intel A110 CPU (800MHz). It’s height is 1.3 inches (33 mm) and … Continue reading

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VIA and Nvidia: Ultramobile VN Platform

NVidia and VIA Technologies are working on a new platform, the VN Platform, targeted towards smaller laptops and UMPCs, and competing against Intel’s nettop, netbook and Mobile Internet Device (MID) initiatives. It will use VIA’s existing C7 CPUs, as well … Continue reading

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